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October 14, 2021
9 Benefits of Having a Private Social Studies Tutor

The private tutoring market is projected to grow to an estimated USD $279.3 billion by 2027. And when you look at the advantages tutors can offer their students, a hefty number such as this is not only validated, it’s justified. Moreover, one of the most commonly requested tutoring subjects is the topic of social studies. […]

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September 6, 2021
A guide for scoring well on the ACT

The ACT score ranges from 1-36 and there are specifics you’ll need to know about how the results are calculated. In the exam, there are four different sections: English Language and Composition - 1 point Math Reasoning Skills - 2 points Reading Comprehension & Essay Skills - 3 points Science Reasoning Test - Students have […]

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August 24, 2021
5 essential tips for improved math grades

Do your children struggle with math? Is it something that gets them frustrated and confused? Home math tutoring can help in a huge way by lifting your children’s spirits and allowing them to succeed in the subject they find difficult. Besides getting a home tutor, here is what you can do to help your children […]

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July 5, 2021
ACT vs SAT: What's the difference?

If you are wondering which is better for yourself or a student, you can choose whichever you would prefer or you feel more fit with. This assuming there are going to be testing centres for each test and where they are located. If you or your child are testing, you will want to know the […]

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June 15, 2021
Easy ways to practice and improve your English conversations

English is known as one of the hardest languages to learn in the world. There are so many words in the English language that mean the same thing. For instance, to “see something” or to “watch something” can mean two completely different things but the words, “see” and “watch” are both something you do with […]

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May 6, 2021
The benefits of hiring an online tutor for social studies

Unlike some subjects, such as math or science that involve hard facts and equations, social studies raise more questions than hard facts about a society’s history. It’s focused on human beings and interrelationships - and for students, this means lessons centred on critical thinking, reasoning, reading comprehension, and real-world understanding. Having a tutor by your […]

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April 13, 2021
6 tips to beat the time limit on the SAT reading

The idea of beating the clock on the SAT test is something that most people can do, however many people fail to answer all the questions by the skin of their nose. There are many students in the Calgary area that do not have the knowledge, tools, and resources to complete the SAT on time […]

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March 8, 2021
When would your child require the help of a math teacher?

When does my child require the help of a math teacher? When your child is struggling with understanding how math works and/or does not see the importance of math, many reasons can make it hard for them to learn. If your child is having trouble learning math the conventional way, it might be a good […]

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January 28, 2021
3 advantages of social studies tutoring for students

A common misconception about tutoring is that it’s mainly beneficial for subjects like Math and Science. However, did you know that having a social studies tutor can enhance the learning skills you need for other subjects? Keep reading to learn more about the three hidden benefits of social studies tutoring.  1. Enhances critical thinking skills […]

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January 12, 2021
3 signs your child needs a science tutor

It’s not uncommon for children to find a test or science curriculum challenging. In fact, a challenge can be a good thing to help strengthen skills and encourage learning. However, there is some specific behaviour to look for that indicate a child needs help beyond what they’re given.  The question is - when is it […]

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November 18, 2020
5 benefits of an online English tutor

Educational landscaping is changing. More people are relying on online tutors and taking advantage of the convenience and innovation that technology provides. While tutors have traditionally taught students face-to-face, online English tutoring presents unique benefits for both the student and the teacher. Let’s take a closer look at some of the advantages of hiring a […]

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October 23, 2020
Is ACT online prep effective for achieving a perfect score?

When it comes to ACT test preps, there is no shortage of resources out there to help set you up for success. However, not all of them are effective or useful. You may be spending too much time on material that is not moving the needle towards your goals. With any test prep, you’ll need […]

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October 1, 2020
5 Benefits of Online SAT Tutoring

Tutoring is traditionally known as face-to-face interaction with teachers and students. In recent years, the landscape of tutoring has changed drastically. The methods of education have adapted to the digital age and include sophisticated online tutoring that continues to evolve and improve. Today, we’re talking about 1-1 online tutoring for SAT test prep and five […]

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August 25, 2020
Which Online Whiteboard is Better for English Tutoring?

For online English tutoring at home, students and teachers alike need a place where they can collaborate, share screens, draw, create diagrams, and send images. A shared document with back-and-forth emails simply won’t do the job. Below, we’ve listed a few online digital whiteboards that make online English tutoring at home a more effective and […]

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July 28, 2020
What are The Best Online Tutoring Applications & Tools?

The growing popularity of home tutoring online is attributed to the many positive benefits it brings to students and educators alike. Students can go at their own pace and educators enjoy the convenience of teaching in the comfort of their own home and the time saved from commuting. Although online tutoring is proven to be […]

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June 19, 2020
What Online Whiteboard is Best for Math Tutoring?

An online whiteboard is recommended for simulating a physical classroom for students taking online math tutoring. The good news is, today’s technology has significantly revolutionized online classrooms around the world. A quality online whiteboard is one that is simple to use for both the student and the teacher, enhances the learning experience, and allows the […]

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September 10, 2019
Preparing for SAT and ACT exams with Calgary Home Tutoring

Are you or the student in your life working towards preparing for their SAT or ACT exams? Preparation courses offered through Calgary Home Tutoring are a comprehensive, one on one way to prepare students for these challenging exams. Our SAT and ACT exam preparation courses will teach students beneficial test-taking skills, and improve and enhance […]

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January 15, 2019
High hopes for new Alberta curriculum!

Alberta education recently announced the first draft of our brand spanking new curriculum, starting with grades K-4.  The rest of the grades will follow on a yearly basis with the gr 5-8 draft being released next December, 3 subject areas of grades 9-10 in Dec 2020...

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