Are you wondering if tutoring is right for your child? If so, it’s important to understand the difference between tutoring and teaching. While both tutors and teachers help students learn, there are some key distinctions that make each option unique. Let’s take a look at what these differences mean for parents and their children. The Main Difference: One-on-One vs. Group Instruction The primary distinction between tutors and teachers is the amount of one-on-one attention that students receive. In a classroom setting, students receive instruction from an educator who must divide their time between multiple classes with up to twenty or more students in each class.Read More →

How AB-5 affects private in home tutoring in California. At the beginning of 2020, a bill went into effect that required companies in California that hire any independent contractors to reclassify these contractors as employees. This law is known as AB-5 and has since been altered a couple of times to exempt certain job categories from being affected. While there are some positive aspects of the AB-5 bill, there are also many unintended side effects that have caused confusion among gig workers and certain independent contractors. The same is true with in-home tutoring. The question is if tutors would be classified as independent contractors orRead More →

Los beneficios de la tutoría de uno a uno y la actividad física

Tutoring in California ranges from $15.00 to $75.00 dollars per hour depending on the city and type of tutoring you are looking for, however with this being said the average rate for a tutor in California is about $45.00 per hour. Here are some of the tutors tasks: Instruct students in particular subjects as well as studying habits. Create handouts and instructional materials as well as problems to solve and practice what has been learned. Communication with parents or guardians. Keep and establish a documentation of progress, hours, topics and paperwork in general. Now it might sound expensive but let’s take a look of someRead More →

Who needs tutoring? 1 In previous editions of this newsletter, we mentioned the benefits of academic tutoring, as well some as success stories of several tutoring programs. However, aside from subpar grades, how do we identify whether our children, siblings or other students close to us are in need of tutoring? One indicator that a student may greatly benefit from tutoring is that, despite his/her good grades, the student feels unmotivated at school.  The student may very well feel a lack of challenge. Another situation that may indicate the need for tutoring: the student plans to enroll in a university with grades and/or SAT score requirements at or aboveRead More →

The CATCH program in the Durham Public Schools, a success case 1 In 2010 in Durham North Carolina State began a program called Caring About The Concepts That Help (CATCH), as an academic tutoring proposal by Jeff Whitt: language arts teacher and athletic coach. The program began in response to the steep high school dropout rate, which in turn generated serious social problems such as unemployment or low paying jobs.Read More →

The ambitious program MET 1 Since the fall of 2013, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville has developed a program called “enhanced mentoring and tutoring: MET”. The objectives of this program are highly specific, such as improving student retention, and increasing both the number of graduate students and the enrollment of minority groups.Read More →

Independence in learning 1 While tutoring is often seen as a vehicle for helping students learn a prescribed lesson or subject, it can actually entail much more.  One of the goals of a good tutoring program is to help a student achieve self-learning and intellectual independence. If a student is struggling, they should looking for alternative ways in which to learn the material.  Unfortunately, self-learning is not always easy, especially within the confines of the conventional classroom.Read More →

Tutoring at the University Level 1 It’s commonly believed that tutoring is only for basic subjects, or K-12 students, and that it serves little/no purpose in college, or for more specialized subjects. Over the years however, universities have looked to implement strategies to improve student performance across several subjects, including science and technology-related classes.Read More →

Bee Academic Tutoring welcomes you to the second newsletter and appreciates your attention. In this edition, we’ll review how academic tutoring improves reading and life skills. There are also some interesting studies on omega-3 and its contribution to our health and cognitive performance. Improving reading with academic tutoring 1 There are several benefits that accompany academic tutoring programs. The main goal, in most cases, is improving grades in school curriculum. In addition to improved grades, students with academic tutors also develop skills that help them overcome the difficulties of everyday life. Amongst all academic skills, reading is the one that shows the most improvement withRead More →

Los beneficios de la tutoría de uno a uno y la actividad física

Student performance increases with tutoring programs 1 A recent study by Texas A & M University-Kingsville compared four major departments of the University, and showed learning improvements in students who were enrolled in tutoring programs. Following the introduction of a tutoring program for the University’s Physics I students, 75% of the students showed an increase in performance, and none of them showed any decrease.Read More →

Infographics are a fun way to organize information into an easily-consumable manner. This infographic contains a few facts about (and the importance of) tutoring services.   Infographic Transcription An Effective Way of Learning: Benefits of Tutoring Interesting Tutoring Facts Tutored students show greater school attendance Students receiving at least 4 hours of tutoring per week showed a six week showed a six-month gain in reading and a two-year gain in math Tutored students performed higher on standardized test scores in the areas of mathematics and language arts Tutored students reported an increase in confidence and an improve attitude towards education Benefits of Tutoring Improving studentRead More →