Tutoring

A tutor is a teacher or instructor who gives private lessons in a particular topic or field. Often, parents seek the help of a tutor if their child is having difficulty with one or more subjects at school. Also, a tutor could help with extracurricular learning, for instance, with a musical instrument, or sport skills. Typically tutors work independently, and outside of the school setting. They can work in a tutoring center, or, often, will come to a child's home. The cost of a tutor can vary greatly depending on the subject, the tutor’s credentials and experience, and the amount of time needed for tutoring. It's important to note that individuals can become tutors without specific training, so asking for information about their experience, and even references, can help you choose the right tutor for your needs. Is your child having difficulties with a certain subject at school? Or are you simply looking to enrich the learning they are doing during the day with extra time with a tutor? Would your child benefit from additional practice in sports, music, or art? Hiring a tutor might be a great solution, and we can help you find options within your community.

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The Probability Tutoring Book

An Intuitive Course for Engineers and Scientists (and Everyone Else!)

A self-study guide for practicing engineers, scientists, and students, this book offers practical, worked-out examples on continuous and discrete probability for problem-solving courses. It is filled with handy diagrams, examples, and solutions that greatly aid in the comprehension of a variety of probability problems.

SAT Prep 2018 & 2019

SAT Prep Book 2018 & 2019 and Practice Test Questions for the College Board SAT Exam

SAT Prep 2018 & 2019: SAT Prep Book 2018 & 2019 and Practice Test Questions for the College Board SAT Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve passing SAT scores, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the SAT -Reading -Writing and Language -Mathematics -Essay -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the SAT. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again during your SAT test dates. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes before your SAT registration and overcome them. Understanding the latest SAT testing strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to surpass an average SAT score should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.

The Longman Guide to Peer Tutoring

Grounded in current writing center theory and practice, The Allyn & Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring provides students with a comprehensive introduction to effective tutoring. Throughout the book, readers hear the voices of tutors and writers in first-person peer tutor accounts, reflective essays, and transcripts from actual sessions. Within each chapter, techniques, models, and exercises provide instruction appropriate for any level of tutoring.

How to Tutor

You can save $3.74 if you use Discount/Coupon Code: SGYP38JT at Checkout. You pay only $ 21.21 for the great How To Tutor!! Hurry! How To Tutor, by famed writer Samuel L. Blumenfeld, first available 38 years ago has without change, continued to be an outstanding resource to teach the Three R's. It has not changed because it works so well. Its methodology is timeless!! It is a whole school in one book for only $ 29.95. Its three parts are (1) Sam Blumenfeld's amazingly easy to teach systematic, intensive phonics READING instruction program. (2) His effective CURSIVE HANDWRITING program and (3) his equally effective ARITHMETIC PROGRAM. Has been used by 100,000's parents, teachers and tutors. Mary Pride, leading homeschooling materials reviewer, calls it a best value. 298 pages. How To Tutor works at ALL ages. Anyone who can read can teach the 3 R's with it. WHY IS HOW TO TUTOR IMPORTANT? Dr. Blumenfeld warns: Most parents wait until their child is having difficulty at school before they think of providing remediation. Sometimes the child is so far behind, so confused, so frustrated by not learning in the first two grades, that the remedial program looks long and difficult. However, proper tutoring at the preschool level or in the first two grades, as a preventive measure, can make sure that the child has the foundation on which to build achievement. How To Tutor provides parents and teachers with a complete instructional program: step-by-step lesson plans in the Three R's. It originally was to help public school students. Since then the continued decline in many public schools made HOMESCHOOLING much more important. Homeschool families discovered what a gem this book is for them. HERE ARE THE THREE SECTIONS: PART (1) READING: The big problem in schooling today. How To Tutor shows how to avoid the confusion in teaching reading that prevails in our schools today. 117 complete lessons. Contains everything you need to teach your student to be a top reader. You learn the dirty little secret professional educators keep from you: It is really EASY TO TEACH READING! There are only 44 sounds (Phonograms) you need to teach your student to build a high level of reading skill. PART (2) CURSIVE HANDWRITING: Many Parents and Grandparents today are often shocked to learn that in many schools cursive is not taught. With How To Tutor you are given all the tools you need to teach this important skill with ease. Here is another little secret: Cursive can be taught BEFORE printing (ball & stick). There are only THREE basic strokes involved in cursive handwriting. Most children can learn these at a surprisingly early age. Learning about this will amaze you. 73 complete lessons. PART (3) ARITHMETIC: Quoting Dr. Blumenfeld: In teaching arithmetic it is important to convey the genius of the system itself. Next to the alphabet, it is the greatest mental tool ever devised by man. We should approach the subject with the excitement it deserves. Any teacher who makes arithmetic dull does so because he does not understand its beautiful simplicity, logic and facility which permit us to do so much with so little. HTT Arithmetic covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, weights, time, and the calendar. Everything up to just before geometry and algebra. All this in 67 easy lessons. FINAL WORD: Anyone can use these lesson plans: Students, Parents, Teachers, Tutors, Retired Teachers, Housewives and Grandparents. Tutoring can be a good way to earn extra money while aiding people who need help to improve their reading, handwriting and arithmetic ability. Some of the claims we make may appear unbelievable. They are TRUE. We have heard from countless users who cannot say enough about HTT's simplicity and effectiveness. See for yourself. Money back guarantee. HTT also available at Amazon in: How To Tutor eBook - CD ROM version (ISBN 9780941995474- $ 17.95).

