Skooli Online Tutoring https://www.skooli.com Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:58:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 How to tutor online: A guide for prospective tutors https://www.skooli.com/2017/04/27/how-to-tutor-online https://www.skooli.com/2017/04/27/how-to-tutor-online#respond Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:32:15 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2223 Tutoring online can be a lucrative undertaking; the industry is growing rapidly as increasing numbers of students and parents visit online tutoring platforms like Skooli in search of personalized academic support. In addition to being profitable, life as an online tutor is also fun and rewarding. Educators get to work with students one-on-one to help

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Tutoring online can be a lucrative undertaking; the industry is growing rapidly as increasing numbers of students and parents visit online tutoring platforms like Skooli in search of personalized academic support.

In addition to being profitable, life as an online tutor is also fun and rewarding. Educators get to work with students one-on-one to help them achieve their personal learning goals and use online tools designed for learning in the 21st century in their sessions.

Once an educator identifies tutoring online as an option for them, it’s all about finding the right environment to start helping students and of course, earning some money. For prospective tutors, the questions are often “Where do I start?” and “What online tutoring site is right for me?”.

Below you’ll find a guide that provides valuable info on how to tutor online. We also have a For Tutors page that covers how to become an online tutor.

Requirements for becoming a Skooli online tutor

Skooli tutors are professional teachers and subject-area experts. Holding one of the following sets of credentials helps our team identify you as a top tutor:

  • Bachelor’s degree + state or provincial teaching certification
  • Master’s degree or PhD
  • Specialized instructor qualification (e.g., ESL certification)

While these are not rigid requirements, holding one of the above sets of qualifications will certainly help you become a Skooli tutor.

There are special cases in which Skooli will onboard tutors who don’t have any of the above qualifications. These include tutoring initiatives with partner organizations that happen in private networks and don’t require tutors to have the same level of expertise and background as publicly available tutors.

About Skooli students

The majority of Skooli students are middle and high school students who need help in math, sciences, and English/language arts. Some tutoring does happen outside of these grade levels and subject areas as well – Skooli is available for K-12 and college students in any academic subject.

How to become an online tutor with Skooli and start tutoring

  • Apply as a Skooli tutor
    Let us know you’d like to tutor on Skooli. Have your teaching certifications, proof of education, and ID ready.
  • Get approved and verified
    If you’re a good fit for Skooli, you’ll be approved and visible to students. Add a criminal record check for full Skooli verification.
  • Get familiar with Skooli
    Find some time with a Skooli team member to get introduced to the system and classroom. We’ll make sure you’re ready for your first session.
  • Set your schedule, sharpen your profile
    Make sure you receive the right session requests for you. Set your availability, double check your bio and profile picture, and ensure your teachable subjects are listed on your profile.
  • Start tutoring
    Get online to accept instant help requests and start earning money tutoring one-on-one in the Skooli Online Classroom.

How to tutor online with the Skooli classroom

The Skooli Online Classroom has all of the tools you need to host better-than-in-person tutoring sessions:

  • See your students with face-to-face video conferencing
  • Speak to each other with high-quality voice
  • Write, type, and draw on the digital whiteboard
  • Chat via instant messaging
  • Upload and share files like essays, diagrams, and tests
  • Accessible from any device
  • Collaborate on Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides

The best way to learn how to use the classroom is to try it. Our classroom demo will walk you through the tools and features in a guided tour!

How to get more students

Once you’re approved, verified, and have your first handful of sessions under your belt, it will be time to  Here are our top tips for attracting more students and booking more sessions:

  • Have a complete profile, including a cover image and video message, and as many subjects/topics as possible.
  • Collect ratings and reviews (but this comes with time). If you are looking to improve your profile quickly, you could ask your students to kindly rate you after the session. The highest rated tutors appear first in the list, so you’ll climb the ranks if you have several positive reviews.
  • Keep your availability flexible. If your available times don’t match with your potential students’, they won’t book you. Keep your timezone in mind as you select your timeslots — Skooli is 24/7 and its students are all over the globe.
  • If you have some time, set yourself as available now which opens you up to immediate booking and live chat from students. When a student requests an immediate lesson, Skooli will render a pop-up where you can click to either start or decline the session.
  • Respond quickly and be helpful when an inquiring student sends you a direct message.

