A tutor is sitting at a desk with a teenage student. they are both looking intensely at the student's work.

The Difference Between Being a Tutor and Mentor

While both tutors and mentors are important in any child’s life, they both serve different purposes. Whether you need a tutor or a mentor depends on what point

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The deficit model in tutoring – how do you meet parent expectations?

One of the challenges in teaching is that people think they can do it better. The parents, our own families, and the politicians all think that they know what does and should go on in our classrooms.

A tutor is pointing at a particular math problem in the student's work with a pencil.

Why every teacher should consider becoming a tutor.

You may love being a teacher, or you might be considering a change. Regardless, every teacher can learn a lot from spending a little time tutoring students.

A young student is being tutored by her teacher. The teacher is smiling while supporting her handwriting.

What is the difference between teaching and tutoring?

Tutoring is different to teaching. Many teachers think they can be tutors; that they have the skills so it’s an easy side-hustle or change of career.