I don’t like to multitask. It’s true. I don’t talk on the phone in the car. I keep my instant messenger off while at work. Sometimes I even turn off my email (gasp!) while I’m working on a project and need to concentrate. I don’t even like to listen to music while I work. I […]
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photo credit: ribosomis Every once in a while, we get a comment from a student or parent that really makes our day, and Friday was one of those days. We received the comment below in an email from the parent of one of the students who tried Tutor.com for the first time. Amanda M is […]
We were thrilled to announce the launch of the new Learning Suite, and students have been connecting to tutors all day. We not only expanded our products, but we added lots of new “stuff” to our classroom and thousands of resources that they can use 24/7. I can talk about it all day, but rather […]
I have read blogs in which educators make the case that it is perfectly fine for kids in school to fail. After all, the purpose of school is to prepare them for life and life includes failure. I propose a totally different perspective. I think that life sends all of us plenty of opportunities for failure. There is no need to create or stimulate failure experiences for students. The experience of failure in childhood and adolescence can have significant long term effects.