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How to Give Effective Praise

While giving praise to students of any age seems like an overwhelmingly positive thing, it is important that we know the best practices to effectively give praise, or it can actually backfire. Building confidence and showing an appreciation of a student’s efforts is a huge part of steady. ... Read More

 

The Four Stages of Competence: Math Edition

We all like to think of ourselves as active participants in our lives. We make decisions from sun-up to sun-down: when to wake up, what to eat for breakfast, what email to answer first, what podcast to listen to on the drive home. However, the uncomfortable truth is that our behavior is more ... Read More

 

Using Color to Aid in Learning

Now that school has started, you've most likely stocked up on school supplies to set your student up for a successful year. At AJ Tutoring, we're supplying our offices with a rainbow of whiteboard markers, sharpening our colored pencils, and unpacking a colorful array of Post-It Notes. In ... Read More

 

Studying Strategies to Help Students with Learning Differences

Whether or not students have diagnosed learning differences, every student has a unique learning process. Here at AJ Tutoring, we work to leverage student’s strengths and create individualized learning plans to best meet their needs. Some students may have a 504 or an IEP (Individualized ... Read More

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