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January 26, 2021

Innovations Are Here: 6 Ways How Pandemic Has Changed the Way We Study

Online tutoring has enjoyed a “record-breaking interest” in 2020, Wyzant reported in August. And that’s only natural. With all that’s been said above about the convenience of Zoom sessions, they are still far from being as effective as in-person lessons, which results in students needing extra help from teachers.

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December 17, 2020

These Are Our 15 Featured Chicago Companies of the Month

Due to the pandemic and the struggle to navigate remote learning, Wyzant has seen a massive increase in the number of people seeking tutors.

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December 1, 2020

What ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Got Right (and Wrong), According to a Chess Expert

After watching The Queen’s Gambit (multiple times), we couldn’t help but wonder if the popular Netflix series is the real deal. For example, does The Queen’s Gambit accurately reflect the game of chess?

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November 23, 2020

‘A better time than any’: Finding joy in music lessons, jams

People are turning to music lessons during the pandemic.

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October 29, 2020

As Covid-19 Closes U.S. Classrooms, Families Turn to India for Homework Help

Coronavirus pandemic is boosting India’s education-technology industry; ‘We get that one-on-one attention they need and it’s affordable’

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October 27, 2020

How To Explain The Election And Voting To Kids

Here's what parents should know about talking to their children about the electoral college, choosing a candidate to support and more.

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October 13, 2020

It’s Not Too Late To Have Meaningful Gap Year

While gap years aren’t uncommon, students typically use these sabbaticals to travel the world or volunteer for causes that are close to their heart. Some opt to pursue on-site internships that offer an up-close view into the field they hope to pursue. But this year, as COVID-19 continues to raise health concerns that complicate travel and require social distancing...

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October 5, 2020

How remote learning’s flaws pushed me to leave my university teaching job

A teacher who now tutors online left a traditional position because she didn’t want to be part of a broken system that wasn’t serving all students’ best interests.

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September 10, 2020

The best back-to-school benefits companies are offering their employees

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, companies quickly realized the old workplace benefits—on-site meals and dry-cleaning, anyone?—wouldn't translate to remote work.

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September 10, 2020

From speedier Wi-Fi to new bikes: As the pandemic drags on, companies pay for work-from-home perks beyond the basics

Six months into the coronavirus pandemic and with no return to the office in sight, Chicago-area employers are realizing that working remotely through a global health crisis requires more than helping employees pay for a comfy office chair.

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