By Bonnie Z. Goldsmith

How to Choose a Tutor

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When your child needs a little extra help in school, hiring a tutor to supplement his or her standard curriculum can be very beneficial. Here's a guide to ensure you hire the very best for your little one.


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When you're looking to hire a private tutor to support your child's educational progress, what kinds of questions should you ask? What bits and pieces of information will help you make a decision about which tutor might best meet your child's needs and the school's or teacher's expectations? Use this handy worksheet to make notes on key points such as:

  • Session logistics (i.e., location, length, frequency, etc.)
  • The communication feedback loop (i.e., how will the tutor communicate with you, the teacher, etc.)
  • Costs

Download your FREE copy of the Choosing a Tutor Worsheet (PDF) today!

Bonnie Z. Goldsmith has worked in the field of education throughout her professional life. She has wide experience as a writer, editor, and teacher.
This worksheet is made possible by a grant from the Oak Foundation.


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