Summer activities

Fortunately we are no longer confined to our homes. For all the parents and others who helped w/ homeschooling, you deserve a pat on the back. It hasn't been easy. The Seattle Aquarium is opening Monday 6/29!The Woodland Park Zoo will open July 1More info about the ticketing and capacity protocols can be found in this Seattle Times article If you need a new face mask, make sure to check out these ones I just came across on Outdoor Research that appear to be very effective
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online homework

We can't stop the homework onslaught but we can stop the stress. Our tutors will guide your kids through their schoolwork and ease the homeschooling friction with your kids. start online now & switch to in person later. text or call 206-999-0666
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Online tutoring services

Everyone prefers in person tutoring over online. But in past three years we have started to do online sessions. Why? Usually to squeeze in a session when commuting won't fit with the tutor or student's schedule. Or sometimes it's because it can be more cost effective. Right now king county department of health is asking folks to stay 6' or more away from one another if it is to exceed just a brief encounter. So we're doing a lot of online tutoring now. But we're flexible, and often do both in p...
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Homeschooling Resources

During this difficult time, parents and childcare providers may be seeking resources to help with homeschooling or tutoring their children. We tend to tutor math, physics, biology and chemistry so I will focus on those subjects: Khan Academy The math and science courses are personalized by your skill level and with skill assessments. The videos are great resources because you can pause and review any material that didn't make sense the first time. You can always slow playback speed if the in...
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March covid-19 update

We are still providing tutoring services for students in the Seattle area while schools are suspended. This is most frequently done as online tutoring. A couple of talented tutors still have availability to support your family and child's education during this challenging time. This includes creating curriculum that will sync with their current courses. Some of the tutors have repeatedly tutored courses such as algebra 1, algebra 2, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus and physics. Most commonly...
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Cost of Tutoring

How much does tutoring cost? Usually between $50 to $70/hr. Rates are based on travel time for tutors and subject. What can I do to get the best rate? Come to a place of convenience for the tutor. For example, if a tutor is already meeting a student from 330pm to 430pm at a cafe, you could follow from 430pm to 530pm to get a low rate. Or try online tutoring. Most times the rate is under $50 and families are surprised how helpful it can be. Some families will have one in person s...
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Seattle School Closures

Seattle Snow Day
A snow day essay contest The Seattle School Closures from last winter's snow storm had families reeling. How do we keep our kids busy? Since kids love school closures so much and parents want their kids minds to stay sharp, we thought: Why not have a short essay contest for kids? So here it is: In 200 words or less, What makes snow days special for you? Eligibility: Students within City of Seattle grades 6-12. Deadline: February 29, 2020 Feel free to include a drawing or pict...
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