LOOKING FOR A GREAT TUTOR?
SOMETIMES YOU NEED HELP! A student just isn't learning or there is a gap that needs to be addressed in a targeted way. Tutors are your best resource but which tutors are good? A good tutor will set you back several hundred dollars each month. Before you take on such an investment, you want to make absolutely certain that the tutor you have selected can get the job done.
For the last decade, my private high school, LeeWay Academy, has used hundreds of tutors to help our students achieve their academic goals. Many of those tutors were right here in the Dallas Metroplex.
When you use as many tutors as we have, you learn a thing go two. Like, some are great and others, not so much. The very best provided some degree of psychological benefits while teaching the student how to connect to a particular subject. I call such people, THERAPEUTIC TUTORS.
The type of therapy is not important. Rogerian, Cognitive, Talk -- they are all great in the right hands. The key is not methodology but simply, "How well does the student connect to the tutor?"
I have tried all of the online tutoring services but have not been impressed with the impersonal aspect of most. I have come to rely on just two: Wyzant.com (for in-person) or Tutor.com (for Skype or phone tutoring). I have come to trust their vetting system and most tutors will give a free initial hour if asked.
I only pick tutors with 5 stars & massive amounts of ratings. I set up an interview with my top three then watch how my student interacts. Is the student happy, open, relaxed? That's my tutor. It is not about who I like. It is about who my student connects to.
Below are my top 3 favs in English, Math, Tests Prep & Remediations. I certainly have extreme favs in my state; these are the best I've used across the country. They have proven, excellent outcomes and up-to-date background checks. - Enjoy