Excellence is not about discipline or willpower. Every day we hear someone going off about the need for self discipline, for willpower, in our behaviors so that we can reach our potential. As a student, I can’t tell you the number of times I heard some adult go on about that. Nor can I tell you the number of times … Read more
I missed posting yesterday. I could go into all of the justifications, and there are a few, but thing is, I’d set myself a goal to be consistent so I could build a habit and I missed a deadline. I have a few ways, at least, to approach this event. Here are some of the obvious ones. You may see … Read more
Habits are powerful things and like all powerful things they have both light and shadow sides. Because many of us, especially young people, are drawn to flexibility and the power of possibility we feel free when we are living completely in the moment we are often resistant to habits and routines. The thing of it is. We live our lives … Read more
How do you know you need a private tutor? To answer this I really need to address what it is a tutor does. A tutor is not the same as a teacher. At the risk of overly simplifying things, a teacher’s role is to present a curriculum. A curriculum is a set of interrelated topics that will help a student … Read more
This is a test of the GED category. In the coming days I will add posts to this category about the upcoming changes in the GED, how to do better on the GED, how to study for the GED and other similar tests and more.
Welcome to the Web Home of The Tutoring Company. I use my blog to post about things that I find interesting, talk about learning issues and ideas that I believe in, and to answer questions that my students or readers post. I hope that you find the information useful and the explanations clear. Take a look around. Add your name … Read more