Zoie Hoffman Tutoring Blog 

March 15, 2017

Let's talk about fat stacks.

If you are a paper fanatic, the smell may make you smile. 

Some parents can't even hold the stack with two hands and need a large zip lock baggie to carry it around. 

Some parents bind the stack with rubber bands that get stretched to the max.

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February 24, 2017

"I'm stupid" Tears well in my eyes as I see the tears in my student's eyes. She sits across from me staring at the book that I had set in front of her. She repe

November 9, 2016

How do you know if an online tutor is a good fit for your child? These five signs can help you decide.

October 3, 2016

Is your child terrified of making mistakes?

Do they often shy away from work that is out of their comfort zone, or refuse to do something they have never done before? Do they shut down when they get a wrong answer? Do they give up on their homework often? 

I often meet...

September 30, 2016

 It looked like the leaning tower of pisa made out of numbers. That's the only way I know how to describe the piece of schoolwork that my student slid across the table to me. The numbers of a multiplication problem were all slanted to the right and not aligned properly...