Is Group Tutoring More Effective? Choices for Parents
If you have decided to address your child’s academic success by hiring a tutor, there are a number of options available. Some tutoring sessions can be held in professional after-school buildings, where private tutoring companies provide space and instruction. Other tutors are independent contractors, and may be willing to conduct weekly sessions in the privacy of the student’s home, and under …
How Tutoring Can Overcome Obstacles to Learning
In a perfect world, children who experience learning problems would have hours of time to spend with parents, who understood the curriculum, and parents who could answer questions about things like algebra and rocket science. In the real world, working parents are often overrun with packed schedules and obligations, or unable to help children with complex technical homework like science or math.
When is it Time for a Tutor?
One of the most difficult and frustrating moments for parents is seeing their child struggle in school. Often times it happens suddenly as a child enters a new grade and the work and expectations become more rigorous. What can a parent do when their child’s academic progress begins to falter? In this article, you’ll learn when it is time for a tutor.
“The secret of winning is ‘deliberate practice,’ where an expert coach takes you through well-designed training over months or years, and you give it your full concentration.” – Daniel Goleman, Focus: The Hidden Driver Of Excellence
The benefits of tutoring can be short-term and targeted or long-term and far-reaching. Is tutoring right for your son or daughter?