Monthly Archives: "January 2015"
Getting the most out of online tutoring: Setting expectations for your tutor
As a Skooli student, you have a say in the education you receive. You should be able to set high—but reasonable—expectations for your tutors in order to get the best learning experience possible. Be clear about what you want to gain from tutoring, and understand how making your expectations clear can help you achieve your
Do your favorite things while studying online
Have you asked yourself — “how am I going to manage to find time to meet with an online tutor when I have so many other interests going on?” You’re not alone, we all struggle with managing to find time for the things we love to do while trying to fit in extra study time
Stop procrastinating and start studying
We get it: we all procrastinate. When you don’t want to do something, it’s very easy to convince yourself that there are other pressing, personal things to spend your time on. You might even be reading this because you’re procrastinating right now! No judgement, we’re here to help. If you’re looking for some quick tips
Getting the most out of tutoring: Being prepared
Working with a Skooli tutor is a great way to get ahead in school. Get the most out of your learning sessions by making sure you’re prepared for each one and don’t waste your learning time. Bring your assignment sheet, if applicable. In order to ensure that you get the highest grade possible, your tutor
Tips for finding the best tutor for you
We’re still in January and this is generally a great month for setting and starting New Year’s Resolutions. Did you make plans to study harder for math? Maybe you told yourself you really want to sit down and learn some Spanish this year. Whatever the case, here at Skooli, the perfect tutor to help you
Study snacks to boost your brainpower
Eating well does wonders for your body. But have you ever thought about what nutrient-dense brain food does for your mind? Read below for 5 amazing study snacks that will boost your brainpower and get you feeling like a study superhero. Tomatoes There is plenty of evidence to suggest that lycopene, the antioxidant found in
Online tutoring: what are the benefits?
Need extra help with a specific subject? Or perhaps you’re looking to learn something new altogether, like Italian. With Skooli, we’ve tried to make connecting virtually with a tutor the perfect solution to all your learning needs. But some people are still skeptical about the benefits of online tutoring. At Skooli, we’re trying to change
4 common mistakes students make in online learning environments
Online tutoring offers many advantages, but students are required to give just as much time to see improvements in their grades or understanding of a subject. Avoid these common mistakes below and use your tutoring sessions to your advantage. Getting distracted — and assuming your tutor can’t see When in an online learning environment, there
Online tutoring: Why ‘free tutoring’ isn’t always the best
We’re sure that while looking for the perfect tutoring solution online, you’ve come across tutoring websites offering free services. You’ve likely also considered giving free tutoring a try. And while ‘free’ always sounds appealing, when it comes to you (or your child’s) learning, free may not be the best. At Skooli, we make sure that
Getting the most out of tutoring: Setting expectations for yourself
Signing up for tutoring with Skooli is the first step in advancing your learning. However, passively participating isn’t enough — it’s important to set expectations for yourself and take an active role in your learning. Speak up! If you need help in one area and you don’t think you’ve done enough review, tell your tutor.