How to Tutor Your Own Child

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Ten Speed Press | Aug 02, 2011 | 208 Pages | ISBN 9781607740506

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    Ten Speed Press | Aug 02, 2011 | 208 Pages | 5-1/2 x 8-1/4 | ISBN 9781607740278

  • Ebook$9.99

    Ten Speed Press | Aug 02, 2011 | 208 Pages | ISBN 9781607740506

Praise

“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 Ruben’s 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

Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
 
Foreword ix
 
Introduction
The Best Tutors I Never Knew I Had 1
 
CHAPTER 1
Starting Out: Why Tutor? 5
 
CHAPTER 2
Getting Down To It: The Basics 14
 
CHAPTER 3
Mindset over Matter: Thinking Like a Professional Tutor 44
 
CHAPTER 4
Feasts, Field Trips, and Froebel: The Creative Parent-Tutor  70
 
CHAPTER 5
Put It on the Wall: Living the Parent-Tutor Lifestyle 92
 
CHAPTER 6
iDon’t Think iKnow Where My Homework Is: Helping Kids Connect and Organize for the Twenty-First Century 110
 
CHAPTER 7
How Much for an A? The Ethical Parent-Tutor 139
 
CHAPTER 8
Points of Contact: Parent-Tutored Teens 162
 
Resources 180
 
Notes 188
 
About the Author 191
 
Index 192

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