You’ve signed your child up for online tutoring because you understand how much it helps them gain a firm academic foundation, contributes to improved performance, and gives them skills to become more independent learners.
You can contribute to the success of your child’s tutoring by helping them prepare for their first session. Keeping a structure for each one that follows also lowers everyone’s stress by reducing the time spent on setup, so your child’s academic enrichment stays the focus of each session.
The first session sets the tone for later meetings and the relationship they will develop with the tutor. Parents and caregivers can do the following beforehand:
Preparation is important throughout all phases of the student-tutor relationship. To make sure every tutoring session is productive and engaging, you can take the following steps:
There are more ways you can enhance their child’s education and help them get the most out of online tutoring. Acting as a go-between to help your child and the tutor stay connected also helps you understand your child’s learning needs and how the tutor is assessing them.
It’s also important to strike a healthy balance between providing guidance and helping your child become a more independent learner. Encourage them to take more ownership of their own learning. For instance, you and your child can work together on a study checklist, but your child can hold themselves accountable for completing all the items on the list.
Remind’s tutoring services are part of an educational ecosystem that keeps caregivers, students, and teachers connected through the academic year and beyond. Students are matched with an experienced and engaging tutor who personalizes every session to make sure students progress toward their goals. Learn more about Remind Tutoring and sign up today.