8 Ways the Socratic Method Can Boost Tutoring Effectiveness

By Bob Lasiewicz, Managing Director, Crossroads of Learning The Socratic Method (also known as Socratic teaching or questioning) is probably the most ancient of all teaching methodologies. In its original form, the master tutor questioned the student until the student actually becomes confused about what he knew regarding a particular subject. Then slowly the master […]


Happy New Year 2018!

From all of us at Oases Online, we’d like to wish you all a happy, healthy and safe New Year.


The 12 Days of Tutoring

Tutors can help your children beyond helping them understand a topic or completing their homework. Hiring a tutor can help make learning fun, build self confidence and improve academic success throughout their entire education. So in the spirit of Christmas, here are the 12 days of tutoring, or 12 reasons why tutoring can make all […]


3 Tips to Promote your Tutoring Website

There are several techniques available to successfully market and promote your website on the internet. It all starts with Search. You can find any piece of information over billions of written documents in a matter of seconds. Because of this, we have to make sure that our website can be found very easily by Google […]


Are You Using Promotional Products in Your Marketing?

It’s a fact: People love free stuff. There’s something exciting about not having to spend your own dollars to receive something. That’s why promotional products can bring a ton of value when marketing your tutoring business. Plus with the holiday season upon us, saying thanks to your existing customers with a small gift can go […]


Tutoring Business Resources: Doing Expenses!

If you have a tutoring business there are some great apps and websites out there to assist you with your expenses. These 6 apps can help you with everything from tracking your miles, billable time and even generating reports for your accountant! Take a look. 1. Expensify This free app enables you to keep track […]


Virtual Rewards Produce Real Motivation

Digital License for Students Rubles or rupees; yen or yuan; dollars or dinar. Every culture has its own currency which it trades for the things its denizens prize or need. Children, known for creating their own cultures—their own lingo, heroes, and social strata—are no different. While, as adults and young adults, we attach value to […]


Top 5 Mistakes People Make on LinkedIn

As your tutoring business grows, your social media presence should as well. One of the best places to network, find new business leads and share information about your business is LinkedIn. However, make sure you aren’t making these 5 mistakes in your professional profiles. 1. Is Your LinkedIn Profile Incomplete? What does it say about […]


4 Crucial Communication Skills for Online Tutors

On-line tutoring requires conscious awareness of many communication techniques that are taken for granted in traditional face-to-face tutoring. In this article I focus on the use of the written word for assignment review or as a part of real-time audio or video enabled tutoring sessions. Timeliness It is important that tutors respond quickly and consistently […]


How Education Companies can Look Uneducated!

“Of what does she talk”, I hear you ask? “Grammar”, I respond. “Grammar, Grammar and more Grammar.” The philosophy of hiring people who use proper grammar is not new, but as some believe teh intrrnet is destroying our grammar, most of us still make decisions about companies based on their grammar.   Now let’s look […]


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