Tutoring: Complete Home Business Guide

A Survey of Tutoring Projects

Teaching, Tutoring and Training in the Lifelong Learning Sector

This core text provides comprehensive support for pre-service and in-service trainee teachers in the Lifelong Learning Sector covering all they need to know to achieve QTLS status. Supporting trainees through all stages of their professional development, the text takes the reader through the theoretical background underpinning teaching and learning and offers practical guidance on day-to-day challenges. This fourth edition has been fully revised and updated and includes a new chapter on teaching practice with notes on observation and lesson planning. New information on behaviour management has been added to support trainees in an aspect of teaching that many find challenging.

Blended Learning and Online Tutoring

Planning Learner Support and Activity Design

This books adopts a pragmatic approach to blended learning by situating the use of online media within a grounded teaching and learning strategy.

The Tutor

Master of psychological suspense Peter Abrahams returns with an ingenious tale of an ordinary family that unknowingly invites the agent of their destruction into their own home. When Scott and Linda Gardner hire Julian Sawyer to tutor their troubled teenage son Brandon, he seems like the answer to a prayer. Capable and brilliant, Julian connects with Brandon in a way neither of his parents can. He also effortlessly helps Linda to salvage a troubled business deal and gives Scott expert advice on his tennis game. Only eleven-year old Ruby—funny, curious, devoted to Sherlock Holmes—has doubts about the stranger in their midst who has so quickly become like a member of the family. But even the observant Ruby is far from understanding Julian’s true designs on the Gardners. For Julian, the Gardners are like specimens in jars, creatures to be studied— and manipulated. Scott is a gambler with no notion of odds, festering in the shadow of his more successful brother. Linda is ambitious, hungry for the cultured stimulation Julian easily provides. Brandon is risking his future late at night in the town woods. And Ruby—well, she’s just a silly little girl. And in that miscalculation lies the Gardner family’s only possible salvation. In The Tutor, Peter Abrahams creates a living, breathing portrait of an American family, their town, their secrets, their dreams—and a portrait just as compelling of the menace they welcome into their home. It is his most chilling, suspenseful novel to date. From the Hardcover edition.

