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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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Dogs on Deployment – Help our Troops

 And now for something completely different……….. Pulling out my soap box……….. getting situated……. picking up my mega-horn……….. Here goes…….. Dogs on Deployment finds foster homes for the pets of service men and women whilst on deployment. My son joined the Marines whilst still in high school and in a few weeks will ship out to […]

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Free Afterschool Engineering Curriculum

 Engineering is Elementary, Developed by the Museum of Science, Boston. Do you struggle to think of STEAM or critical thinking activities to do with your afterschool kids? Perhaps you are a tutoring company running some STEM or STEAM workshops at the weekend. Well free help is at hand courtesy of the Museum of Science in […]

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Best Practices to Prevent Bullying

 Bullies can escalate their behavior during Summer Camp, AfterSchool and their associated field trips. The fun atmosphere of camp and field trips can be interpreted by the bully as ‘an anything goes’ environment, that the rules of social engagement no longer apply. This might not be true for all students but it was for my […]

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