Increasing the Impact of High-Impact Tutoring with Accelerate

High-Impact Tutoring Accelerate Nonprofit

In April 2022, the team at Pearl was excited to hear about the launch of Accelerate, a new nonprofit organization on a mission to embed high-impact tutoring programs in public schools across the US. With schools still struggling with widespread learning loss stemming from the pandemic, and districts still figuring out how to best apply…

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The Nationwide Teacher Shortage Is Real 

Teacher Shortage

So how are we going to find all those tutors we need? 2021 saw the birth of the so-called Great Resignation as, around the nation, workers fled jobs by the droves. Many businesses laid-off workers because of a lack of customers. Some workers used the opportunity to finally switch careers and leave behind jobs they…

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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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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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What Is High-Impact Tutoring?

What Is High Impact Tutoring

Is your child struggling to keep up with school? COVID-19 disrupted the education system, but high-impact tutoring is the solution. Learn how your kids can benefit from it. COVID-19 may be under control for now, but the consequences it left behind continue to affect our lives. In the education sector, student outcomes are now seeing…

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10 Mistakes Tutors Make When They’re Just Starting Out

Mistakes New Tutors Make

Arguably the nationwide need for tutors has never been greater than it is today. The pandemic wreaked havoc on schools, disrupting student learning and causing an unprecedented knowledge gap. Tutors are on the frontlines doing damage control as they help students catch up. Of course, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, tutoring has never been more…

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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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Why Tutoring Is Essential in Combating COVID-19 Learning Loss

COVID-19 learning loss tutoring

Continuity of learning is an important consideration in ensuring students’ performance during an extended absence. Think back to your first day of school after a long summer break. There’s a good chance that you wouldn’t perform very well if you took a test on last year’s knowledge right then and there. This reduction in performance…

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