Tag Archives: Tutoring

How to find the ideal private tutor near you!

How to find the ideal private tutor near you!

Are you a student, a parent, or a guardian seeking the utmost professional tutoring services near you? Do you need extra assistance to realize your full potential with your studies? Getting a private tutor might be worth considering. However, you ought to tread relatively lightly should you want the best for you. Here’s how to […] … learn more→

Tutoring kids who don’t need it is a booming business in affluent areas where parents want to stack the deck

Tutoring kids who don’t need it is a booming business in affluent areas where parents want to stack the deck

  Many relatively well-off parents drive their kids to special activities after school. On top of trips to soccer practices and games or piano lessons and recitals, they increasingly make one more stop: a trip to their local after-school tutoring center. In most cases these children don’t attend underfunded schools or need help competing with those in […] … learn more→

5 things to consider before you hire a tutor for your child

5 things to consider before you hire a tutor for your child

Private tutoring is a growing business, with people spending hundreds of billions of dollars. But is it worth it? And how does a person pick among all the options? If you are considering hiring a tutor, here are five tips to keep in mind. I make these recommendations as a former high school math teacher, current […] … learn more→

Intense after-school tutoring holds many lessons – for learners and teachers

Pre-service teachers must spend a few months working in schools to practice their craft and learn from qualified educators. This is an important part of their training, but it doesn’t allow pre-service teachers to work for an extended period with the same group of learners. The absence of such a sustained, intense interaction deprives pre-service […] … learn more→

Private school pupils doubly advantaged by private tutoring

Private tutoring is used by many parents around the world to supplement their children’s education and boost their chances of success at school. In England, several surveys have estimated the prevalence of private tutoring in state-maintained schools. Now it’s becoming clearer that those parents already paying a premium to send their children to private schools […] … learn more→

Feedback – From the student up the back, on the left

Dear Tutors Hi, its me again, the Student from up the back on the left, I am writing to you this time because I want to talk to you about the feedback I get on my assignments. Before I start though, I would like to say how happy I was to receive your positive response […] … learn more→