Private & Group Tutoring
Evolve Exam Prep & Tutoring is the perfect place for private or group tutoring of your child. We have combined years of teaching experience with tutoring expertise to create the perfect formula when choosing all of our tutoring instructors. We work side-by-side with parents and their kids to create unique plans and goals for each student.
Does your child need individual attention? Do you want to save money and get a group tutoring rate? All options are available. If there are special circumstances - don’t worry! Just send us an e-mail or give us a call.
Why Evolve Exam prep & Tutoring?
Evolve Exam Prep & Tutoring sessions are all private sessions at your home or public place (library, coffee shop) or via Facetime/Skype.
Our tutors are teachers with years of experience are vetted through a grueling Evolve Exam Prep assessment. We know them personally and use only teachers with good results and recommendations - while our competitors will set your child up with anyone who signs up with them.
We don’t make people sign contracts. They can do tutoring as much as they want.
Email us or fill out this form for a unique quote based on your child’s needs. Include: subject, location and number of students (if more than one).
Tutors will individually tailor lessons and practice according to your child's needs.
Tutors will teach concepts, work on practice materials and address homework and provide test prep.
Anything about payment will be discussed in a private email or phone call.
Group sessions are a way to save some $$ and host a few friends in your home for weekly sessions or one time reviews before an exam.
PREP IN A PRIVATE OR SMALL GROUP SETTING
Group Tutoring Location: A student’s home or a preferred location
Private Tutoring: In your own home or preferred location
Materials: Practice, review and materials discussed and setup by Evolve Exam Prep and Tutoring.
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how do you know when your child needs a tutor?
There are many different reasons why children receive tutoring. According to CCLD, hundreds of thousands of children having difficulty with a subject in school are currently being tutored in the United States. The following are among the reasons:
Many students didn't master basic skills which need to be re-taught to them.
Some have a learning disability which poses challenges to the mastery of information and slows down progress in school.
Others have weak organizational skills which result in difficulty with keeping on schedule with studying and completing assignments.
Some students have medical, social, emotional, behavioral, and/or family problems.
Some students still others simply desire to get ahead.
Whatever the reason, tutors can both reinforce subjects that are taught in school and teach students how to work independently. Students often become more self-confident after working with a tutor.
important questions to ask & Issues to keep in mind
The Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities (CCLD) offers the following suggestions:
Explain to your child why you think a tutor is needed and what a tutor does. Talk about what you hope will be accomplished with a tutor.
Ask your child's teacher or other parents for recommendations. Consider interviewing several tutors with your child. (If your child is a part of the process, he/she will be more open to accepting help.)
Check the tutor's credentials. Ask about training, experience, and references. It is important that the tutor is a certified teacher or has expertise in the subject being taught. Find out whether the person has experience working with students at your child's grade level. If the tutor is working with a child with a learning disability, it is essential that he/she has been trained to use appropriate techniques that can address the student's special needs.
Set clear goals for the tutoring and request a description of the tutoring plan. Whenever possible, ask your child's teacher to participate in the design of this plan so that it links to school-work. Try to create a partnership between you, your child's teacher, and the tutor.
If possible, schedule tutoring for the times of the day when your child is ready to learn. After-school hours are the most common time for tutoring, but this is also when students are tired or distracted by other activities. Allow for much-needed breaks from the school routine.
For students with a learning disability, consider scheduling more than one lesson a week. Students with learning disabilities often need practice and repetition to master skills. Also, remember that it takes time to see improvement, so do not expect a quick fix.
Observe your child working with the tutor. The session should include hands-on learning and be very interactive. The tutor should be guiding your child through direct teaching and guided practice.
Request periodic reports from both the tutor and your child's teacher. There should be noticeable academic improvement within a few months.
Tips on How To Choose the right Tutor for your child
Here are some suggestions for selecting the “right” tutor for your child:
It is essential that a student with learning disabilities work with a tutor trained to use the appropriate multisensory techniques. Be sure to ask about training, experience, and references.
There must be a good rapport between the tutor and student. Give the relationship a chance to develop (about eight lessons) but if it doesn't, look for another tutor.
Plan tutoring for the time of day that the student is fresh and ready to learn. Tutoring is an intense learning experience and you want to take every advantage of it. Many younger students are at their best before school and many schools will facilitate tutoring during the school day.
Set the goals of tutoring with the tutor. Be sure you are both clear about whether you are focusing on remedial work, content subjects, or how to study. Resist the temptation to try to accomplish too much.
Schedule a minimum of two lessons a week. Students with any type of learning disabilities will need practice and repetition to master their lessons and it takes time to see improvement.
It is better to have lessons that are more frequent over a short period than to spread the same number of lessons over a longer period because the student will make slow progress and become more discouraged.
If you do not know a skilled tutor, an organization dedicated to working with the learning disabled will be able to find a tutor with the right background and will have the resources necessary to support the tutor's work.
Arrange to talk with the tutor periodically to monitor progress, when the child is not present.
Ask the student's teacher to talk with the tutor. Teachers feel reassured to know that someone is helping a student and they are working toward common goals.
Tell your child why she/he is getting tutoring and what you hope to accomplish so that she/he will feel hopeful rather than stupid.