Benefits of Tutoring

Extensive research has shown that tutoring can be a highly effective way to strengthen a student's reading ability. The US Department of Education has identified the following as direct results and advantages of tutoring in reading:

- Highly supportive atmosphere (especially through the use of one-on-one instruction).

- Efficient use of time, with many more opportunties for the student to read a variety of material.

- Immediate feedback and support is provided to help the student stay on track.

- Increased reading performance.

- Increased motivation and decreased frustration.

- Enhanced interpersonal skills (bond is established with the tutor).

- Ongoing monitoring of progress to ensure learning is taking place.