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Oklahoma Has To Provide SES Tutoring Again

 But don’t get too excited about the return of SES tutoring as once again the Department of Education has managed to include a possible loophole in the letter sent to Superintendent Janet Barresi on August 28, 2014. Many news outlets are reporting that Oklahoma lost their waiver from the requirements of ESEA aka NCLB because […]

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What is Your Conference & Convention Personality?

 I have a conference coming up in October in Orlando – The Student Success Summit. It’s a new one for us in the tutoring and afterschool world and is an amalgamation of the Florida Afterschool Conference and Educational Strategies and Student Engagement Institute and we will be there giving away Oases goodies and spreading the […]

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Online School – Waving Goodbye to a Brick & Mortar School – Part One

 The Decision to go Online If you had asked me a couple of years ago if I would pull my child from the public school system I would have laughed in your face! You see I’m old school, pun intended, and believe in the University of Life and the School of Hard Knocks. While my […]

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Using Motivation to Manage Employees

 4 keys to managing your employees By Manmohan Joshi, first published on Bookboon.   1. Why do people need motivation? Motivation is the will to act. What we call “motives” are the reasons why people act in certain ways. Today’s increasingly competitive business world needs a highly motivated workforce for any organization seeking to achieve […]

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Personalizing Math Webinar August 27th

  Personalizing Math Through Technology and Differentiated Instruction Personalizing Math – Facing more rigorous math standards and expectations, schools are exploring new avenues to engage students in numeracy and address diverse learning needs. Silvestre Arcos, an award-winning math instructional leader, has found that resourceful use of technology can help teachers personalize instruction so that “students […]

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Five Practices That Could Transform Your Tutor Coaching

 Excerpts of EdWeek article by Elena Aguilar reproduced with foreword by The Tutor Report. Tutoring companies who monitor and assess their Tutor’s professional development or companies offering coaching for tutors might be interested in some tips published by Elena Aguilar on EdWeek regarding feedback and and planning for tutor/teacher coaching. Active Listening The first highest […]

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A Week With Private Tutoring Services in Florida

  If you were wondering about the lack of posts last week it was because I was out of the office visiting with an Oases Online customer Private Tutoring Services in South Florida; Boca Raton and Wellington to be precise. I was visiting PTS for Oases Training as their staff wanted a full Oases refresher […]

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Michelle Obama supports Arts – You can provide it!

 Have you considered providing Saturday workshops in Art and the other subjects disappearing from our schools. As detailed below Michelle Obama has stressed the importance of bringing the Arts back to our children. Workshops are great as you can involve more students and charge less due to numbers. Tutor Report Diversification Workshop Article First Lady […]

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Stanford Management Webinar – Change is Hard – Aug 5th

  Change is Hard, But Some “Not-So-Easy” Steps Can Help You Succeed Tuesday, August 5th | 9:00am Pacific. Creating and sustaining change is difficult, frustrating, and – in even the best cases – plagued with stretches where people are confused and feel as if everything is going wrong. Join Bob Sutton, Professor of Management Science […]

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Tips & Tricks For Using Promotional Tech Items To Promote Your Company

 By Jason Robbins, CEO of ePromos Promotional Products. It’s no surprise that when it comes to promotional products, tech items consistently come out on top. They’re forever useful – especially items for the computer. Industry research from Promotional Products Association International shows that consumers find computer products more useful than any other giveaway. One-hundred percent […]

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Utah Ponders If It Should Return To NCLB

 Lisa Schencker, The Salt Lake Tribune. After more than two hours of heated debate, the state school board voted Thursday evening to postpone a decision about whether to return to the unpopular federal education law No Child Left Behind. The board voted to decide at its Aug. 8 meeting whether to seek a renewal of […]

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Business Resource – Avery Summer Templates

 TEMPLATES GALORE I’m sure most of you have used the online Avery Template resource to build mailing labels and stickers but they have introduced some great Summer Templates that could be used in the office or for your Summer Camp and Tutoring projects. FUNKY SUMMER INVITE Throwing an event or party at your center for […]

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