Getting a Vancouver tutor this summer is a good idea for students who want to be ready for next fall. Especially because of the teachers’ strike in the Vancouver school district students may have fallen behind. By working one on one with a tutor in Vancouver or other Lower Mainland cities students can make up any missed lessons and even get ahead for the next school year.
How to find a Vancouver tutor
It’s actually easier than you think to find a personal tutor in Vancouver. There are certified teachers who will come to your home to tutor students in one or multiple subjects. Visit our tutoring services page to find a tutor in your area who is a good match for your child. We have tutors in Vancouver Island, Okanagan, Comox Valley and Fraser Valley as well as other nearby cities.
Reasons to hire a Vancouver tutor this summer
When you meet with a local Vancouver tutor they will be familiar with the BC curriculum. If your child fell behind during the past school year the summer time is a great opportunity for your child to catch up. Tutors are trained to determine what academic areas a student needs help in. You can meet with a tutor and discuss what would be good for your child. You can also establish a schedule of how often your child will need tutoring sessions.
Express your hopes and concerns with your child’s tutor
You should feel free to discuss what areas you feel your child needs extra help with. You can also let your child’s tutor know what you hope the outcome of regular tutoring sessions will be. A professional tutor is highly trained in monitoring student progress and will be happy to share regular evaluations with you. It is actually very important that the parents are part of the tutoring process. Don’t be shy when it comes to communicating with your tutor and with your child about what they are learning.
Private tutors help students avoid the summer slide
A common concern parents may have for their children is the summer slide. This occurs when students are out of the classroom and get out of the habit of reading, writing, critical thinking and learning in general. Some studies have shown that students are actually further behind when they start school in the fall than they were at the end of the previous school year. Having a tutor will not only help prevent students from experiencing the summer slide, but it will help them get ahead in their studies.
Students who spend time with a tutor over the summer will receive a number of benefits. They will get caught up in difficult subjects, maintain a habit of learning, avoid the summer slide and most importantly they will be prepared to start the new school year. If your child needs a tutor we can help get you started today.