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Jun 142012

$250 Share Your Passion Scholarship – The deadline for the $250 Share Your Passion Scholarship is finally up.  We received quite a few entries and we will be announcing the winner of the first annual Share Your Passion Scholarship soon.  We were excited to receive so many wonderful entries from dedicated, intelligent, and passionate young students who are bound to have bright futures and will make the world a much better place. Although we received an overwhelming response, we have narrowed it down to four finalists for the $250 Share Your Passion Scholarship Essay Contest.  We will be announcing the winner on Facebook, so make sure to “Like” us on Facebook to find out the winner of the first annual Share Your Passion Scholarship.

$100 Facebook Contest Scholarship – In addition to winning the $250 Scholarship, the four finalists, plus our two past winners, Jennifer Aneke and Julia Schemmer, have an opportunity to win our $100 Facebook Contest Scholarship.  We will soon be posting the essays on Facebook and Facebook users will be able to vote for the one they think is the winning essay.  “Like” us on Facebook so that you will be alerted when the time comes to vote for the winning essay.  Help us pick a winner by selecting the most qualified essay and voting for them.

GATE Together – We were excited to participate in the GATE Together workshops again this year. On Saturday, May 19th, we presented a workshop on the benefits and reasons for becoming a blogger.  Most students walked in having a vague idea on blogging, but they walked out excited to start their own blog on topics ranging from animals, to video games, to music.  There is nothing more rewarding than presenting a new and fun topic to intelligent students who are eager to learn.  We really appreciate the Chino Valley Unified School District for inviting us to present again this year.

Macaroni Kids – We wanted to take this opportunity to share with our readers a wonderful website and blog called Macaroni Kid.  If you are not familiar with Macaroni Kid, be sure to click on the link and check them out, they are a group of moms that provide their readers with information on kid-friendly family events and activities that are happening in our communities every week.  They provide great opportunities for parents to take their kids to fun activities and spend quality time together as a family.

Our Prominent Articles – If you have visited our blog yet, please be sure to do so.  This month we wrote articles on the different types of intelligence, we looked at different learning styles, we took a closer look at the STAR test, we tackled the bullying problem, and we covered how to improve your child’s self-esteem in 3 different articles – learning to listen, teach your children about their culture and history, and remind them that you love them every day.  We always strive to open communication between parents, tutors, students, teachers, counselors, and anyone else invested in children’s education, so please feel free to comment on our articles and share your opinions.

We are tutoring students in Chino, Chino Hills, Eastvale, Mira Loma, Alta Loma, Ontario, Corona, Norco, and Rancho Cucamonga at Sky Country Elementary, Oxford Preparatory Academy, Townshend Junior High School, Roosevelt High School, Alta Loma High School, Norco High School, Centennial High School, Chino Hills High School, Ontario Christian High School and Ayala High School.

Please be sure to take advantage of summer tutoring and sign up with us today.  We provide one-on-one in home tutoring in Southern California and we would love to help your children succeed in and out of school.

Dec 312011

2011 has come to an end and what an exciting year it was for The Tutoring Solution.  We feel so fortunate to have the opportunity to help so many young students improve their academic abilities.  To end the year we’d like to have you vote on our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2011.   The following blog series are in no particular order.

  1. Get to Know Us – Many of our customers chose to work with us because the passion we have for education.  These articles were written to share some insight into our lives and why we have decided to become tutors.
  2. Innovative Educators – Numerous educators have shared their expertise on The Tutoring Solution blog over the past year.  We have labeled them innovative educators because they work hard to educate and inspire those whom they come into contact with.
  3. Passionate Tutors – We encourage our tutors to take part in the discussion on education by contributing information on the subject of education.
  4. Community Outreach – This year we were asked to give presentations at the Chino Valley GATE Together and for School on Wheels.  At the GATE Together, we taught Elementary and Junior High School students about blogging and how they could develop their own blog.  For School on Wheels we provided tips on how to motivate students who appeared to be unmotivated to volunteer tutors who work with homeless students.
  5. Students of the Month – We had a variety of students who excelled over the year.  Here are some of our favorite students of the month in 2011.
  6. Videos – Our videos may not have the best production quality, but I always get a kick out of watching these videos . . . and some of them have some great information as well.
  7. #Edchat – Educators from all across the world are using Twitter to improve their craft.  These articles have been in response to some of the #Edchat topics that have come up over the past year.
  8. Monthly Newsletter – One thing people associated with The Tutoring Solution comment on the most is our newsletters.  Here are our monthly email newsletters for 2011.
  9. Top Blog Posts of the Month – These are our top 9 blog posts for each month in 2011.
  10. Tutoring Recommendations – We have been recommended by numerous parents, students, teachers, counselors, family and friends.  Read some of those recommendations here.

With every new years comes new opportunities.  New Year’s Resolutions are a great way to get you to think about changing your life and the lives of people you care about in a positive direction.  Lets make 2012 the year we promote and encourage education and growth.