 

Hopefully this quick guide is helpful for any prospective tutors. Heck, it could even be useful for current Skooli tutors looking to maximize their experience with us.

If you need more info about how to tutor online, here are some extra resources:

Skooli’s For Tutors page
Skooli Tutor Help Center
support@skooli.com

 

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Hey parents, did you know you can earn free online tutoring time for your child by referring friends to Skooli? Yep, Skooli’s Refer-a-Friend program allows you to collect tutoring credit just by sharing a link with other parents and students who could benefit from online tutoring.

On top of that, friends you refer will earn free tutoring time, too!

How much free tutoring time can I earn?
Great question. For each friend you refer, you and your friend each get $15 in Skooli credit. You can refer as many friends as you like, so the ceiling is as high as you make it.

How do I refer friends?
Here’s a simple step-by-step outline of how Skooli’s Refer-a-Friend program works:

  1. As a current Skooli parent, you get a unique link to share with friends who want to sign up for Skooli. Find your link here. Send that link to a friend! (Tip: You can copy it and send it however you like or use our built in form to send it via email, Facebook, or Twitter.)
  2. Your friend signs up for Skooli and completes an online tutoring session.
  3. You get $15 of Skooli credit, your friend gets $15 of Skooli credit.
  4. Send your link to more friends! Earn more.

Where do I get started?
Right here. Hit that link, get your referral code, and start earning.

If you’re not ready to grab your referral code right this minute, just use the “Earn Free Tutoring Time” option in your dropdown menu next time you’re logged into Skooli. It looks like this:

Happy earning.

Skooli’s Refer-a-Friend Program Terms & Conditions

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What’s right for you: homework help or regular online tutoring? https://www.skooli.com/2017/04/13/whats-right-homework-help-regular-online-tutoring https://www.skooli.com/2017/04/13/whats-right-homework-help-regular-online-tutoring#respond Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:40:33 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2214 Here’s what you might be thinking: Wait…  There’s a difference between homework help and regular tutoring!? And here’s my answer: YES! There is. Let me explain. Homework help is the assistance required to complete an assignment or particular piece of school work at a standard decided by the student. Homework help is specific to that

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Here’s what you might be thinking: Wait…  There’s a difference between homework help and regular tutoring!?

And here’s my answer: YES! There is.

Let me explain.

Homework help is the assistance required to complete an assignment or particular piece of school work at a standard decided by the student. Homework help is specific to that particular assignment and the chapter, unit, course, and subject to which it belongs. It requires a tutor who can provide the exact guidance needed to complete the homework. The best tutors for homework help will also try to ensure that the student finishes the session with the understanding to complete the same, or a similar, piece of homework on their own.

Example of homework help: Ryan needs help finishing his trigonometry assignment. A tutor helps him complete his homework by coaching him through the assignment. Ryan may not require tutoring from this tutor again, but he understands what he needs to in order to complete his task at hand.

Regular (online) tutoring is academic support at regular intervals, whether daily, weekly, bi-weekly, or even monthly. Regular tutoring happens with the same tutor session after session, and each session builds on prior lessons. Typically, regular tutoring occurs in a particular subject area, but not necessarily the same course. In some cases, regular tutoring may even transition to mentorship.

Example of regular tutoring: Jenna, a 10th grade student, wants to get into Northwestern University. She’s arranged regular weekly online math tutoring for one-on-one support. She plans on attending these sessions through 11th grade to make sure her overall math grades are the best she can produce for her application.

TL;DR: Homework help is short-term academic support, whereas regular tutoring is long-term academic support.

Now you might be wondering which of the above, homework help or regular tutoring, Skooli can provide.

If you guessed homework help, you’re right! If you guessed regular tutoring, you’re also right! We do both.

The Skooli platform certainly was not designed to connect students with people to do their homework for them, but it was built to provide students with on-demand access to a tutor to provide instant homework help. In a matter of a couple minutes, a student can visit the Skooli site, create an account, type in their subject, and be in the online classroom getting homework help with a certified teacher.

