Author Archives: "Brett Montrose"
Introducing Instant Help Requests: A faster way to connect with an online tutor
It’s an exciting day for the team here at Skooli, as we’ve just introduced a brand new way for students to get connected with tutors who can help them now. Often, we meet students who are looking for math homework help or tutoring for their science test immediately when they arrive at Skooli.com. Our new
How to tutor online: A guide for prospective tutors looking for online tutoring jobs
Tutoring online can be a lucrative undertaking; the industry is growing rapidly as increasing numbers of students and parents visit online tutoring websites like Skooli in search of personalized academic support. In addition to being profitable, life as an online tutor is also fun and rewarding. Educators get to work with students one-to-one to help
What’s right for you: homework help or regular online tutoring?
Here’s what you might be thinking: Wait… There’s a difference between homework help and regular tutoring!? And here’s my answer: YES! There is. Let me explain. Homework help is the assistance required to complete an assignment or particular piece of school work at a standard decided by the student. Homework help is specific to that
How online tutors can spark innovation in their students
Educational processes are becoming more digital every day. For students, that’s a good thing. You get a chance to explore various learning resources and use the ones that fit your learning style. When you identify your learning style and find online materials that help you learn at your own pace, you’re on your way to
This teacher has an individual handshake for every single one of his students (Video)
“Never underrate the power of relationships – with anyone.”– Barry White Jr., Fifth Grade Teacher at Ashley Park Elementary School Barry White Jr. is doing something a little different from most elementary school teachers. Not only is he forging and maintaining meaningful relationships with each of his students, but he’s communicating that to every single
Get in Shape for College Applications!
If you don’t be careful, the college applications are going to sneak up on you in senior year. The application process is more than just writing your essays and waiting for your results. It often requires lengthy conversations with your parents, tons of research, and time dedicated to find scholarships. How do you stay on
3 Qualities of the Best Math Tutors
Math is a staple in North American education systems. If a student has college aspirations, they must meet a certain standard in mathematics and also be able to perform well on the SAT and/or ACT, each of which have their own math sections. For some students, grasping a thorough understanding of math comes easily and
Tips for better grades in 2017
January is here. And that means it’s time to start executing on those New Year’s resolutions. If getting better grades at school, establishing better study and homework habits, getting into college, learning a new language, or simply becoming a better student fit into your plans for 2017, you’re going to want to check out some
This video of a student learning to speak without a stammer will make you cry
“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.” At Skooli, we believe that a great teacher can bring incredible opportunities to his or her students. That’s why we keep the above quote written across our chalkboard at all times. The video below, from Educating Yorkshire, is a perfect
Answer this question and you could win a $5,000 scholarship!
Our friends at AdmitSee are giving away a $5,000 scholarship! Read below to learn more about how you or the student in your family could win. High school and college students are eligible. The deadline is December 15th, so apply soon! Here’s some more info on the scholarship from AdmitSee: College applications are tough for