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Summer Tutoring!

So, let’s state 2 very obvious facts to get them out of the way

 (1) IT’S SUMMER!!!

(2) And I have been severely delinquent in updating my website….

My business has taken off through other communication outlets (Yay!!!) and as a result I have not posted on here since…February 5th…

But enough of that! I am offering summer tutoring June 1-30 and July 21 through the start of school. So, if your student needs his or her maths skills polished in preparation for next year or ACT/SAT test prep help, contact me! Call me at 816-738-5685, post below, or e-mail me at tutoring@rachelcheslik.com.

In the meantime, have a WONDERFUL summer!

Rachel Cheslik

 

Special Offer: $5 off first tutoring session!

Do you need help preparing for the December ACT or SAT? Do you need to raise your grade before the end of the term? I would love to help, and from now until the end of November I am offering $5 off your first tutoring session!

Give me a call at 816-738-5685, e-mail me at tutoring@rachelcheslik.com, or simply reply below! Click here to see the subjects I tutor in: Grades 5-8 & Grades 9-12.

Have a blessed November!

Rachel Cheslik

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Back-to-School Special Offer!

It’s time to pull out the books, backpacks, and sharpened pencils! School is back in session next week in Harrisonville, MO, and the surrounding districts, so I’m offering $5 off your first tutoring session if you sign up between August 12 and September 13, 2013! Contact me by emailing tutoring@rachelcheslik.com, by posting a comment below, or by calling 816-738-5685. Mention you saw this post, and I’ll deduct $5 off your first session.

Learn more about me here! Click here for grades 5-8 and here for grades 9-12 to see the subjects I offer tutoring in.

 

Have a great week!

Rachel Cheslik

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Ed-u-ca-tion: Three parts determination and one part learning

“The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.” — Aldous Huxley 

Recently, I’ve been considering how to motivate students to work hard at subjects they do not enjoy. I listen and encourage; I create worksheets that relate to their interests; I help them set goals and reward them when they succeed. Yet what do I do when that is not enough? What do I do when what students lack is not the ability to learn but the determination to do their best?

And then I realized something: education itself–reading, writing, math, history, science–isn’t valuable without the determination and character to learn and apply it. What allows us to succeed in this world is not so much what we know, but the determination to use our knowledge to do the things we have to do, when we have to do them, whether we like it or not.

So to the students who lack determination to learn when learning is hard and inconvenient and very unfun, don’t give up…determine to apply yourself now and you will be building a successful foundation for your future. 

Rachel Cheslik

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