Skooli’s advanced scheduling capabilities not only make regular tutoring on Skooli possible, but very easy as well. Students can book sessions with the tutor of their choice ahead of time and immediately following the session, they can schedule their next one so they’re always a step ahead.

So, what’s right for you? Homework help or regular tutoring? The answer depends on your goals. If your learning goals are immediate and you simply need to get that homework done, then seek homework help; you can always transition to regular tutoring later. If your goals are long term, like college acceptance or a certain grade at the end of your course, regular tutoring is the answer for you.

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How online tutors can spark innovation in their students https://www.skooli.com/2017/02/15/online-tutors-can-spark-innovation-students https://www.skooli.com/2017/02/15/online-tutors-can-spark-innovation-students#comments Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:19:46 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2149 Educational processes are becoming more digital every day. For students, that’s a good thing. You get a chance to explore various learning resources and use the ones that fit your learning style. When you identify your learning style and find online materials that help you learn at your own pace, you’re on your way to

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Educational processes are becoming more digital every day. For students, that’s a good thing. You get a chance to explore various learning resources and use the ones that fit your learning style. When you identify your learning style and find online materials that help you learn at your own pace, you’re on your way to better grades.

You want to learn something? No problem. You can take an online course at a very reasonable price.

There’s one problem with this approach: what about innovation? We know that a teacher can push you to find your creativity, but are online learning programs as effective in triggering innovation? The fact that you’re not physically sharing space with other students can be troublesome. You’re watching a video or clicking through an online course and your mind can easily wander away.

This issue requires a creative approach. Most of all, you need to find a good tutor, who will trigger the creative process. We’ll tell you how online tutors can help you boost your creative and critical thinking skills.                              

How an online tutor can help you discover your creativity

You want to be innovative. However, being creative doesn’t mean you can just sit with a piece of paper and write a beautiful poem. It’s a process that demands structure, at least if you want to fit it into your educational journey. That’s where a tutor can help.

1. An online tutor teaches you to appreciate open-ended projects

Do you know what separates creative students from the crowd? They are not afraid of flexible projects. They enjoy the opportunity to express their ideas in ways other students don’t think of. When you find an online tutor, they will make sure to initiate that process.

A traditional college professor gives you precise instructions for essays, research papers, and other types of assignments. You don’t have much flexibility there, so it’s difficult to write something when the topic doesn’t inspire you. That’s why lots of students end up using services that simply complete those projects for them. No creativity there.

When helping you with a subject that can be injected with some creativity, like English or other subjects within the humanities, online tutors have a different strategy. They can help you find new ways to think and organize your thoughts when you’ve been assigned a broad topic. You may working on a typical paper, but your online tutor may suggest opting for a video project, blog post, colorful presentation, photo project, or anything else that comes to your mind.

If, for example, you get instructions to discuss your impressions of a book, such as To Kill a Mockingbird, you can write an unusual book review. If you don’t like the book, spit it out. You have unlimited possibilities to step outside the box when you get an open-ended assignment.

2. They make creativity part of the learning process

The tutor gives you individual attention. That’s something a teacher or professor can’t do when they are dealing with a huge class. You will be in direct communication with your tutor, so they will evaluate and trigger your interests. If you’re struggling with any part of a project you’re working on, they will help you move forward. Rather than giving you direct solutions, they will inspire you to develop problem-solving skills. That’s the most effective way to teach creativity – through an individual approach tailored according to the strengths and weaknesses of the students.

If, for example, an online tutor for sociology class notices you have a special interest for photography, they will ask you to showcase modern society through a photography project. They will help you combine cognitive and emotional learning. They will find a way to make you like all things you learn, so you’ll improve not only your skill for creative expression, but your memory too.

3. They approach creativity as a skill

The best online tutors understand that creativity can be taught and learned. It’s just like resourcefulness and every other soft skill that can be developed through a focused approach. The job of a tutor doesn’t only involve helping you understand the concepts from the curriculum. They also present the material in a new way and give unusual assignments or in-session tasks that promote creativity in general.

