TutaPoint Online Education Blog

13
Sep

SAT Prep One-Day Course: A Parent’s Review

Posted By Ryan Duques

Preparing for the SAT test can be a challenging experience. TutaPoint's experienced SAT instructors have helped thousands of students prepare for the exam. At TutaPoint we provide students with a comprehensive one-day preparation system that includes: 4 hour, interactive class, diagnostic report, 2 hours of private SAT tutoring and all of the books and materials. Here is a review and recommendation from a parent of a student that recently took TutaPoint's online one-day SAT Prep Course:Dear TutaPoint SAT Prep:My son has maintained a 3.5 GPA through high school, however he has always struggles with tests. The SAT was really intimidating to him, ... Read More

13
Sep

5 Things You Must Know to Start an Online High School

Posted By Ryan Duques

You're a savvy educator with an entrepreneurial itch. You've got an idea for an online high school, but you are just not sure where to start. Here are five things you must know if you want to start an online high school:1. Not all states require private schools to be licensedIt's true. Only some states require private schools to be licensed. If your online school is based in Colorado, Nevada, Pennsylvania or Wyoming you must be licensed. Otherwise there is no requirement that your school be licensed. 2. You do not need to write your own curriculumDeveloping a comprehensive high school curriculum for your new online school can be daunting. And, as ... Read More

13
Sep

Research Indicates Tutoring Improves School District Performance

Posted By Ryan Duques

  Since its implementation ten years ago, the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) has led to hundreds of peer-reviewed research studies. Much of this research, conducted by school districts across the country, has been to measure the results of student achievement when classroom learning is paired with out-of-school tutoring. The vast majority of these research studies have shown that tutoring programs for students of all types measurably increase student achievement levels. Many new studies also look at how software-assisted tutoring online and off can improve student test scores.    Let’s look at a few examples:   The Implementation and Effectiveness of Supplemental Education Services, a ... Read More

13
Sep

Algebra Help Now: 5 Online Resource

Posted By Ryan Duques

Looking for Algebra Help? The internet offers a robust . By providing videos, worksheets and practice study guides, these sites are very useful aids to the students.  The sites below range from sites like the Khan Academy where a student could learn purely online, to sources that reinforce school learned concepts, to a site that provides games to see that math is fun! Try these Resources: 1. Khan Academy http://www.khanacademy.org/about“The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere.”  The Khan Academy is ... Read More

13
Sep

How to Comprehensively Prepare for the SAT Exam

Posted By Ryan Duques

While the SAT might be just around the corner, it is not too late to begin preparing. §  Review the Official SAT Study Guide from College Board§  Take an Online SAT Prep Crash Course from TutaPoint§  Free Online SAT Practice Test (full SAT Practice Test)§  Subscribe to the official SAT Question of the Day to practice§  Real SAT Practice Questions in Math and Verbal TutaPoint provides an SAT Prep Crash Course for the SAT Test. The course provides students with a 4 hour SAT Prep Class as well as 2 additional hours of private SAT Tutoring. This is the perfect SAT course for students that have not yet prepared for the SAT ... Read More

13
Sep

SAT Test Prep: Why Students Should Take a One-Day Prep Class

Posted By Ryan Duques

You Wouldn’t Take Your Driver’s Test Cold,So Don’t Take the SAT Test Without PrepTo take the SAT test without studying for the exam is a little bit like taking your driver’s test without taking Driver’s Ed. There’s no doubt that you know how to drive and there’s no doubt that a good Driver’s Ed program will show you just how to ace the exam – the same holds true for our SAT one-day class for the SAT Exam.Our four-hour SAT crash course will show you just what you are going to be asked and then how to do it. We’ll ... Read More

13
Sep

Online Algebra Tutor: From Behind the Screen

Posted By Ryan Duques

  Kimberly Nentwich is an online Algebra tutor at TutaPoint, helping High School, Middle School and College students.   In addition to helping Algebra students online, Kimberly is an education major at Liberty University Online. She joined the TutaPoint staff in hopes of getting more professional experience working with students and helping them work towards academic achievement. Kimberly became interested in tutoring algebra online when she noticed her younger brother began to struggle in math.   “It was then that I realized the need for tutors who can explain and re-explain a topic so that it makes sense to all different types of ... Read More

13
Sep

Does My Child Need Tutoring? Online Tutoring Might Offer Answers

Posted By Ryan Duques

Are your child’s grades slipping?  Does the material in class seem overwhelming?  Do you want to refresh your math skills?  Frustrated?  Professional online tutoring may be the answer.  Tutoring is an invaluable, personal approach to helping students master disciplines necessary for success:  effective study habits, strengthening critical thinking skills, reinforcing academic skills and improving comprehension of material.Parents that play an active role in their child’s education see the signs of a struggling student.  Jim Black, the Director of Academic Achievement at Susquehanna University, says, “It is important to anticipate as soon as possible when a student may need a tutor.  If a student feels overwhelmed as ... Read More

13
Sep

How to Choose a Online Teacher

Posted By Ryan Duques

Choosing a tutor especially online who is knowledgeable and a good match to a student’s weaknesses or educational needs is extremely important.   When choosing such a tutor, be sure to choose an online tutoring service that provides you with each tutor’s credentials and qualifications - even better are services that allow you to see a tutor's bio.     Is a Tutor Qualified? To help a student to succeed academically, a tutor must be properly qualified. An organization like TutaPoint requires tutors to have a lengthy resume that includes previous work in tutoring and working with children.  Be sure that the tutoring ... Read More

13
Sep

Online Tutoring Services for Libraries | How Libraries are Adding Online Tutors

Posted By Ryan Duques

Online tutoring is a perfect resource for libraries to add. The affordable service allows libraries to further expand the information resources it offers to its patrons and meets the community's goals of increasing student achievement.  On-Demand Online Tutoring at the Library Services like TutaPoint.com's on-demand online tutoring provide a dedicated tutoring terminal, which allows libraries to have a live tutor standing by to help students anytime the library chooses to offer the service. Patrons can log-in in remotely to reserve their session, or schedule it on the terminal at the library. Online Tutoring Means Quality Instruction TutaPoint.com's online tutors are subject matter experts ... Read More

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