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Number of Pages: 198
Vendor: Ten Speed Press
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Homeschool Supermom . . . Not! When Grace Meets HomeschoolingSusan KemmererSchoolhouse Publishing / 2009 / Trade Paperback$11.69 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Tutoring today is a $4 billion industry (yesbillion) with companies like Sylvan Learning Center and Kaplan Tutoring cashing in. So, what are parents of todays overextended students to do? Top professional tutor Marina Koestler Ruben empowers you to take a do-it-yourself approach to your childs after-school enrichment. As a parent-tutor, you will learn how provide holistic academic support for your children and create an intellectual environment in the homestrengthening your relationship and improving parent-child communication in the process.
Rubens accessible guide shows you how to balance big-picture curiosity with the academic nitty-gritties of homework assignments, organization, and electronic resources. Building on her proven "Six-Step Session" format, Ruben shares the secrets to tutoring children in any subject from kindergarten through high schoolall with a warm, entertaining tone that will inspire you to inspire them.
Marina Koestler Ruben works for Sidwell Friends School as a writing teacher, for the Johns Hopkins University as a course developer and instructor of undergraduate and graduate writing courses, and as a freelance writer, editor, and writing consultant. She has written for Smithsonian Magazine, CNN, Education Week, McSweeney's, and the Washington City Paper, and has worked as an education writer for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Library Journal, 6/1/11
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Dr. Lea Ybarra, Executive Director, Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins University