It’s back to school season again! For many families, a return to school also marks a return to homework struggles at night. Sometimes it’s a matter of getting back into a routine; other times, it’s a matter of adjusting to a new teacher, new classroom, and new curriculum. But if your student is really having difficulty in school, you may be considering hiring a tutor. If so, how can you be sure to pick the right tutor for your child? This article from lifehack.org suggests finding a tutor that is approachable, knowledgeable, and finding a tutoring format that works best for your child (such as in-home or online). Here’s a bit of good news for parents – when it comes to picking the right tutor for your child, Club Z! does all of the heavy lifting for you!
It’s a rite of passage for many of us parents to tell their children just how good they have it compared to when WE went to school! Just try explaining to your kids how you conducted research for a paper or project by looking up the topic in an actual book. It’s a mind-blowing experience for most kids. But if the thought of an encyclopedia set is mind-blowing, check out this online post from MentalFloss.com about what schools looked like in the 1800s. Continue reading