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Marina Koestler Ruben, MA, is a professional tutor, writer, and editor who works as the official in-house writing tutor at the renowned Sidwell Friends School. She has also privately tutored students K–12 in math, science, history, English, ESL, French, Spanish, and other subjects. She has been published by the Washington City Paper, Smithsonian.com, CNN.com, EducationWeek.org, and McSweeneys.net, and she has appeared on NPR’s Talk of the Nation. Marina lives with her husband and daughter in Washington, DC. Visit www.MarinaRuben.com.
Ms. Ruben provides insightful tips on how to tutor your own child.
The book has helped me see how I can complement the work going on in the classroom and to teach my child the joy that comes from loving to learn.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to go above and beyond with the children in their lives.
"use your knowledge to present story-like details" doesn't exactly help me for tutoring my son in math! Read morePublished 1 month ago by ModestPrude
I checked out this book at the library and liked it so much that when I'm done writing this, I'll be purchasing my own copy that I can dog-ear to my heart's content and use as a... Read morePublished 17 months ago by D. Gohr
Gives the reader plenty of ideas. However, most of these ideas (so far, I haven't finished the book) are for non-specific tutors, that is, you are trying to improve the child's... Read morePublished 20 months ago by cat person
This book is laid out in an organized manner. It takes into account that different kids respond to different types of learning. It is down to earth and not boring.Published 20 months ago by Jen G