Educational Resources

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Teaching and Business Hacks



BATS: Bay Area Tutoring Summit
The Bay Area Tutoring Summit is the premier organization of top private practice educational coaches and consultants in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Freelancers Union
A national organization dedicated to advancing the interests of the self-employed. Excellent blog on conducting successful private practice businesses.

Test Prep & Tutoring Professionals
News, networking, resources, and enterprise solutions site for private practice test coaches and college consultants. Timely info on test prep and related subjects.

Marin Educators in Private Practice
Local association of professional and part-time tutors, college counselors, and other private practice educators in Marin County, California.

AET: Association of Educational Therapists
National association of educational therapists. AET establishes standards for the professional practice of educational therapy, conducts annual conferences, etc.

NCTM: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
The world's largest math education organization. NCTM was founded in 1920, and now boasts hundreds of affilitates in the U.S. and Canada.

HECA: Higher Education Consultants Association
The "premier professional organization" for college admission counselors provides members with opportunies to grow as private consultants and business people.

NACAC: National Association for College Admission Consulting
Founded in 1937, NACAC pioneered the field of college admissions counseling. Now with 15,000 members in state, regional, and international affilitates.


Apps and Sites

TI-SmartView CE Emulator Software for the TI-84 Plus Family
Software package for precisely emulating the Ti-84 Plus CE on your laptop (all functions, features, programs). Excellent presentations via mirroring to LCD tv.

Amazing smartphone scanning app that’s indispensable in running a small business. Instantly scan and email receipts, notes, reports, contracts, etc.

A simple online tool for resizing photos (also crops, adds effects, does bulk resizing, etc.). A one trick pony that does it’s one trick very well.

Adobe Photoshop Express
Quick and easy photo editor for handling the simplest needs. Not tremendously powerful, but quite suitable for most occasions.

Free photo editing app with advanced capabilities. Good photoshop alternative. Powerful features; more than enough for most. Why pay ransom to adobe?



Awesome business card and general online design/print shop. Helpful section on designing
business cards. Check out full range of Moo products here.



Author: Joe Boaler
Books by the sterling math education professor, co-founder of, and passionate advocate for better, more creative, effective math teaching everywhere.

The Innovator's Mindset
Makes an urgent case for innovation in teaching and inspires educators to be more passionate, creative, inventive, effective. If you teach: read, apply, ponder, repeat.

Marketing a Private Educational Practice
Justin Sigars' excellent small biz marketing advice: "Identify precisely what you're good at; find people that care about that; show them how good you are."

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