Hiring a Tutor

How to Define a Successful Tutor-Student Relationship

What are the 4 Es in Every Successful Tutor-Student Relationship Over the past two or three weeks I’ve been asked the same sort of questions during the initial consultation and assessment with prospective students and their parents. Interestingly, the questions and concerns seem to be centered around the same notions…and they are totally understandable! Basically, they […]

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Video: How to Hire the Best Tutor for Students Diagnosed with ADHD

Hiring the Best Tutor and a Steve Jobs Tribute Written by Hugh MacLeod of Gapingvoid Art A thought-provoking tribute written by a wonderfully warm and incredibly talented and provocative young artist! If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know why I’ve shared Hugh MacLeod’s brilliant tribute to Steve Jobs. If you haven’t and don’t, please […]

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The Eye of the Storm Syndrome: Why Short Term Tutoring Rarely Works

Professional Tutoring vs Quick-Fix Tutoring and The Eye of the Storm Syndrome During the initial consultation and assessment, I warn new students and their parents about something I’ve come to know as The Eye of the Storm Syndrome. The Eye of the Storm Syndrome is very common; and it is, in my opinion, the most […]

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Hiring a Professional Tutor and the Fram Oil Campaign: “Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later”

You can pay me now… …or you can pay me later! The same holds true for almost everything in life…but it is especially when it comes to teaching, tutoring, coaching, and even monitoring. Yes, there are a handful of people who are at the top of their game and give back, myself included. But it […]

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Westside Tutoring: Every Student Succeeds – Guaranteed!

Westside Tutoring succeeds even after other tutors and tutoring firms have failed!  Westside Tutoring Serves all of Northeastern and North Central Ohio Westside Tutoring specializes in working with students who have difficult learning and/or emotional hurdles to overcome! In other words, we help our students reach their full potential. Guaranteed! Westside Tutoring students often rise to the top […]

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The Real Rewards of Working with Students: The Intangibles!

Working with Kids of All Ages Offers the Best in Rewards… …It’s the Intangibles! Over the past 30 years I have worked with students from 5 to 65 years of age!  I have rarely worked with a student who didn’t respond to respect, empathy, passion, and compassion. Interestingly, I have often found myself working with […]

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The State of Education, Project Kids, Hiring a Tutor: Part I

When to Hire a Tutor: If You Think Your Child Needs a Tutor…You’re Too Late! This will probably be one of the worst articles you will read on one of my blogs, in terms of grammar, flow, semantics, and overall structure that is! In fact, in many places it may seem more like a rant. In […]

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