Category: Private Tutoring

There are several ways in which you might have come across the term ‘Online Tutoring’. You could have heard it from a friend or a parent who are using or have used services of an online tutor. You might have read about it a newspaper article or a magazine. Either way, your curiosity is piqued and you want to know more about online education, what it is all about and why you should or should not go for it.

Education and tutoring technology are always in a state of evolution. All of us have been to school and learning brings into mind, a classroom, group of students and a teacher. This tutoring setup has been around for probably hundreds of years and has a few drawbacks. It is not too say that the system has not evolved at all. Textbooks are kept updated by adding new material and throwing out the old, illustrations become more accurate, photographs keep improving in clarity and study aids become easier to use, all in the name of making learning a better experience. Read More Why You Should Consider Online Tutoring

It goes without saying that the economy has always been competitive and we have no other choice but to keep our skills up to date. However, constraints such as time and distance stops one from learning what should be learnt. Enter online tutoring which provides for a convenient way out of these problems.

What is Online tutoring or Online Education?

A conventional classroom has the student and the tutor, in a single place with discussions happening over a subject. Online tutoring replaces the classroom with an internet enabled device such as a computer or a tablet, with the student interacting with each other in a virtual ecosystem. They can see each other, exchange ideas and do much more than that like share documents and even collaborate. This is online education. Read More Online Tutoring and How it Works

With each passing month, more and more people are opting for online education to make the most of its immense benefits such as flexibility in terms of tutoring, benefits of lower cost and of course not having to travel. While it might seem like a good idea for you to start availing facilities, as with any other online service there are some specific missteps you should avoid. We have discussed a few of them in this article. These suggestions must be understood for education is not something which should ignored or missed out on.

Online Tutor Qualification

Qualified tutors will be certified in various skill sets that every online tutor should possess. They would have the required experience and the degree to go with the subject they will be teaching. Given that the education provided depends on the tutor and his skills, and that it is going to have a direct impact on your homework and grades, remember to check and verify all the educational claims of the online tutor. Ask for any proof which you find is necessary to ascertain the online tutor’s claims. Read More Getting the Best off Your Online Tutor

When compared to conventional tutoring, online tutoring with its reliance on technology and online tutors and online students poses its own unique challenges. You will constantly keep asking yourself questions related to satisfaction of your online students, quality of online tutors, and infrastructure for providing online education and so on. Read More Best Practices for Online Tutoring