Foundations of Intelligent Tutoring Systems

This collection of essays -- each of which treats an integral aspect of the field -- defines several key concepts and their interrelationships, outlines basic research issues, and discusses near-term applications projects. The book examines three foundations of ITSs in detail -- expert, student diagnostic, and instructional or curricular knowledge -- and describes: * How they are embodied in computer-assisted instructional environments * How these systems accrue the advantages of advanced computer interface technologies * How ITSs will emerge in the real world of complex problem solving * How researchers must learn to evaluate the effectiveness and overall quality of these dynamic systems in a world where machine tutoring may one day be taken for granted. Justine Wise Polier (1903-1987) was educated at Bryn Mawr, Radcliffe, and Barnard. She earned her law degree from Yale Law School where she was editor of the Yale Law Journal. In 1935, she was appointed Justice of the Family Court where she sat for 38 years. Judge Polier took a leave from the bench in 1941 when she was appointed special advisor to Eleanor Roosevelt at the Office of Civilian Defense in Washington. She also served as Chairman of the Committee on Mental Health for New York. Judge Polier was a founder and president of the Wiltwyck School; vice president of the Citizens Committee for Children of N.Y.; vice president of the American Jewish Congress; Delegate to the White House Conferences on Children and on Education. Judge Polier was a member of the Institute of Judicial Administration, American Bar Association. She was on the editorial board of the International Juridical Association and was awarded the 1964 Isaac Ray Award by the American Psychiatric Association for "contributions to the improvement of the relations of Law and Psychiatry." Following her retirement from the bench, she served as the director of the Juvenile Judge division of the Children's Defense Fund. During her illustrious career, Judge Polier was the recipient of numerous awards including: the Citation for Distinguished Service to the City of New York, 1973; the Human Services Award from the New York and Bronx Mental Health Association, 1973; the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanitarian Award from the Board of Directors of Wiltwyck School, 1975. Judge Polier also published numerous reports and several books including: Everyone's Children, Nobody's Child; Back to What Woodshed?; A View from the Bench; and The Rule of Law and the Role of Psychiatry.

Proceedings of the 5th Annual Generalized Intelligent Framework for Tutoring (GIFT) Users Symposium (GIFTSym5)

This is the fifth year we have been able to capture the research and development efforts related to the Generalized Intelligent Framework for Tutoring (GIFT) community which at the writing of these proceedings has well over 1000 users in over 65 countries. We are proud of what we have been able to accomplish with the help of our user community. These proceedings are intended to document the evolutions of GIFT as a tool for the authoring of intelligent tutoring systems (ITSs) and the evaluation of adaptive instructional tools and methods.

Learning Together

Peer Tutoring in Higher Education

The number of students in higher education has expanded dramatically in recent years, but funding has not kept pace with this growth. The result is less contact time for lecturers and their students, and corresponding worries about how the quality of teaching and learning can be improved. Peer tutoring is one method which is growing in popularity, and has already proved successful in a number of countries. This book provides an introduction to the methods and practice of peer tutoring focusing on how to set up schemes and how to cope with common problems. It discusses the theory behind this form of learning and the beneficial effects associated with it. Summaries are included at the end of each chapter.

Yoruba Tutoring

Spanish Tutoring

Pre-Calculus Tutoring

Spanish Tutor

Math Tutoring

General Topics and Information - Subject Tutoring and Homework Help Programs - Burlington

This topic record provides a listing of subject tutoring and homework help programs available to Burlington residents, and acts as an index to related individual records in this database
* this list may not be complete
* for additional assistance contact your local school

Subject Tutoring:
Appleby College, Newcomers Tutoring Program, for more information see here
* non-profit program for students aged 8-14 who require service and have lived in Canada for less than 4 years
* free

Brain Power Learning Centre, for more information see here
* provides tutoring and high school exam preparation for students 6 years and up
* program fees

Chisholm Academy, for more information see here
* non profit organization offers special education services to students in grades 7-12 who require remediation, tutoring, accommodations or modifications to their programs
* program fees (limited number of scholarships available based on financial need * fee assistance available)

Safetynet Children and Youth Charities, for more information see here
* non profit offers free tutoring for children or youth who are struggling with their academics
* free, but requires an agency or self referral