If, for example, you hire a tutor to help you understand math, they will show you how those formulas you learn at school can be applied in the real world. They will inspire you to look around and find math in everything that surrounds you. That’s the kind of vision expansion that leads to the development of creative thinking skills.

If you want to combine the learning process with creativity, learning with an online tutor is the best thing you can do. Through an individual approach, these educators inspire you to explore new ways to learn and share your knowledge.     

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Guest Writer

antonio Antonio Tooley is an ESL teacher and a blogger. He enjoys roaming around the world and exploring new cultures. Find him on Medium and Twitter

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This teacher has an individual handshake for every single one of his students (Video) https://www.skooli.com/2017/02/02/teacher-uses-handshakes-personal-relationship-students https://www.skooli.com/2017/02/02/teacher-uses-handshakes-personal-relationship-students#respond Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:53:24 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2138 “Never underrate the power of relationships – with anyone.” – Barry White Jr., Fifth Grade Teacher at Ashley Park Elementary School Barry White Jr. is doing something a little different from most elementary school teachers. Not only is he forging and maintaining meaningful relationships with each of his students, but he’s communicating that to every

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“Never underrate the power of relationships – with anyone.”
– Barry White Jr., Fifth Grade Teacher at Ashley Park Elementary School

Barry White Jr. is doing something a little different from most elementary school teachers. Not only is he forging and maintaining meaningful relationships with each of his students, but he’s communicating that to every single one of them in a unique way: personalized handshakes.

Inspired by LeBron James’ personal pre-game handshakes with his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates in the NBA, Barry decided to introduce one-on-one pre-class shakes with his students. Every day before class the kids cue up outside the classroom and, one by one, they face off with their teacher for their own handshake. They enter the classroom feeling energized, appreciated, and ready to learn.

At Skooli, we believe that one-on-one connections can be incredibly impactful on a student’s education. In fact, that’s part of the reason we are focused on developing a rich learning environment that’s conducive to relationship building between the tutor and his pupil. Whereas many digital learning and online tutoring destinations tend to give info and provide students with homework answers, Skooli tutors promote thorough understanding through proper mentorship and personalized learning. And unlike learning from Q&A forums or texting with a tutor, the Skooli Online Classroom uses an interactive whiteboard, audio, and video, to ensure students are learning face-to-face and getting to know their tutor.  

Students benefit significantly from positive personal connections with their educators and Barry White Jr. is proving just that with his pre-class handshakes. He knows each of his students and reminds them every single day.

Check out Barry on NBC News here:

And see all of the handshakes here:

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Get in Shape for College Applications! https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/31/get-shape-college-applications https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/31/get-shape-college-applications#respond Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:35:28 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2133 If you don’t be careful, the college applications are going to sneak up on you in senior year. The application process is more than just writing your essays and waiting for your results. It often requires lengthy conversations with your parents, tons of research, and time dedicated to find scholarships. How do you stay on

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If you don’t be careful, the college applications are going to sneak up on you in senior year.

The application process is more than just writing your essays and waiting for your results. It often requires lengthy conversations with your parents, tons of research, and time dedicated to find scholarships.

How do you stay on track? AdmitSee is a database of 60,000+ successful college application files that can help you figure out how to apply to college with peer insights. I mean, how are you expected to craft the best version of your college application without ever seeing one? Each application file includes the student’s background, test scores, extracurriculars, essays, and advice.

With all this crowdsourced data, AdmitSee is also has the data insights to help you explore what colleges you should apply to, what extracurriculars are popular at reach school, and what majors you should consider.

To help juniors get in shape for the college applications, they are offering $50 in credits to the first 10 students who sign up. Use invite code PROMO3 and register now!

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How you can earn free online tutoring with Skooli https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/25/can-earn-free-online-tutoring-skooli https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/25/can-earn-free-online-tutoring-skooli#respond Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:00:19 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2122 Students can now earn free online tutoring time on Skooli! With our new Refer-a-Friend program, students earn $15 in Skooli credit for every friend who signs up using their unique link and takes an online tutoring session. Students who join Skooli through a Refer-a-Friend link get $15 in Skooli credit of their own as well!

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Students can now earn free online tutoring time on Skooli!

