CAIRO BOOKS's Description
A Parent's Guide to Tutors and Tutoring offers a survival guide for helping
parents decide whether or not to hire a tutor; advice for choosing the right
person; and ideas for evaluating if the job is well done. In addition, the book
includes suggestions for selecting a tutor for kids with special needs and
shows what it takes to tutor for an individual child's unique weaknesses and
Praise for A Parent's Guide to Tutors and Tutoring :
"James Mendelsohn understands how tutoring and education must fit the unique
core nature of every child. His ideas, methods, and techniques are brilliant
and can make a big positive impact on improving your child's success in school
and in life."
—Michael Gurian, author, The Minds of Boys , Boys and Girls Learn Differently
, and Nurture the Nature
"This book shows parents how to avoid the stress and pressure of competition
and instead pay attention to what our individual kids really need for success
at school and in life."
—Michele Borba, Ed.D., author, Parents Do Make a Difference and Building Moral
"Dr. Mendelsohn has written a wonderful book that is a great gift and resource
to any parent struggling with the question of whether—and if so, how—to tutor
their kid. For them, it is a must-read."
—Alvin Rosenfeld, M.D., coauthor, The Over-Scheduled Child
"If you are lucky, you might find a tutor like Dr. Mendelsohn. Reading this
book should certainly be your first step."
—Jane M. Healy, Ph.D., educational psychologist and author, Your Child's Mind
and Endangered Minds