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Students of All Skill Levels Benefit From Tutoring

Key takeaways:

  • In-person or online tutoring can challenge students that need an extra push or assist those struggling to keep up with the subject matter  
  • The benefits of tutoring vary from student to student but learners of all skill levels will see positive changes 
  • Tutoring is a judgment-free zone
  • Parents should consider enrolling their students in a tutoring program now to improve retention of difficult subject matter

 

The benefits of working with a tutor

A tutor can provide the type of personalized instruction your child needs to catch up in certain subjects or stretch their academic muscles to stay ahead of the class. In addition to raising GPA, there are several benefits to working with a tutor.

 

A judgment-free zone 

Tutors provide learners with a comfortable, judgment-free zone that doesn’t include the stress that sometimes comes with working with a parent or teacher. Students can feel comfortable around tutors because the relationship is more relaxed and objective. Some parents are not equipped to help their children with schoolwork because of a lack of time or unfamiliarity with the subject.   

 

Flexible schedule

Tutoring works on your schedule since there are often several times to choose from. American Heritage offers 1-on-1 tutoring with flexible scheduling for both our Broward and Palm Beach campuses. 

 

Individualized learning brings academic success

Tutoring allows students to receive the one-on-one attention that they would not get in a classroom. Students grasp difficult subjects like math much better when they can verbalize their thinking and problem-solving processes. This can be a game-changer because many students do not speak up in class. With a personal learning plan, learners will not be frustrated, rushed, or bored and can work at their own pace.

 

Overcoming learning obstacles

Tutors help identify and manage learning challenges for students. For many kids, this brings an improved attitude toward school. Tutors often pick up on learning differences that may get overlooked in a classroom setting. If your child struggled with remote learning last year, use the free time of summer to get him or her extra personalized instruction. Tutoring will give parents a clear picture of where their child stands in a subject and an action plan to achieve results.  

 

Keep students on track during breaks from school

A summer tutor is a great way to strengthen subject comprehension, boost confidence, and build important skills. While it is necessary to make time for fun and relaxation during the summer, it is also a great way for students to use the time to review, relearn, and improve skills and concepts that they struggled with during the year. 

 

Tutoring utilizes active learning strategies

Active learning strategies help students to comprehend the subject matter and retain it. The premise behind the active learning philosophy is to deeply engage students in the learning process. They are asked to think about what they are doing and find answers through critical learning. Active learning bridges the gap between the worksheet and the mastery of a subject. 

 

Improved prep and study skills

Not only do tutors build on academic knowledge but they also improve study and preparation skills. These skills create readiness and build confidence. Great study skills give students a solid foundation on which to build academic and lifetime success. 

 

Encourages accountability

Tutoring encourages independence and responsibility and ensures that students stay on track with their coursework and follow through with tasks. Learners see that with dedication and persistence, academic difficulties can be overcome. Tutoring programs require students to complete schoolwork, homework, and other school-related tasks. Accountability boosts self-esteem and confidence. What’s more, when a student feels capable in academic settings, their overall confidence increases.

Summer is the best time for families to have fun and relax. It’s also a great time for young learners to utilize tutoring to stay on top of the material and have their comprehension soar. Tutoring can be a truly positive, confidence-building experience that prepares students for any challenges that a new school year may bring!

 

American Heritage Schools tutoring

American Heritage Schools’ founder, William R. Laurie, originally started AHS as a tutoring service nearly 60 years ago. American Heritage has since grown into one of the largest and highest-ranked private schools in the country. We have stayed true to our roots by continuing to provide individualized, one-on-one tutoring to students of all levels. All tutoring is led by our experienced American Heritage educators. See how the best of the best in education can help your student.

For information on our exceptional tutoring program, contact us today.