Archive | November, 2012

Creating Lifelong Learners

Have you ever noticed how naturally curious young children are?  They want to know what snow is and where cheese comes from. They go through that “why” phase:  “Why is the sky blue?  Why doesn’t the moon fall out of the sky?  Why are your keys in the refrigerator?”  They love being able to count […]

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Giving Thanks

We here at are thankful for every talented tutor and every hopeful student who logs on to our service every single day of the week to create hundreds of thousands of moments of learning! It is quite extraordinary! Read on to see what else members of the Team is thankful for this year! […]

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Military Family Finds Success with has a network of 2,500 tutors spread across North America, and about 10% of our tutors are affiliated with the military. Since our tutors are remote, we rarely get a chance to meet them face-to-face. That’s why our for U.S. Military Team was thrilled to meet Lara P., a tutor and military spouse, […]

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Movember at

By Duane Romanell, Creative Services Director It’s the middle of “Movember,” and a few of my colleagues and I have been doing our small part to bring awareness to diseases that affect the health and well-being of men around the world. For those of you that don’t know, the Movember movement was started […]

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Trend Watch: MOOCs

MOOCs or massive open online courses are taking the higher education world by storm! George Cigale,’s founder and CEO is taking a course this semester and wrote more about what will make MOOCs successful on his blog, CEOTutor.  Check out George’s post and our top reads from the last few months that cover this […]

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Would you LARP? Participate in a live action role-playing game, that is. That question took center stage during our latest book club meeting. This month we read The Folk of the Air by Peter S. Beagle, author of the acclaimed book, The Last Unicorn. The Folk of the Air follows the return home of Joe […]

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