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How to Tutor Your Own Child: Boost Grades and Inspire a Lifelong of Learning - Without Paying for a Professional Tutor
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In How to Tutor Your Own Child, professional tutor Marina Koestler Ruben shows you how to become your own child's after-school tutor. Learn the academic nitty-gritties of homework assignments, organization, and electronic resources. Building on her "Six-Step Session" format, Ruben shares the secrets to tutoring children in any subject from kindergarten through high school.
Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yesbillion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. What are parents of todays overextended students to do? If only there were a resource closer to home that was easy, free, and able to provide the same quality of service. But there is: you.
Marina Koestler Ruben, MA, is a professional tutor, writer, and editor who works as the official in-house writing tutor at the renowned Sidwell Friends School. She has also privately tutored students K12 in math, science, history, English, ESL, French, Spanish, and other subjects. She has been published by the Washington City Paper, Smithsonian.com, CNN.com, EducationWeek.org, and McSweeneys.net, and she has appeared on NPRs Talk of the Nation. Marina lives with her husband and daughter in Washington, DC. Visit www.MarinaRuben.com.
"begins with tips to engage children in the learning process and proceeds to ideas to make education fun and creative. ...Parents who have trouble motivating their children will find this book (which considers K-12 students, with a particular focus on teens) useful and will appreciate Rubens organization and chapter summations."
Library Journal, 6/1/11
"Marina Ruben uses wisdom, experience, and laser-sharp intuition coupled with support and concrete tools and strategies. This is a must-read book for parents of every school-age child."
Dr. Fran Walfish, Child Psychotherapist and Author, The Self-Aware Parent
"A thoughtful, humorous, and practical guide for parents and anyone interested in child enrichment. Reading and discussing this book will be time well spent."
Dr. Lea Ybarra, Executive Director, Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins University
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