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Virtual Tutoring and Mentoring | eSchool News – Education Article

Grow Your World (GYW) has transitioned its services from in-person to virtual in the midst of social distancing measures required by COVID-19. This virtual transition enables GYW to provide tutoring and mentoring services to middle school students, as well as tutoring to elementary schoolers, throughout the U.S. Youths participating in GYW can choose any combination of weekly tutoring sessions in standard academic subjects, while also exploring non-traditional programs such as goal management skills, mindfulness and stress reduction skills, community service,…

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UK school closures prompt boom in private tuition | Education

The private tuition industry is booming amid the coronavirus pandemic, with school closures and fears of infection driving unprecedented demand for online teaching. UK tutoring firms said there had been a surge in online tuition in the past three weeks as parents anticipated and then responded to the decision to close schools indefinitely. Meanwhile, several agencies said some wealthy families had requested tutors go into isolation with them on remote country estates or super-yachts. Leo Evans, a co-founder of The…

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Quarter of secondary school pupils have private tuition | Education

More than one in four secondary school pupils have a private tutor, research shows. Young people from wealthier homes are significantly more likely to have additional help than their poorer peers, according to the Sutton Trust report. The social mobility charity is calling on the government to introduce means-tested vouchers to help lower-income families access private tuition for their children. In total, 27% of the 2,800 11- to 16-year-olds questioned said they have had private tuition. This proportion is up…

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Is tutoring a good job? – – Education Article

Being a tutor takes great responsibility and there are many requirements that are needed to be met. What is meant by being a tutor? Being a tutor means you will assist another person in a certain area in order to improve their knowledge and skill set. What skills do you need to be a tutor? Being able to teach another person does require a number of skills, including the ability to work with disadvantaged or difficult individuals who may struggle…

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The best way to learn – video textbooks! – EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS – Education Article

At Clutch Prep we call ourselves “the video version of textbooks”. Make no mistake however, we truly offer so much more. Founders Marcio, Artem, Johnny, and Alain were students at Florida International University (FIU) who saw a need in the community for something more than your average tutoring services. Online tutoring was a relatively new concept and they believed they could create something better than what was already available online at the time. And boom, the idea for Clutch Prep…

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