Scribblar

Scribblar is an online collaboration and whiteboard tool that is perfect for online tutoring.

Whizzimo

Whizzimo is an online reading tool that is great for both online and in-person tutoring.

Let's Go Learn

Let's Go Learn is an online assessment and supplemental instruction tool that is invaluable for a tutor business.
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Closing Time

Closing Time for Tutor Coach The time has come, after a decade of taking care of this website I've decided I can no longer keep up with it! This website has been such a great community and I've met some amazing people who just blow me away with their talent for...

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Choosing a Focus for Your Tutor Business

Choosing a Focus for Your Tutor Business

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/_EMZe2j5bbI" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> This video is about choosing a focus for your tutor...

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Teachworks.

Teachworks.

Guest post by: Karla Rodriguez Business Management Software for Education Companies. The demand for private tutoring continues to grow; this represents a great opportunity for tutoring companies focusing on the key elements that drive success to their business....

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Running a Tutor Business Can Be Intimidating

Running a Tutor Business Can Be Intimidating

Riding the tea cups makes me want to....vomit. There I said it. Tea cups are one of the worst rides and I find that I have been getting those woozy feelings often this past year as I work on my new online tutoring business, Math for Middles.   I worry and stress....

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Build a Tutoring Website with WordPress

Build a Tutoring Website with WordPress

Today I am welcoming Jared Rand of Knowledge Roundtable to share more with us about building a website on WordPress.  Jared has a really unique looking website that is streamlined and clear as to what he wants users to do.  Read this and be sure to check him out....

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Schedule Tetris

Schedule Tetris

It’s a busy tutoring afternoon and you check your email right before your first student only to be smacked in the face with an expert game of Schedule Tetris with a parent.  The following question was posted inside of the Just for Tutors Facebook group (accessible...

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Settling Into Retirement: A Case Study

Settling Into Retirement: A Case Study

One of the things I enjoy most about writing here on the Tutor Coach is that I get to interact with people from all sorts of backgrounds and beginnings.  Kim Schwartz is one of those multi-talented tutors that I've enjoyed getting to know over the past few years....

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Stagger Sessions:  Maximizing Tutor Time

Stagger Sessions: Maximizing Tutor Time

Elizabeth, a member of Just for Tutors, shared a schedule technique she uses to help her maximize her time working with her students.  Her schedule is always full and this allows her to serve more students. Maximizing Tutor Time This method is called the "Stagger...

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Time Saving Tip – Email Templates

Time Saving Tip – Email Templates

Email Templates Do you find yourself writing the same email over and over again? I know I do, so I thought I would share a time-saving tip with you, my fellow tutors. I send the following types of emails to clients on a regular basis: Welcome email with login details...

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One Book and a Whole Lot of Action!  A Case Study

One Book and a Whole Lot of Action! A Case Study

It doesn't matter how you came to be a tutor, whether you just fell into it or intentionally set out to be a tutor, your business will grow slowly unless you do one thing.  Take Action!  When I first started tutoring, I timidly put myself out there.  I made a little...

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Seasons

Seasons

Updated:  Sept. 12, 2015 (read the story...then the update at the bottom) If you missed me sharing about that one decision staring me down, you may want to read about it before you read below.  This summer has been totally crazy, even though I tried to prevent the...

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The decision staring me down this year

The decision staring me down this year

This upcoming school year is going to cause some mega change in our household.  I am the mother of three boys and my oldest is going to middle school and my baby is going to first grade.  For the first time ever, all of my kids will be gone all day.  In all honesty, I...

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3 Simple Things Tutors Can Do to Thrive

3 Simple Things Tutors Can Do to Thrive

  Have you ever had a day filled to the brim with students, rarely had time to eat or take care of yourself, or spend time with your loved ones, then at the end of the day you find yourself totally drained? I know I have.  Way more often than I care to admit. But...

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4 Things All Tutors Want

4 Things All Tutors Want

We all tutor for various reasons.  Maybe you are tutoring because you need a little extra cash.  Perhaps you are tutoring while looking for a full-time teaching job.  I wonder if you are tutoring because you were recently laid off or decided to retire but want more...

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Why it Pays to Raise Your Rate

Why it Pays to Raise Your Rate

A few years back, I raised my rate for all of my students across the board.  It didn't matter if they had been with me for a long time or not.  I realized that I wasn't getting paid what I was worth.  And then it happened.   Fear set in about losing students.  I spent...

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