Online Tutoring Business

Online Tutoring Business



starting an online tutoring business with the growth of access to technology and the increasingly busy schedules of K through 12 students online tutoring is becoming a more popular options online tutoring provides easy access to academic support for students and a viable income for educators or qualified college students with all of this in mind the burning question for the budding entrepreneur is how did I get started with online tutoring while there are many tutoring companies who will hire and train you this video is specifically for those with business Minds who would like to attract their own science pal set their own prices and create their own schedules first decide with subject or subjects you would like to offer and for which grade levels you will need to be sure that you are highly experienced so that you can create a strong reputation next create a flyer to promote your services social media is a great tool for promotions you can also print flyers to hang at local schools and community organizations that serve your target market when you receive inquiries it is wise to offer a placement test to determine your students current skill levels an eighth grade student preparing to be tutored in math for example may be on a sixth grade level or a tenth grade level in the subject by assessing your student strengths and challenges you can more effectively select your curriculum many free placement tests are available online once you have received the placement test bag by email you are ready to hold your first session there are several tools from which to choose however I will discuss my favorite Google hangout I utilize Google Hangouts for my online tutoring sessions because it is one effective two three and three it includes a screen sharing function typically I cover the questions miss on a placement test in the first session to demonstrate to the students that there is much to learn I also take time to ensure them that miss questions are great because that we use we get to expand our minds after the first meeting we use educational tools such as Khan Academy or starpaw depending on the subject Khan Academy is an excellent resource for math and science and Starfall is perfect for students who are still learning to read using the screen share feature I display my screen to my students and walk through the problems or the reading together in the each session I ask my students if they have any questions and then send practice needs to free related educational sites for homework activities and make sure to spend time talking to the parents of each student at least once per month about their child's progress this has been an introduction to online tutoring method has been effective for me as a full-time income for nearly a year and it can be successful for you as well full-time or part-time you are now ready to set up your business and hold your first session good luck in happy

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