TVO ILC, TVO Mathify, for more information see here
* non profit online service that provides after school math support to math students grades 7-10 (must attend a publicly funded English school board)
* free

Homework Help Programs:
North BurLINKton Community Group Neighbourhood Project, for more information see here
* non profit after-school program that provides homework help, healthy snacks and activities for elementary school children
* free

ROCK Our Community Cares Burloak Community Centre Site, for more information see here
* non profit program provides a homework club for children and youth
* program fee (fee assistance available)

ROCK Our Community Cares Warrick/Surrey Community Centre Site, for more information see here
* non profit program provides a homework club for children and youth
* program fee (fee assistance available)

Appleby College - Newcomers Tutoring Program

Program provides a tutoring service for newcomers to Canada and aims to help children through homework completion and skill support.

Sylvan Learning Centre of Hamilton

Provides supplemental education programs in reading, writing, math, and other subjects for students in grade levels from junior kindergarten to grade 12.

Halton Music Academy and Tutoring Association - Halton Music Academy Association - Mailing Address

Music instructors and tutors are professionally trained to teach according to student's learning ability.
* offers scholarships and training for world performance opportunities and musical career planning
* private instruction for blind and challenged students
* one-on-one brain enhancement program * Down Syndrome * dementia * Parkinson's
* group lessons
* uses European method of theory

Homeschooling:
* individual or small groups
* private instruction for mentally and physically challenged students grade one and up
* career planning

Routes Youth Centre

A drop-in and counselling program providing intervention, education, and prevention for marginalized youth and youth at risk. Programs include structured skill-building and casual drop-in. Programs are informed by a Christian faith perspective. A Youth Council discusses, organizes, and makes decisions about what happens at the centre.

Dyslexia Resource Centre

Offers tutoring service for adults and children with dyslexia, one-to-one multi-sensory tutoring, and tutoring to address a dyslexic learning profile.

Welcome Inn Community Centre - Learning and Fun After School Program - 40 Wood St

An after school activity program for students attending Bennetto Elementary School or St. Lawrence Elementary School.

* Adventures in Art
* Kids Financial Literacy
* Learning and Fun (LAF) after school program
* Summer Day Camp
* Youth Drop In

Safetynet Children And Youth Charities

Services include:
Clothing and Furniture Bank
Clothing bank:
* for infants to adults, including business suits for men and women re-entering the work force
* diapers available
* donations can be dropped off at 1317 Speers Rd, Mon-Fri, 9:30 am-5 pm or can be left in the two orange drop boxes located at the end of the laneway
* also accepts donations of sheets, blankets and towels

Furniture bank:
* offers furniture, household goods, small appliances and bicycles
* furniture donations can be picked up for a small fee

Free tutoring for children or youth who are struggling with their academics

Music program:
* one-to-one piano, guitar, violin and drum lessons designed for children and youth who show an aptitude and interest in music but whose parents may not have the means to afford lessons

OnCOURSE Education

Tutoring all ages and grades as well as adult education, specializes in working with those with learning disabilities.
Our programs include:
* Expert Tutoring in all subjects
* High School Credits. Flexible schedules, customized learning
* Exam Preparation & Study Skills
* Support & Advocacy for students with special needs
* Adult Education & Training
* Academic & Guidance Counselling

Summit College - Hamilton Campus

Adult education including accommodations and programs for injured students. Career-specific training and individualized tutoring programs for pre-school, elementary, high school, college and university exam preparation.

Neighbour to Neighbour Centre - Community Counselling - 28 Athens St

Referrals to various services offered by Neighbour to Neighbour as well as to various community organizations, for families and individuals who are experiencing difficulties related to poverty

Tech Tutor 4 Seniors - Mobile Service

Tutors provide set-up, training, and ongoing support to older adults for technology products including apps * iPads * iPhones * laptops * smartphones * tablets
* support Windows and MAC operating systems
* individual or group lessons
* location flexible