Tsū – Social Media In A New Way

Tsu - Social Media In A New Way | Rachel K Tutoring Blog


Tsū is social media in a new way – have you heard of it? I found out about it through some of my teacher friends at TeachersPayTeachers.com, and it definitely piqued my interest. I know I don’t really blog about social media things, but this is something I am getting more and more excited about, so just thought I would share. Keep reading to find out more!


What Is Tsū?

Tsū, pronounced “sue”, is a free social media site that gives the revenue from ads back to you and the people who …

Free Sight Word Apps

Free Sight Word Apps | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

These FREE sight word apps will definitely help early readers in an interactive way! Students can practice their sight words on the go, at home, or in the classroom. These apps also provide great review and practice for older readers who struggle with memorizing sight words. Try a few of these out to see what apps best suit your child/student.

Some of these apps have ads, and usually you can purchase the full version for ad-free. I have noted which apps have ads and which don’t for your convenience. I …

Fall Books

Fall Books | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

“Fall” in love with these fall books – over 40 to choose from! Kids can get cozy at home or in the classroom with these fall favorites. They are organized into these fall categories: Leaves, Pumpkins, Apples, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. These books are mostly for K-5, depending on skill levels, and many make great read-alouds! Click on the images and the links will take you to Amazon so you can get a good look and description of each book. Some of these …

Math Resources at The Tutor House

Math Resources at The Tutor House | Rachel K Tutoring Blog



You can find all kinds of math resources (and more!) at The Tutor House, and I have such a fun opportunity to be a monthly contributor there! I found the Tutor House and its founder, Adrianne, over a year ago when I was researching to start my own tutoring business. I found tons of amazing information on her blog, and was hooked in no time. It also was fantastic to connect with her and other tutors, and I’ve learned so much from them.

Over the past …

Ultimate List of Book Lists

Ultimate List of Book Lists | Rachel K Tutoring Blog


In this Ultimate List of Book Lists, you’ll find hundreds of books organized by different categories. Yes, it’s a list of lists! I found these fabulous book lists all over Pinterest, and I wanted a giant organized list of them all. There are several different categories for you to browse: picture books, read alouds, books by level, seasonal, and many more. I really love lists, and I really love books, so this extensive list just makes me giddy! It will be something I keep coming back to when I need …

Top Fall Math Activities

Top Fall Math Activities | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

“Fall” in love with these Top Fall Math Activities! In this list you’ll find FREE ideas and activities, from pumpkins and ghosts, to turkeys and candy corn. Most of these activities provide free printables that are ready to print and go! They can be used in math centers, for review, tutoring sessions, or just for fun at home. I hope you “fall” in love with all these fun activities as I did!

Top Fall Math Activities

1. Candy Corn Counting – No Time For Flashcards

2. Gobble …

20 Fall Writing Prompts

20 Fall Writing Prompts | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Are your students stuck with what to write about this fall? Try these 20 fall writing prompts to get them started! Use these fall prompts for writing workshop, centers, extra writing practice, or just for fun at home. These prompts are appropriate for grades K-3, and you can always tweak them depending on skill level. Have students brainstorm their ideas by drawing pictures, making lists or maps, or discussing with a partner or group. These are sure to get students’ creativity going!

Fall Writing Prompts:

1. Describe the first …

Math Games With Cards

Math Games With Cards | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

Here are some great math games to play with cards! These can be used for math centers, review, extra practice, or just for fun. Using playing cards as a math manipulative can make learning more hands-on and fun. Plus most kids love playing with cards, so it’s a win-win! There are a ton of card games out there, but here are my favorites. Many of these can be adjusted according to skill level.

Stretch The Sentence Writing Activity

Stretch The Sentence Writing Activity | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

This FREE stretch the sentence writing activity is perfect for students who need more practice with writing detailed sentences! This activity is intended for 2nd-3rd graders, but also could be used for 1st and 4th graders depending on skill levels.

In this writing activity, students are given a short phrase, and then they have to stretch the sentence out by adding more information to it. Students can ask themselves “who, what, when, where, why, and how” questions to help them think of more details. Here are a few …

Any.Do – The Ultimate To Do List App

Any.Do - The Ultimate To Do List App | Rachel K Tutoring Blog

The ultimate to do list app – Any.Do! I love to be organized, so I love to use tools that make that easier for me. I always have some kind of to-do list, whether it’s just in my head or on a sticky note on my desk. I needed a more efficient way, though still staying simple. I wanted to find an app to use that I could check things off my to do list, and be able to look at several …

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