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Teleconferencing has really taken off in recent years in a positive way in just about every field of business you can think of, even in medicine. I am actually surprised that with online tutoring being around for quite some time more people have not caught on to how advantageous it is to get 1-on-1 virtual help in academics can truly be. Here are 7 benefits you can experience with Online Tutoring: 1... read more

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I recently had the experience of arranging to meet a new client's high-school student for their first time using online tutoring with me. We had already exchanged messages on the platform we intended to use in an attempt to ensure everything was ready for that night's session when the student would be ready.   However, we encountered some problems!  Although we were both logged... read more

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Online tutoring is definitely a great thing not only to take, but to teach. It allows you to be flexible with your schedule, you don't have to leave your home, and you save money on gas! However, there can be some downsides to online tutoring.  If you live with family, there can be distractions and background noise You may not be technologically savvy You may find some students... read more

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Hi Everyone!      I am very excited to be stepping into the world of online tutoring.  I am hoping to connect with parents who sincerely want to help their child improve and grow.  It is such a pleasure to see it all happen and knowing in some small way I have helped is a great feeling.   Knowing how kids, and parents, feel about math, I plan to make... read more

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Proficient tutoring for good success is packaged to help students learn the concepts and techniques required to improve grades, reasoning tests and achieve good success in life endeavors. For the students who are preparing to pass exams, write thesis and dissertations must be ready to face challenges and go beyond the normal and old school techniques. To others who regard the subject to be so... read more

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I just tutored my very first Online tutoring session.   No, please don't get me wrong.  I've done plenty of tutoring!   I've tutored 14 and 16 hour-days straight helping students prepare for their final exams, and I've gained, in my best reasonable approximation, well over 10,000 hours of experience tutoring.  Because I used to do it full time!  And now... read more

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Recently I voted "other" on the tutor poll asking if I would like an "instant booking option" for students to see my available time and instantly book an appointment right on my calendar. I would love such an option however I do have one concern. Currently the availability calendar is pretty broad. I would need the ability to set specific times that I am available for instant... read more

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WyzAnt allows you to use their custom-built tutoring platform for online lessons. I have found this far superior to Skype, and comparable to many commercial, expensive web meeting platforms, and it's specifically designed for tutoring. While there are many features, and WyzAnt's materials cover them extensively, I want to point out something I've used that has greatly benefited my own use and,... read more

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I couldn't find any references to this tool in the blogs or forums, so I wanted to put this out there.   I use A Web Whiteboard (AWW) found at https://awwapp.com for all my online tutoring needs. No download, registration, or install necessary... and it's completely free! It also has zero ads or any other clutter you might associate with any free tool. It appears the developers... read more

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Many tasks can be completed online without having to be personally present with a tutee. Proofreading and editing essays are examples of online assistance that can be used instead of sitting across the table. Changing word selections and correcting grammatical errors are concrete tasks that can be performed online. Providing word selection suggestions and restructuring paragraphs are two other... read more

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The internet is a powerful tool for education, and the use of it within classrooms and without is growing at a ridiculous pace. A year after I graduated from high school, every student there was issued an iPad and the entire campus was made a WiFi hotspot - and somehow they managed to keep their grade and graduation rates the same!   Tutoring also had a huge online presence, and not... read more

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I often get requests for tutoring that are outside my radius of travel so I am considering offering lessons online. If you have a computer with a camera and a microphone then this might work for you. Please contact me for more information.  Go to http://www.wyzant.com/tutors/online  

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Online tutoring is a great option for families to have on-demand access to help.  After a long day of work and school, sometimes having to go out again to a tutoring session can be very daunting.  Online tutoring allows you to bypass all of the headache and stress and get to the help you need immediately.   Typical online tutoring uses a virtual classroom which includes... read more

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Online tutoring has one special BONUS which few people think about when seeking out tutoring. The time element is changed and made astoundingly different. Imagine being able to have three 20 minutes sessions over the course of one afternoon instead of a one hour slotting. What if your tutor could go over the subject for 30 minutes, have you start working and come back to you in an hour to... read more

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Hello,    Recently, I had the opportunity to tutor a student through Skype.  I was such a great experience, I wanted to try to promote more online tutoring sessions with students.  I have been looking around and researching different online tutoring platforms that would allow more interaction between myself and my students.  I don't feel like I am finding exactly what... read more

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First, let me agree that online tutoring can be much more difficult to do well than in-person tutoring. To tutor online a tutor must have much more skill in evaluating students, and more skill in presenting the material. In addition, in comparison with in-person tutoring, online tutoring takes considerably more time.  I will deal with these factors in the discussion below. There... read more

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What are the benefits of a great online learning program with a qualified educator? • Collaboration: As an instructor, I can now display documents in real time • Global: Conduct a meeting anywhere, at any time • Total Interaction: Interact with all participants in a well-constructed online meeting room • Control: Control can be passed to any participant that would like to... read more

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