Archive | May, 2013

Tutor.com Reads: Wool Omnibus

For this month’s Tutor.com Reads post, book club veteran Jake Ramsey, Tutor.com Product Manager, reviews our May pick.  If you’ve been following our book club recently, you may have picked up on our preference for a certain kind of book – one part sci-fi, one part mystery, and just a pinch of end-of-the-world dystopia thrown […]

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A Character Filled Mother’s Day

For Mother’s Day we wanted to celebrate our favorite mothers from some of our favorite books. Upon investigating we found it a bit trickier than expected. Many of the books we’ve read either had a non-existent or negative mother figure featured. So we decided to bring in the experts. We got on the phone with […]

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Laurel B. Heads to the White House

Last week Tutor.com tutor and military spouse, Laurel B., had the opportunity to attend a White House celebration honoring the work of Joining Forces and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP). Joining Forces, founded by First Lady, Michelle Obama, and Dr. Jill Biden, asks companies to pledge their commitment to hiring military spouses and veterans. […]

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Trend Watch: MOOCs & Maker Spaces

Maker spaces are in. From libraries to 11 year-old web series stars, everyone is inviting everyone else to get in on this movement. Alternatively, as that new trend takes center stage we are seeing more articles featuring contrasting opinions about MOOCs.  An exciting, yet disruptive force in the higher education market, MOOCs are receiving a mixture […]

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Announcing the Tutor.com Better Together Contest

We are excited to announce the launch of the Tutor.com Better Together Contest! Tutor.com has worked with libraries for more than ten years to create lifelong opportunities for patrons. During that time we’ve seen an increase in library innovation as they sought partnerships with schools, businesses, and local government agencies. We believe everyone benefits when […]

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