Tutor Talk

More improvements

Sep 15th, 2012

Posted by William

You may have noticed some changes after logging into Tonic Tutor. If you're curious about what's changed, please take a look at the list below where I go through everything in detail.

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Four Games and an Opportunity

Sep 10th, 2012

Posted by Christine

Welcome back, everyone! I hope you all had a great summer. We've got a number of new features that will be making an appearance this month. The most obvious change is already here, i.e. the addition of our newest four games (bringing our game count to an even forty, not including the seasonal games).

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Back from the summer heat

Sep 3rd, 2012

Posted by William

We hope that everyone had a long and relaxing summer break and that everyone is looking forward to another year of Tonic Tutor. As you may have noticed, there are four new games available. Some of you who have been with us for the past couple of years may recognize Light Bulbs.

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Some very cool stuff coming in the Fall!

Aug 3rd, 2012

Posted by William

We know it's the middle of summer, but we're so excited about some of the new features we're working on for our Fall 2012 update that we have to take the time to give you a sneak peak.

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Heading into Summer

Jun 30th, 2012

Posted by William

It's that time of year again! Students are finishing their lessons and thinking about all of the great times ahead of them this summer outside and away from their computers.

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Reward Systems in Tonic Tutor

May 25th, 2012

Posted by William

Christine has written a great Tutor Talk post on motivating students from the perspective of a teacher. I'd like to write a post on rewards that's rooted in my own perspective as someone who plays games and is interested in the evolution of the systems that reward gamers and encourage them to keep on playing.

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Teacher Resources - what kind of resources would you like to see next?

May 10th, 2012

Posted by William

As you've probably noticed if you've checked out the news in your sidebar, we've added in a bunch of certificates that you can download and use.

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Two interesting articles

Apr 26th, 2012

Posted by William

I recently came across two articles I think may be of interest to the Tonic Tutor community that I wanted to share.

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New lesson presets

Apr 5th, 2012

Posted by Christine

In response to teacher requests, I've made a new "streamlined" lesson option for students in the Royal Conservatory system.

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Goals - making it easier to create multiple goals

Mar 22nd, 2012

Posted by William

We're back after the break with a new update to Tonic Tutor that streamlines another area of Tonic Tutor- Goals.

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