MOOCs – 5 Ways They Can Help Tutors Grow Their Businesses

On May 29, 2012, in Technology in Education, Tutoring, digital content, ed tech, online learning, by Scott Cronenweth
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Whether you’re an independent tutor or work for a training company, private school or other organization, teaching a MOOC gives you multiple opportunities to grow your business.

Summer Tutoring Jobs: Five Suggestions for Where to Look

On May 9, 2012, in Teaching, Tutoring, tips, by Scott Cronenweth
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If you’re an experienced educator interested in picking up summer tutoring work, here are five possibilities to consider.

Four Ways Tutors and Teachers Can Use Pinterest

On February 28, 2012, in Social Media, Teaching, Technology, Technology in Education, Tutoring, ed tech, tips, by Scott Cronenweth
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Millions of people are now using Pinterest to plan their weddings or home remodels, market products or just share ideas and inspirations. And Pinterest is also a great technology for education!

4 Tips for Connecting with New Learners

On November 8, 2011, in General, Teaching, Tutoring, tips, by Scott Cronenweth
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You can find basic “make a great first impression” tips in dozens of places online. Here are some tutoring-specific tips on first impressions.

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Three Reasons to Get Online Tutor Training

On October 25, 2011, in Education Industry, Tutoring, Uncategorized, by Scott Cronenweth
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Many tutoring centers offer some training for their tutors. But what about private tutors and coaches? New online training methods have evolved that enable private tutors to learn new skills anytime, anywhere they can access the Internet.

5 Must-Include Pieces of Info for Your Tutoring Ad

On June 16, 2011, in Resources, Tutoring, tips, by Kate Miles
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We’ve all been to cafes and seen the bulletin boards covered in flyers for piano lessons, yoga classes, sleep studies, and, of course, skilled tutors. How are you going to stand out amongst all those sheets of paper? Whether you’re taking your ad to Starbucks or to Craigslist, your style and approachability must be palpable through [...]

6 Things Tutors Can Learn from Merriam-Webster's Online Video Campaign

On October 12, 2010, in video, by Shannon Sweetser
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If you’re one of the many educational consultants, tutoring companies, and tutors who have yet to embrace online video as a means for sharing your brand with a wider audience, a Pew Research study as well as a Merriam-Webster case study may motivate you to put down the pen and start pressing ‘record.’ State of [...]