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The 5 Traits Your Tutor Must Have: A Tutor Hiring Check List

When Jake and I started, we made plenty of mistakes (as entrepreneurs tend to do) and hiring the right tutors is high on the list. I know the difficulty in recruiting tutors is universal, both for our industry, and for any family looking to give their kids excellent resources. The perception about what makes a… Continue reading

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The 3Ms: Mastery. Go beyond “What did you learn in school today?”

In my last post, I talked about getting beyond the Three R’s to develop higher level thinking skills in your student. At Revolution, we have developed an approach to instilling what we call the Three M’s in every student with whom we work. The Three M’s are Mastery, Management and Mindset. Today I am going… Continue reading

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The 3Ms: Mindset, Be mindful of how you praise your child

If you have been following my blog, you know that at Revolution we have developed three ideas that we believe are crucial and must be instilled in every child preparing for college and a career in the 21st century. We believe that in addition to a solid foundation in the Three R’s—reading, writing and arithmetic—students… Continue reading

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The 3M’s: Management of Self (The myth and curse of “Multitasking”)

If you have been following my blog, you know that at Revolution we have developed a skill set that we believe is crucial to instill in every child preparing for college and careers in the 21st century. We believe that in addition to a solid foundation in the Three R’s—reading, writing and arithmetic—students also need… Continue reading

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Making the Grade

While there are notable examples of people whose grades were not important or indicative of their future successes, be it in college or a profession — think Einstein, a notoriously poor student, or Harold Bloom, a preeminent professor and literary critic, who was accepted to Cornell, despite grades, after a “strong performance on the New… Continue reading

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