The time commitment for instructors varies, as new faculty come to the course with varying levels of familiarity using learning management systems (such as D2L’s Brightspace, Blackboard, Canvas or Moodle) and varying levels of classroom experience. Most trainees report that they spend between 7-12 hours per week on the course. This training is required for all new SNHU online adjunct faculty and is paid. New faculty training must be successfully completed before adjunct faculty are eligible to teach online courses with SNHU.
I love to be helpful to people, and I love to help students improve their performance in classes and on tests. I have an excellent track record of strong performances in graded classes and on standardized tests. I am confident that I can help any student take their performance to the next level in any of several academic subject areas, especially math and chemistry, and on standardized tests.... I learn first. That is, I learn a student's learning style and barriers to improved performance. Then, I cater my approach to that learning style and offer ways to overcome those barriers.
Coach’s study included conversations and surveys with the tutors. An essential focus of this dialogue was to unpack why tutors weren’t planning to adopt online tutoring and why some of them were tutoring so few of their students online. They also aimed to discover what some of the pain points might be for tutors who had moved almost completely to online.
Before Growing Stars, my marks were pretty good, but not stellar. I wanted to get high marks and ensure easy admission into Engineering. Growing Stars helped me obtain high marks consistently which secured my engineering admission and hence, helped lay the groundwork for my future career. The program operates on several sessions spread throughout the week through one on one sessions between the tutors and the tutees. The tutors to whom I was assigned for Math and Chemistry were not only extremely competent but kind and understanding as well. I admire the relationship between the tutee and the tutor that Growing Stars maintains, which allows both sides to be open and friendly with each other. Even out of session time, I could still shoot my tutors questions through skype and still get a response! I found this to be extremely helpful as I would often think of questions outside of the given time. Due to Growing Stars, my marks began to rise successively every term. I got accepted into all of the university programs to which I applied, which would have never been possible had I not engaged this excellent tutoring service.
I have been teaching high school physics and general science for 11 years in Wilton, Simsbury, and now Redding. I also have experience tutoring students in chemistry, geometry, and pre-calculus. I love teaching high school and tutoring with me is often a combination of focused conversation and guided practice. I also focus on representing science and math visually, instead of just crunching through equations. Whether you have fallen behind in your class, or just want an edge keeping up, you can rely on my high school teaching experience to guide you through your science course. ... View Profile
All professors have office hours, and online instructors are no exception. Make sure you know how to help students reach you. Hosting a Google Hangout at the same time every week? Scheduling phone calls as needed? Staying after class with students who have questions? Find out if your program has a policy, or if it’s OK for you to develop your own system for student check-ins.
Before Growing Stars, I was getting 80-85% on Algebra II tests. I understood the concepts, but individual problems proved to be a challenge. My first test after starting sessions was an A, and I finished the year with a 96% average in the class. I will be continuing with their tutoring as long as I can, and am confident that they can help me attain the level of academic success I am aiming for.
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I bought this book to learn how to make online courses. I learned that I should set the PowerPoint slide size to 16:9 and use a sans-serif family font. There is no comparison of what microphones or cameras to buy, just two or three pages that you should get one. A lot of advice is very vague and does not go into detail: it is like reading a magazine.
The numerous projects around the world are happy to welcome volunteers with good English speaking skills who enjoy working with children. Many volunteer programs don't require any English teaching experience and welcome anyone with good English speaking skills and the right attitude to teach their students. If you are energetic, adventurous and eager to connect and enrich the lives of those who are less fortunate, definitely work and volunteer as an English teacher. It will be an opportunity you will never forget.
All is forgiven and Jason moves on to write further plays as Linda eases back into teaching and regaining her reputation. Sometime later, Linda runs into Jason's father at her favourite bookshop. They catch up over coffee and both realise they'd totally misread each other previously. Grateful for all Linda has done for his son, and pleasantly surprised they have much more in common than previously thought, Tom, in spite of any remaining awkwardness, invites Linda on a further proper date. She, somewhat hesitantly, accepts the invitation.
Online tutors work with students of varying abilities and ages. Most have at least a master’s degree and are paid on an hourly basis. Tutors may work from anywhere in the world as long as they have a computer and Internet access (and a U.S. bank account). Peak season for hiring is May through August and November–December every year. Part-time (9–20 hours per week). Paid training of 10–15 hours required.