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The Power of One-on-One Instruction

The Power of One-on-One Instruction

Tutoring offers students the unique opportunity to receive one-on-one instruction. One-on-one instruction allows tutors to provide students with more specialized attention, which results in several benefits to the student’s academic performance. Ruru offers one-on-one...
Learning is Hard, Virtual Learning is Harder

Learning is Hard, Virtual Learning is Harder

New technology, a new teacher, and a new schedule are causing chaos in households across the nation.  Specifically, virtual learning offers some unique challenges compared to traditional, in-person schoolwork. If you do not have a plan for managing these challenges,...
Ruru Goes Live! Meet the Founder Michael Jonna

Ruru Goes Live! Meet the Founder Michael Jonna

Ruru is officially on Google Play and the App Store! We’re ready to provide you with on-demand, contactless tutoring to help you excel in school this year. To commemorate this exciting occasion, we wanted to share with you a little background on the man who made...
How to provide academic feedback

How to provide academic feedback

Providing academic feedback to the students you tutor is imperative to their educational growth. As a tutor, you should pay close attention to the student’s process as they work so accurate feedback can be given. If you only give surface-level responses, then how is...
Helping your kids realize their potential

Helping your kids realize their potential

As parents, it’s important to instill good habits into your children as early as possible. Starting school and growing in education is important, and it all starts at home. It’s easy to tell them what to do, but it won’t have the same effect as showing them will....
The importance of being a resource, not an answer key

The importance of being a resource, not an answer key

You want your clients to succeed. When they are excited, you become excited. When they are frustrated, you feel frustrated. During sessions, it can become tempting to offer students more than the tools to succeed and instead give them the answer. While this might make...
Studying strategies for rocking your next test

Studying strategies for rocking your next test

No one likes them, but everyone must take them. Whether it’s an exam in high school or college, tests are imperative to the learning experience. It’s a way for educators to know that attention is paid to their lessons and is used to evaluate a student’s knowledge....
Help your shy student gain confidence through online tutoring

Help your shy student gain confidence through online tutoring

Confidence in their studies is something every student should strive to have. It’s important to be self-assured in your abilities because without it you can experience unnecessary failure. There’s nothing wrong with being shy, but once it affects you academically…...