With our new Refer-a-Friend program, students earn $15 in Skooli credit for every friend who signs up using their unique link and takes an online tutoring session. Students who join Skooli through a Refer-a-Friend link get $15 in Skooli credit of their own as well!

Here’s a simple step-by-step outline of how Skooli’s Refer-a-Friend program works:

  1. As a current Skooli student, you get a unique link to share with friends who want to sign up for Skooli. Send that link to a friend!
  2. Your friend signs up for Skooli and completes an online tutoring session.
  3. You get $15 of Skooli credit, your friend gets $15 of Skooli credit.
  4. Send your link to more friends! Earn more.

Are you a student who’s ready to start earning free tutoring time? Start referring friends by clicking “Earn Free Tutoring Time” in your dropdown menu when you’re logged into Skooli!

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Tutors can refer students and earn cash, too! If you’re a tutor, click “Refer a Student, Get $20” in your dropdown menu. 

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3 Qualities of the Best Math Tutors https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/17/3-qualities-best-math-tutors https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/17/3-qualities-best-math-tutors#respond Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:10:15 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2052 Math is a staple in North American education systems. If a student has college aspirations, they must meet a certain standard in mathematics and also be able to perform well on the SAT and/or ACT, each of which have their own math sections. For some students, grasping a thorough understanding of math comes easily and

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Math is a staple in North American education systems. If a student has college aspirations, they must meet a certain standard in mathematics and also be able to perform well on the SAT and/or ACT, each of which have their own math sections. For some students, grasping a thorough understanding of math comes easily and for others, math is never a subject that will come naturally. However, all students have the potential to perform well in math and prevent it from being a barrier between them and their goals – in life or in academics.

At the high school math level, the difference-maker for a student is often not their innate math ability, but the quality of the instruction and guidance they receive.

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Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher. – Japanese Proverb

With that in mind, how can a student tell if they have a quality math tutor? If you’re a student, what should you look for to make sure you’re learning with someone who can provide the math help that will help you get better grades and gain a better understanding of math?

To help you answer these questions and ensure you’re connecting with the right Skooli online math tutor for you, check out three qualities of a great math tutor below. Keep in mind that these aren’t the only qualities they should have, but ones we might not typically think about while getting instant help or booking time with a tutor.

1. A great math tutor ensures that the student doesn’t just know a concept, but actually understands it.

Understanding tends to take longer than knowing and involves connecting pieces of information that you know.

For example, you will know that the weather is bad when there is rain, but you may not understand why it is happening. Learning how rain is formed and how it affects the weather is the key to understanding why the weather is bad. You may also recognize a written language and know what it is just by looking at the characters, but you will not understand it unless you take some time to study it (Difference Between Knowing and Understanding).

2. A great math tutor teaches to the student, not to the textbook.

This doesn’t mean that the tutor ignores the textbook material, but that they recognize and take advantage of opportunities that a one-on-one tutoring setting makes possible. Math tutoring allows the tutor to teach the material in the right way and at the right pace for the student. Skooli online tutors will identify their students’ learning styles and adjust their lessons accordingly. (We wrote about different learning styles in a previous blog post, which you can read here.)

3. A great math tutor asks questions.

When you imagine a brilliant math tutor, you probably think of someone who’s able to answer any question, but it’s also vital to get math help with a tutor who asks questions. They should ask questions to understand which aspects of math are most challenging for the student and which are the easiest, to learn why the student is seeking extra help, and ultimately, to provide lessons that will best teach the student the material they need to learn.

Well-informed personalized guidance that contributes to thorough understanding is vital in math learning; a great math tutor must be able to provide this type of learning experience.

What other qualities should have a math tutor have? If you’re a student or parent seeking a tutor, what do you look for in your tutor?

Connect with a Skooli online math tutor today.

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Tips for better grades in 2017 https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/04/tips-better-grades-2017 https://www.skooli.com/2017/01/04/tips-better-grades-2017#comments Wed, 04 Jan 2017 20:20:13 +0000 https://www.skooli.com/?p=2046 January is here. And that means it’s time to start executing on those New Year’s resolutions. If getting better grades at school, establishing better study and homework habits, getting into college, learning a new language, or simply becoming a better student fit into your plans for 2017, you’re going to want to check out some

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January is here. And that means it’s time to start executing on those New Year’s resolutions. If getting better grades at school, establishing better study and homework habits, getting into college, learning a new language, or simply becoming a better student fit into your plans for 2017, you’re going to want to check out some of the suggestions below.

