One-to-one Tutoring Program offers E-Learning Capabilities as Families Prepare for Coronavirus
TORONTO, March 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As countries are working to contain the coronavirus and prevent its spread, concerns have quickly been turning to the health and safety of students in classrooms across the nation. Medical experts have begun to coalesce around the importance of "social distancing" but what does this mean for the students across our country? One global provider of online tutoring, Tutor Doctor, has begun to get a glimpse of where the coronavirus may be heading as it relates to education.
"We've already begun to see our online tutors and platform being used by students and families due to travel quarantines" said Frank Milner, President of Tutor Doctor. "Fortunately, our online platform is simple for tutors and students of any age to use."
The company is already seeing a 120 percent increase in demand for online tutoring since news of the outbreak emerged.
"This is just the beginning and we can handle much higher demand spikes than this," Milner stated. "But we're not taking anything for granted. We are already in communication with our 94,000 tutors to ensure they're well-prepared for what's to come."
Schools in China, the Middle East and Europe have or are beginning to consider suspending class. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging Americans to prepare for potential school closure due to the threat of outbreak in the United States. While this may be a direction taken to keep children healthy, it also interrupts children's studies, social interaction, and academic progress which leaves families seeking alternatives.
Families are looking for more than just an online resource, but a true academic experience best fitting their children. Even in the online space, a tutor must know how to connect with their student, tailoring their program while continuously providing guidance and valuable learning skills.
Another valuable feature in online learning is the ability to record every session, so the student can review it later. This helps students retain information and refresh their memory before an important exam or assignment. Tutor Doctor's education team found this feature especially valuable to students who may have their class schedule fragmented or interrupted for unforeseen circumstances, as it allows them to jump back in where they left off.
About Tutor Doctor With more than 600 territories in 15 countries, Tutor Doctor was named the No. 1 In-Home Tutoring Franchise by Entrepreneur.com in 2016. Founded as an alternative to the "one-to-many" teaching model most extra-curricular learning centers offer, Tutor Doctor provides a personalized one-to-one, in-home tutoring service to students of all ages. Now with offices internationally, the Tutor Doctor vision is becoming a reality, positively impacting students and their families worldwide. With the belief that all students can achieve academic success through two components – academic foundation building and academic discipline – Tutor Doctor will continue to lead the private tutoring industry. For more information on Tutor Doctor, please visit www.tutordoctor.com. To find out about franchise opportunities, please visit, www.tutordoctoropportunity.com.