Archive | September, 2012

Working Together with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Twenty seven of our library clients have been partners for ten years! To celebrate, we’re featuring their unique stories and how Tutor.com has impacted their diverse communities.   Founded in 1903 as a Carnegie Library, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library opened with just 2,526 books. Today the library boasts a rich collection of 1.3 million books, digital resources, […]

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Tutor of the Month: Deborah M.

Each month our team of mentors nominates a “Tutor.com Tutor of the Month”. We are pleased to introduce this month’s Tutor of the Month, Deborah M! Current empty nester, Deborah M., has a vastly different schedule these days. The former Air Force pilot maintained her position in the Air Force Reserves for over decade while […]

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How Students Learn

By Joan Rooney, Tutor.com’s Vice President of Instruction The educational world has increasingly looked to neuroscience to expand our knowledge on what actually happens in the brain when students learn. Learning involves growing brain connections. Some key points are: Learners need to be able to connect new information to something they already know. In other […]

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Creating a Homework Plan

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry We have a goal. We decided that this year is going to be different. No more worries and tantrums, handwringing and all-nighters around homework. Although I believe in the power of positive thinking, I also agree with Antoine de Saint-Exupery that a […]

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