Don’t have any New Year’s resolutions? That’s totally fine. But I think we can all agree that striving to reach new academic heights should be top of mind nonetheless. In that case, the tips below will help you, too.

To help students pursue their goals this year, I’ve dug through some recent and older Skooli blog posts to compile a list of things that students of all ages can do to sharpen their minds and produce results.

Here’s what I came up with.

Manage your time

On my journey through university, I met a lot of friends and acquaintances who were studying all sorts of different subjects. This meant they had unique courses with their own demands, varying amounts of homework, and distinct individual pathways through their degrees. However, a common thread among all of the students I met was that time management was top of mind – either because they needed to get better at it or because it was a key to their college success.

In a post we published prior to final exams last spring, I suggested that, while prepping for exams, students “avoid cramming [and if they] have multiple exams, plan when [to] study for each one…”

The same should be true when you’re going into a new calendar year, semester, or school year. Plan out your semester in advance. If you’re aware of exam dates, due dates, and other important academic events on the horizon, plot them out on a calendar (digital or with pen and paper), and stick to it. If you’re able to take it a step further and plan out a standard week, including time for school work for each subject and any extracurriculars, you’ll save yourself a pile of stress down the road.

Meditation

I’ll admit it – this isn’t a common piece of advice when it comes to improving academic performance. I’ll also admit that I should take my own advice more often when it comes to meditation (I’ve only actually tried it a handful of times). But, there are a lot of reasons meditation is becoming more and more popular among students. Here are some from a guest blog we published back in May 2016 (thanks to Riley Webster, yoga teacher and plant-based health junkie, from the Lotus Journal for the insight):

  • It increases focus
  • It releases stress and anxiety
  • It enhances creativity
  • It creates a healthier body (scientifically proven to boost immunity!)\

Interested in trying meditation for yourself? Get started with Riley’s guide — Meditation for students: A beginner’s guide.

Eat brain food

The foods you eat can make a big difference in how your brain functions, and in turn, how you perform in school. Here are some suggestions from our 5 lifestyle tips for students infographic:

Brain food comes in all shapes and sizes, from fruits and veggies to nuts and seeds. Avoid fatty and sugary snacks. Try broccoli for vitamin K and pumpkin seeds for zinc. Focus on getting a variety of vitamins every day.

Seek one-on-one help

Both asking for help and creating opportunities to learn from a knowledgeable teacher, tutor, prof, or instructor in a one-on-one setting are pieces of advice that can make enormous differences in a student’s academic performance.

We published a post on the AdmitSee blog called 7 Pieces of Advice For First Year College Students that offered this tip with regards to asking for help:

It can be nerve racking to step out of your comfort zone and ask older students or your professor for help, but most people actually want to help you when they can see your willingness to find academic success. You can even make a handful of new friends in the process!

One-on-one help is vital to student success. It allows the student to learn at the exact pace and with the right teaching style for them. We published a piece on personalized learning, specifically related to math tutoring, last May: The benefits of a personalized, online approach to learning math.

 

Do you have your own methods for getting better grades in 2017? Leave read your suggestions in the comments below!

Happy studying. Happy New Year.

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“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.”

At Skooli, we believe that a great teacher can bring incredible opportunities to his or her students. That’s why we keep the above quote written across our chalkboard at all times.

The video below, from Educating Yorkshire, is a perfect example of a great teacher spending one-on-one time with a student of his who had his own unique struggle with learning. The student, Musharaf, faced a tremendous obstacle en route to university – a severe stammer. It was extremely challenging for him to speak out loud, especially in front of his peers. But with guidance and support from a committed teacher called Mr. Burton, he was able learn to speak well enough to not only earn the grade he needed on his English speaking exam, but also deliver a tear-jerking speech in front of his entire school.

See it all for yourself here:

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