Summer Math Tutoring: Student Results

Summer Math Tutoring: Student Results Here are some results my students were able to achieve over the summer holiday.   First, we have Emma, who is now a human calculator. Then we have Shayla, who no longer approaches word problems as if they come from a horror film. Then we have Lexi, who began lessons in […]

I Quit Teaching in Schools to Tutor Math

I quit teaching in schools to tutor math Transcript One day in May 2015, I was looking at exactly this view in the afternoon on a weekday because I was home from work sick.  I was nearing the end of a 2 year teaching contract that I did not renew.  For two years I […]

The Effects of Grade Inflation | What I do about it as a High School Math Tutor

In my past decade as an educator, I’ve noticed the trend towards inflating grades. I don’t see it stopping any time soon, but I think it’s important to be aware of how grade inflation affects learning, as well as do what we can to make sure the next generation grows up literate and numerate. […]

Summer Math Tutoring: Who Is This For?

Summer is a good time to de-stress a little. Take a break, enjoy the longer nights outside. As for me, I am looking forward to exploring more of the beautiful province I live in. But I’m also available for enrichment math lessons as well as catch-up math lessons. Why? Because people are asking for summer […]


5 REASONS WHY ONLINE TUTORING BEATS FACE-TO-FACE TUTORING I know, I know, many people disagree with the title of this video. I’ve heard from those who see my Google listing as “Clara Tong – Tutor Math Online” and still ask me if I can do in-person services. When I tell them that I tutor math […]