Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Tutoring Benefits!

The purpose of tutoring is to help students help themselves and to assist or guide them to the point at which they become independent, successful learners. Tutoring is available in your home, at a local or national tutoring center, and online.
How do you know if tutoring is needed for you or your child?

There are many possible reasons why you or your child might need tutoring. Here are some of the most important reasons.
Teacher or counselor recommends tutoring

Grades are dropping

Homework seems increasingly difficult

Extreme anxiety before tests

Self-esteem is dropping

Loss of interest in learning

Feelings of wanting to give up

Resistance to doing schoolwork

Reluctance to go to school

What are the benefits of tutoring?

Tutoring can be beneficial in many ways. Here are some of the benefits.
Provides personalized attention

Improves grades

Increases knowledge and understanding of subjects

Increases motivation to succeed

Provides intensive practice

Allows progress at own pace

Leads to better use of study time

Improves self-esteem and confidence

Encourages higher levels of learning

Encourages self-directed learning

Reduces competition

Provides praise, feedback, and encouragement

Provides review of skills not mastered but no longer taught

Review the reasons why tutoring might be needed and the benefits tutoring provides. Doing this will help you decide if you or your child should consider tutoring.

Not everyone needs tutoring. But when needed, tutoring can make a great contribution to success.