How does tutoring impact overall student success?

Mentoring has been reported to increase test scores by 12 percentage points. Mentored students outnumber non-tutors in 45 of the 52 studies, a rate of nearly 90%.

How does tutoring impact overall student success?

Mentoring has been reported to increase test scores by 12 percentage points. Mentored students outnumber non-tutors in 45 of the 52 studies, a rate of nearly 90%. Individual and unique learning experience Improves attitude towards learning and school. Individual and Unique Learning ExperienceStudents will receive an individualized learning experience that they can't always get in the classroom.

Guardians can customize lessons and activities just for your child, an exclusive benefit of individual and small group tutoring. Each student has a unique learning style that tutors can adapt with significant improvements in short- and long-term learning outcomes. Small-group tutoring Small-group tutoring reduces the total cost of tutoring, without any significant impact on tutors' ability to adapt to students' individual learning styles. Small groups allow a bond to develop between students, where collaborative learning is made possible, a key skill for tertiary and workforce environments.

Improve academic performance Mentoring will prepare your child for tests and exams, while tutors work with your child on specific problem areas. Your child's grades and subject comprehension will improve significantly when working with a tutor. The department cited an Oregon mentoring program that, through two 30-minute tutoring sessions per week, “led to an increase in words per minute read aloud from 45 to 61.5 at the end of second grade, and increased from 77 words to 91 words by the end of third grade. However, while voluntary mentoring is less effective, mainly because volunteer programs struggle to have volunteers every day, not all students have such direct access to trained tutors.

The best tutors can guide their students through the process of learning new information so that they develop thinking and problem-solving skills to succeed regardless of tutoring. Mentoring will prepare your child for tests and exams, while tutors work with them on specific problem areas. Research-based tutoring methods have been shown to be particularly effective in helping students improve their test scores and scores, and tutoring provided by teachers and teaching assistants provides students with the greatest benefit. In other words, a strong tutor will be able to provide their students with individualized attention, as well as good study habits and comprehension skills that can help students keep up with coursework and material even after they stop taking tutoring.

Lipa Bunton
Lipa Bunton

Future teacher-I hope! I am currently at university in England. I got into blogging during lockdown, which is when I became an online tutee too! I love blogging and love tutoring. I'm also a total maths geek. I've been tutoring GCSE students for a while, and this is a blog about GCSE tutoring.