TutorCruncher Blog - Teaching


What Makes a Great Personal Statement for Tutoring Jobs

 Robert Wilson
For a neophyte in this online tutoring or home tuition arena, writing a captivating (yet truthful) personal statement could be quite a challenge to begin with.…
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How to Teach Students to be More Creative

 Chrissy Jones
Can creativity be tutored? While the creative attributes of a person are largely determined by personality attributes developed and set in our formative years,…
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How to Avoid Burnout as a Freelance Tutor

 Chrissy Jones
It may come as a surprise that 25% of Americans find their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives. For a freelance tutor, the stress of the job can…
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Calculating ‘This Year in TutorCruncher’

 Sam Jenkins
To work out ‘This Year in TutorCruncher’, the calculation can be summarised as: Starting Value + Time Since Date * Rate of Increase The Starting Value is…
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Hands-on Learning

 Maria Horner
The Victoria & Albert museum in London recently announced a national schools programme — Design Lab Nation — which aims to revive art and design education in…
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The Pitfalls of last-minute studying

 Maria Horner
Raise your hand if you’ve ever tried to cram information into your head the night before an exam. Leave your hand up if it didn’t work out particularly well —…
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Teaching critical thinking in a ‘post-truth’ world

 Sam Jenkins
Back in November 2016, Oxford Dictionaries chose their word of the year: the adjective post-truth, defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which…
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Unhappy teachers = happy tutors?

As a profession teaching has a reputation for long hours (holidays excepted) low pay and often stressful working conditions. In studies it is teaching, not…

What do Parents Want from a Tutoring Company?

Every student has different needs and every parent uses the services of a tutoring company for different reasons. However, there are some constants that…
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