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The Wisdom of  

Kong Fu Zi


Today I'd like to share with readers some quotes from the ancient Chinese philosopher Kong Fu Zi, whom most Westerners would recognize as Confucius.


Here is the first in a series of quotes to enlighten your day and help better educate your child and/or pupil.


"What I hear, I forget.  

What I see, I remember.  

What I do, I understand."


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tidalTidal Waves + Buzz

  • Tidal suggests change.
  • Waves suggest powerful forces.
  • Buzz suggests hive-like activity....and the sharing of ideas.
This 1st section of our weekly newsletter for tutors will focus on sending you waves of what is buzzing in the tutoring world. We will include information and ideas about the ever-changing world of education. We will share some perspectives and observations, while at the same time, encourage you to share your insights, thoughts and feelings about any relevant educational topic.

We have added a Question of the Week to help spark a conversation. See question below. We want your responses so feel free to comment or start a conversation. Or click on TM's Blog.

FYI, Tutoring Match will be adding a Tutor Forum this summer so we can encourage more dialogue between tutors.

Advice for Expanding Your Tutoring Business


If you're a tutor, you're a business person. That means your tutoring endeavors will be subject to the same rules that spell success or failure for any other business. And in today's technology-saturated world, utilizing social networking has become indispensable for promoting you and your product (i.e., the subject you tutor). At the center of the social networking craze lies Facebook, now home to over seven-hundred million users. Why not take advantage of this powerful (and free!) networking tool for your business?

Here's some advice to start you off. Tip #1  Next Week: Tip #2 




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Henry D. Lane

Founder / Owner / Director