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How can I find tutoring help for my child?

National Heritage Academies (NHA) provides after school tutoring for students who need extra help in one or several subjects. The tutoring can involve one-on-one time with a teacher or computer-based tutoring through online programs such as Study Island or IXL. There are a lot of free online tutoring programs available for students to use at home. Some of the programs cover all topics and others specialize in a particular subject, like math or reading.
 
Along with online tutoring you can also consider contacting a company that specializes in tutoring, or you can hire a private tutor. To learn more about finding a great tutor, you can read this article
 

What online tutoring help is available?

The Internet provides a wide variety of online tutoring websites, so it can be overwhelming to pick the right one. First, consider if you want the tutoring program to focus on one subject or several. Here is a partial list of online programs by subject.
 

Math

 

Reading

 

Science

 

Social Studies

 

What can I do to help my child with homework?

If your child is struggling in school, talk with his or her teacher to discuss the trouble areas. Ask the teacher to explain his or her instructional method and how you could implement it when helping with homework. Here is a list of homework tips to ensure your child has the best environment for studying at home. You may also want to go over test results with your child’s teacher to get a bigger picture of where improvement is needed. The U.S. Department of Education provides a few tips on how to talk about testing with your child here. ​
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