Did you know that working with a tutor helps students excel in their subjects? Tutors can improve the effectiveness of tutoring sessions by preparing students for them. Students are advised to follow specific steps to prepare for a tutoring session to get the maximum benefit from tutoring sessions, whether online or in-person.
Here is the thing: Teachers are quitting or retiring early in record numbers. Moreover, a staggering 55% of educators plan to leave the profession earlier than they had planned , according to a National Education Association (NEA) survey of its members. Eighty-six percent of members say they have seen more educators leaving the profession or retiring early since the start of the pandemic in 2020.
Did you know that high-income families spend 7 times more compared to low-income families on learning expenses annually?
The pandemic has confined students, among others, to their bedrooms, where they are accessing virtual classes. Students find it tough to focus without the benefits of in-person classes, such as social interaction and physical movement. Virtual classes are resulting in falling grades and poor engagement amongst students.
Being a student can be a lot of work. Between balancing academics, a job, social life, and family obligations, it leaves little time to take care of your mental health.
Thankfully it appears as though we are at the tail end of the COVID-19 pandemic here in the United States, with schools and universities planning to resume at least a hybrid classroom model come Fall of 2021. That being said, a complete continuation of "business as usual" when it comes to teaching and learning would put school systems in peril.