How ARP ESSER Is Changing the Tutoring Landscape

ARP ESSER Tutoring

Learning loss is one of the most alarming impacts of the pandemic as COVID-19 upended — and continues to disrupt — day-to-day life in communities around the world. Initially, the pandemic led schools to shutter their doors and attempt improvised distance learning. Using curricula designed for in-person classrooms, educators with little to no online teaching…

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Hiring and Training Rockstar Tutors With Patrick Steck of Deans for Impact

Patrick Steck Deans for Impact Hiring and Training Rockstar Tutors

Pearl’s CRO Nate Casey recently conducted a broad-ranging interview with Patrick Steck, Senior Director of Policy for Deans for Impact, an organization committed to improving student learning outcomes by stewarding the transformation of educator preparation. Patrick also served as a legislative assistant in the Texas legislature and is currently on the front lines ensuring future…

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Interview with Susanna Loeb (Part III): Tutoring Strategies and the Effectiveness of Remote Learning

Susanna Loeb Annenberg Institute

Across the country, education leaders are scrambling to address the pandemic’s detrimental impacts on student learning. One of the biggest questions school districts are trying to answer is how to find the most effective tutoring strategies to combat learning loss.  Dr. Susanna Loeb, director of the Annenberg Institute at Brown University, and her colleagues propose…

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Interview with Susanna Loeb (Part II): The Annenberg Institute’s National Student Support Accelerator

Susanna Loeb Annenberg Institute

By now, every educator in America has seen firsthand the results of learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. While covid has negatively impacted most students, it has especially exacerbated pre-existing educational inequities for low-income and other at-risk students. The impacts of the pandemic on the educational system are both immediate and long-term, as alarming…

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Interview with Susanna Loeb (Part I): How High-Impact Tutoring Helps At-Risk Students Impacted by COVID-19 

Susanna Loeb Annenberg Institute

Soon after the COVID-19 pandemic began, the combined consequences on health, the economy, and K-12 schools started to take their toll. Students around the country found themselves attending classes online from home, but while some thrived, many experienced hardships and struggled to stay engaged. The pandemic’s effects were especially hard on students from low-income families,…

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6 Signs You Need Tutoring Business Software 

Tutoring Business Software

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to devastating learning loss among student populations around the country while creating a chance for entrepreneurial tutors to rush in and save the day! The year 2021 saw tutoring become a hot side hustle for some and a full-time business endeavor for others. Now, in 2022, many tutors are continuing…

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Small Group Tutoring: What Size Is Best?

Small Group Tutoring What Size Is Best

When we hear the word “tutoring,” many of us think about 1:1 lessons between a tutor and student. But many tutoring sessions involve small groups, which can be just as effective, if not more so. When is small group tutoring better? Naturally, it all depends on the situation — particularly the needs of the students…

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What Is Hybrid Learning? Everything You Need to Know

What is hybrid learning

From colleges and K-12 school districts to home-based tutoring businesses, educators around the country have jumped at the chance to offer hybrid learning options for students. But what exactly is hybrid learning? In this article, we’ll explore what hybrid learning means, how it differs from blended learning, and how you can make hybrid learning work…

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How Tutoring Companies Can Benefit from ARP ESSER Funds

ARP ESSER Tutoring Companies

Large federal government-funded programs can be confusing and daunting; the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief, also known as ARP ESSER, is no exception.  The ESSER was created as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in March 2020.  The CARES act addresses multiple macro issues. Providing ongoing…

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Tutoring Software

Tutoring Software

Tutoring has never been more important for students or as popular for entrepreneurs looking to start up their own businesses! But it takes plenty of planning to launch a successful tutoring business, and one of the most vital yet overlooked components is tutoring software. Whether your tutoring model is online, in-person, or blended, you’ll want…

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