Summer activities

Summer activities
The sun is shining bright and school is nearly out. Parents often ask, What are good activities for kids to stay sharp with academics? There are lots of STEM summer camps these days. The most important thing for STEM related education is that kids find it accessible and exciting. Maybe your child like airplanes--check out the offerings at the Museum of Flight. The Pacific Science Center has always...
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Nannies

Having tutored for over two years now, we've learned a lot of things about supporting parents and their children. One of those things is having the right help. We're constantly scouring the area, recruiting top tutors. We've learned that some of our most cherished tutors happen to be experienced nannies. In fact, their references from their nanny families proved instrumental in revealing the gr...
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Subjects

Subjects
What subjects do we tutor? Math (including statistics), chemistry, biology, physics, test prep and even computer science. If there's something not listed, shoot us a message and I'll see if any of the tutors have expertise to help you. The photo above came from a geometry session. tap to send SMS text message
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A new year, and more options

A new year, and more options
Molly's bad hair day reminds me of Albert Einstein. While we're not all as sharp as the famous physicist, hard work can take you a long ways. When your kids get stuck on a problem, it's important that they find the help they need to push forward. Sometimes that may be from a parent, a teacher, their book, or online. If those options aren't working, we have several new tutors available to hel...
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Does STEM reign supreme?

It's hard to read the papers and not be sold on the importance of education in STEM. So what role does the humanities and social science have in the education of today's students? A new book by George Anders argues that we must not discourage folks from majoring in liberal arts, as these careers sharpen critical thinking skills and help develop skills in a variety of new professions. As someone...
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Looking for specific traits in a tutor?

We've just added a few more tutors to the team, beyond what you see listed on the tutors page. Some have experience working with autistic kids, other tutors can help with less common subjects like computer science and psychology. Let me know if there's something specific you're looking for in a tutor. And we can give you a range of prices depending on where you can meet. For questions about...
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1st Day of School Approaches

1st Day of School Approaches
While some kids dread the end of summer, many parents look forward to the reduced parental obligations that school offers. Here's a breakdown of some of the local schools and their start dates: Seattle Public Schools 9/6 Bellevue Schools 8/31 Seattle Prep 8/25 Lakeside Upper 9/6, Middle 9/7 Bush 9/7 For questions about the test or tutoring, send us an email [email protected]
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Learning Disability Scholarship

The Seattle Tutoring Services Learning Disability Scholarship was created to recognize the challenges some students face in their academic and professional careers. As tutors, we work with students with identified and unidentified learning disabilities. Many people without learning disabilities do not fully appreciate the challenges they face and the persistence required to be successful. The a...
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Last Day of School

Last Day of School
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The weather has turned for the better, signalling the end of the school year is near. For kids in Seattle Public Schools, the last day of school is June 26. Originally planned from to be on the 23rd, the snow day in February pushed out the end of the year. Sometimes the summer can feel busier than the regular year. Summer camps, summer classes and sports usually keep kids busy. Math is one ...
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