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We will have a findAtutor.ca team in the 2013 Vancouver Science Fair Fun Run.
This 5K timed run will be in Vancouver on Sunday May 26th. We will give $15 to each participant that signs up with our team
Submitted by Johanna on March 27, 2013 - 20:09
In the wee-hours of November 5th, findAtutor.ca was moved to a new more reliable server. Unless you were actually on the website trying to use it around 1 am PST on November 5th, the move was unnoticeable to visitors. Only a few admistrative behind the scenes changes needed to be made in the days following the move.
Thanks very much to EZP.net for their excellent technical support. They are a hosting company located in Vancouver, BC, and we started using them in spring 2011. If you are looking for a website host, we recommend them!
Submitted by Johanna on November 4, 2012 - 15:33
Running findAtutor.ca over the years has been a learning experience for me. There are so many new subject areas that I've never considered before that I've learned about. It's been many years since I've added a new subject, I figured that I've pretty much covered them all, and then a welding tutor signs up.
So I think to myself "of course!" There are many different skilled trades, that have a long tradition of apprenticeship programs.
Submitted by Johanna on October 24, 2012 - 10:27
Welcome back to school, for most students across the country. September is a time of great change for students and families, and media focuses a great deal on education at this time of year.
The Tyee, a BC independent on-line magazine, ran an article about tutoring: "Does the Tutor 'Advantage' Really Add Up?” It doesn't really make any conclusions, but does take a balanced look at both the pros and cons of tutoring.
Submitted by Johanna on September 5, 2012 - 20:17
Plan ahead in the summer for a less stressful and more rewarding school year!
I recently was listening to a podcast about introducing year round schooling. One of the main motivations for this is that extended summer vacation time can lead to learning loss. Without regular practice, students forget much of what they learned the previous school year, leading to long review periods in the fall.
At about the same time, I received a call asking to help a student attending summer school. This reminded me of other students I've had in the past that have taken summer school courses.
Submitted by Johanna on August 2, 2012 - 10:00
This is the second time findAtutor.ca has had a 5K Fun Run team supporting the BC Science Fair Foundation.
Everyone needs a goal, so before the race, I asked everyone if they had a goal, and what it is. At the time I'm writing this, the race is done, but "official" results have not been posted yet. I'll edit the post to add everyone's final results when they become available.
The results are in! Look for them in italics below!
Submitted by Johanna on May 27, 2012 - 14:47
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 30!
To join the Findatutor.ca 5k team please follow the link:
Submitted by Johanna on April 26, 2012 - 11:08
Again this year, we will be participating in a 5K fun run in Vancouver on Sunday May 27th. The fun run supports the BC Science Fair Foundation.
We are offering FREE registration for the first 2 people who register with our team, and $10 to go towards your registration for each additional team member registered with the findAtutor.ca team.
Right now, we are looking for enough participants to create a team. If you are interested, please send us an e-mail, and we will respond with registration instructions.
Submitted by Johanna on April 19, 2012 - 13:58
Canada Revenue announced a new individual tax credit for parents of children enrolled in arts programs. Eligible programs also include cultural and academic programs, such as learning another language and tutoring.
Requirements for eligible programs and issuing receipts to claim the benefit are available on the Canada Revenue Agency web page:
Submitted by Johanna on September 11, 2011 - 21:27
The move of findAtutor.ca to a new hosting environment went quite smoothly. The new environment should be faster, and we will be implementing some new features on the website in the coming weeks.
There are some changes to the underlying software and settings, so although we have tested it extensively, there may be some issues with the new hosting. If you see anything wrong make sure that you inform an admin as soon as possible.
Submitted by Johanna on August 11, 2011 - 10:28