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Notice of Fee Increase, 10/1/2021

Dear Families, We thought keeping up with inflation would be temporary. It looks like no business is immune, including East Cobb Tutoring Center.In order to continue providing you with the highest level of service and the best quality tutors, we must raise our fees beginning October 1. With careful consideration,…

Covid Policy Updates

Updated 9/18/2021 Dear Customers, Effective immediately, masks will be required while in our facility. Once in a tutoring session, masks may be removed if the tutor, student and parent all agree. We will continue to provide masks in our lobby and will ask that you put one on if…

Math Set to Music

Do you wish you saved your math notebook to help your own middle schoolers? Check out this great tool for remembering the rules for Integer addition and subtraction. This is the same method we use at East Cobb Tutoring Center to teach this skill.  

Summer Tutoring Options

Flexibility is the name of the game in the summer and we have quite a few options for summer tutoring. Private tutoring with a flexible schedule – We understand that our students will be attending camps, joining teams or going on family trips. Whether you are looking for a…

Practice Workbook Recommendations

We often are asked to recommend books for at home practice. Here are our favorites from youngest student to oldest. Summer Bridge Series These books are great at capturing a little bit of everything – one book takes care of reading, writing, math, science, social studies, what else is…

Best of Georgia – We won!

Congratulations to all of our hard working tutors – most still teaching full time during the day – for this amazing accomplishment. Thank you to our neighbors in East Cobb, Marietta, Sandy Springs & Roswell for your votes. Voting for 2021 has already begun, let’s keep it going!

Best Family Games for Math Enrichment

Playing games with your kids doesn’t have to wait until schoolwork is done! Math skills for all ages are hiding in your favorite family games. Using these games as teaching tools isn’t just fun, it encourages play and is a great tool for visual and kinetic learners. Yahtzee The…

Multiplication Box Method

If you were asked to multiply 24 x 36, how would you do it? No calculuator! Most of us (parents) learned what we now call the traditional algorithm, as shown below. One technique that teachers have been demonstrating in the Common Core era is the box method for multiplication….

Benefit of the Doubt

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Selecting a Tutoring Center

A good tutor is hard to find Live in the suburbs? You probably see half a dozen tutoring places dotted among the shopping centers in your area. And yet, why is it so hard to find a good tutor? Sometimes the answer is the delivery method itself. Are you…