Why choose online tutoring?

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 Paula Antalffy

Research has shown online tutoring offers the same level of quality and consistency as face-to-face tutoring. As the world begins its transition back to normal life, many tutors are left with the dilemma of whether to return to face-to-face tutoring or to stay online. 

Online tutoring can offer a highly interactive and collaborative environment. However, there are also several non-technology-related perks clients get from online tutoring.

Here are just a few of the reasons we think you should continue with online tutoring, even when in-person tutoring is possible again. 

Whenever you want and wherever you want:

Anyone can say that the biggest benefit of online tutoring is convenience. Since there is no need to think about commuting, tutors can teach more classes and can offer their services anywhere around the world. Since tutors are accessible with the click of a button, students have more time to complete their homework and have a break after each school day.

Online tutoring also makes more subjects accessible. It gives you a huge variety of tutors to work with. Let's say you are looking for a native Russian speaker to teach you Russian. Chances are you will be able to find one online with a single search. Compare this to locating a native Russian speaker within a commutable distance from you. Realistically you will have to make lots of calls and send lots of emails before you find someone.

Online tutoring opens up doors for effective, accessible, and convenient tutoring. It can save you time commuting and give you a larger variety of tutoring subjects. Saying goodbye to face-to-face tutoring will also mean students can get the best possible service, regardless of where you are located.

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Combine with any other activity or skill:

Unlike traditional tutoring, where time with a tutor needs allotted time, online tutoring offers a more flexible arrangement. Since students don’t have to travel to a location, an online tutor can be slotted into other activities. For example, students can easily get weekly homework help as apart of their normal study time.

Students can also enhance their daily activities with a quick online tutoring session. Even if students are doing a full day at school or have a job, online tutoring allows students to slot a session into their day whenever possible. 

What’s more, a lot of agencies that offer online tutoring can also offer face-to-face tutoring access when necessary. By primarily choosing online tutoring students can get the best of both worlds!

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Online tutoring gives students the unique opportunity to revisit sessions after they have ended. Most online tutors record their sessions. This means students can look back and refresh their memory at any time. 

Online tutors will also often give students access to a database of worksheets and resources. Similarly to sessions, students can look back at these at a later date. This gives students more materials to work with and therefore can get the most out of tutoring.

Effective interaction: 

For some students, tutoring online can create more interactive sessions. Online whiteboards give users a unique opportunity to connect through multiple channels. With an interactive workspace, video, and voice chat, as well as a chatbox, students and tutors can interact with ease.

Group classes can also be more interactive. For shy students, having a chat or forum where they can ask questions, will help them get more out of classes.

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