TutaPoint Online Education Blog

13
Sep

Student Says "Before Online Math Tutoring My Math Skills Were Horrible"

Posted By Ryan Duques

TutaPoint online math tutoring student Casey describes how before using online math tutoring from TutaPoint his math skills were terrible. Casey meets with his online math tutor regularly and now his skills have improved "beyond his expectations".   Students like Casey receive help in TutaPoint's enhanced online classrooms complete with audio, video, whiteboard, chat and file sharing.   Most Popular Subject: Online Math Tutoring   Online math tutoring is the most popular subject at TutaPoint. Students receive help in pre-algebra, algebra I, geometry, algebra II, statistics, pre-calculus, trigonometry and calculus. Tutors work patiently with students as they cover course curriculum, prepare for exams or go ... Read More

13
Sep

Advantages of Using an Online Tutor

Posted By Ryan Duques

Concerns about online safety are valid. Every parent wants to ensure that his or her child is safe and their privacy protected.Consider what online tutoring company TutaPoint.com is doing to ensure student safety: §  Each and every tutoring candidate must go through a complete criminal background check. Those with criminal records are not engaged. No exceptions.§  Prior to being accepted, each tutor goes through a rigorous resume screening process§  Only tutoring candidates with significant experience helping students are considered. TutaPoint only uses experienced tutoring professionals.§  TutaPoint.com uses only tutors based in the United States.§  Tutors attend virtual in-service seminars to keep up on the ... Read More

13
Sep

Is Online Tutoring Safe?

Posted By Ryan Duques

Concerns about online safety are valid. Every parent wants to ensure that his or her child is safe and their privacy protected.Consider what online tutoring company TutaPoint.com is doing to ensure student safety:  Each and every tutoring candidate must go through a complete criminal background check. Those with criminal records are not engaged. No exceptions.  Prior to being accepted, each tutor goes through a rigorous resume screening processOnly tutoring candidates with significant experience helping students are considered. TutaPoint only uses experienced tutoring professionals.TutaPoint.com uses only tutors based in the United States.Tutors attend virtual in-service seminars to keep up on the latest teaching trends Each tutoring session ... Read More

13
Sep

Terrified by Math? A Solution for Parents of Homeschool Students

Posted By Ryan Duques

Homeschool parents are often terrified by these words: Algebra, geometry, calculus, and trigonometry. Unless you happen to have been a math major in school yourself, math subjects can be particularly daunting to teach. But there is help for your student: online tutoring using U.S. based tutors.Need a few reasons to consider supplementing your math instruction using an online math tutor? Here are five reasons to use an online math tutor: h tutoring for help: 1 – Remove the Frustration of Teaching Math Homeschool parents can end up feeling lost in piles of confusing textbooks and can often find it difficult to know where ... Read More

13
Sep

Case Study: Real Tips for Implementing Online Courses in High Schools

Posted By Ryan Duques

The Elmira Alternative High School is situated in a rambling, old elementary school nestled in the Southern Tier of upstate New York.  We educate students that, for a variety of reasons, have not adapted to the traditional school setting. Our class sizes are small, and our staff is very dedicated to these students. Decision to Use Online Courses for Students Last fall, we were introduced to the idea of online learning.  We all had some trouble wrapping our minds around the idea that someone could teach our students from a distance in a virtual classroom.  We wondered if such a thing could ... Read More

13
Sep

Why Educators Must Adapt to Learning Apps

Posted By Ryan Duques

If your tech-savvy student hasn’t already made it clear, the Digital Age has taken firm root in American classrooms. As Promethean Boards replace blackboards and the Internet connects tutors and students across thousands of miles, the way we educate students has taken a virtual turn. Bolstered by federal initiatives like the National Education Technology Plan and the newly formed Digital Promise center, teachers and students have begun the long process of revolutionizing education in America.According to a 2005 report released by the U.S. Department of Education, “The technology that has so dramatically changed the world outside our schools is now changing ... Read More

13
Sep

Why an Online Tutor is a Better Option for Struggling Students

Posted By Ryan Duques

Online tutoring is fast becoming an impressive solution to providing students the instruction they need to succeed in the classroom in math, science and language arts. Finding a qualified online tutor is much faster and easier than tracking down and interviewing one locally. In addition to the vast amount of tools online tutoring offers, most online tutoring companies record sessions for a later review, where they can be reviewed over and over when certain points of understanding a topic may be unclear. Online Tutoring: Multiple Advantages Getting help from a math tutor online or using an online science tutor offers multiple advantages ... Read More

13
Sep

11 "Must Have" Android Apps for the K12 Classroom

Posted By Ryan Duques

The education application (aka "app") marketplace is exploding with fun and effective tools for learning. These powerful new tools can be deployed on an Android powered smartphone or tablet device, including the new Amazon Fire tablet. We've put together a list of apps that you should consider using in the classroom to enhance your curriculum. These apps can help to expand a student's memory, increase knowledge, and they are fun!  1. Kindle for Android The Kindle app for Android lets you download countless classic works by the great authors from every genre. This app is also unique in that it is completely free to the public. ... Read More

13
Sep

How Online Tutoring Services are Being Used in U.S. Schools

Posted By Ryan Duques

Online tutoring has become a major complement to the educational opportunities available to American kindergarten through twelfth grade (K12) students. More and more schools encourage students to use tutoring services to improve their academic standings and prepare for standardized tests like the SAT. The advent of online tutoring is now providing thousands of students the one-on-one tutoring they need to accomplish their academic goals.The American Association of School Administrators began a program to enable U.S. Military children to receive online tutoring services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The students go online to receive expert one-to-one tutoring sessions ... Read More

13
Sep

How eBooks Are Being Used in the K 12 Classroom

Posted By Ryan Duques

Today’s classroom is quickly moving into the digital age. Libraries are becoming digital media centers; chalkboards are being replaced by digital whiteboards; and homework hotlines have been substituted with class websites. Textbooks, however, are maintaining their grasp in the classroom… for now.  EBooks, in some form or another, have been around since 1971 when Michael Hart created a digital version of The Declaration of Independence and used it as the first entry in what would become Project Gutenberg, one of the largest providers of free, open-source eBooks in the world today. More recently, eBooks have become more popular and prevalent ... Read More

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