Selecting a Tutor
- Why do I want a tutor for my child (remediation, skill building, enrichment)?
- How will tutoring be connected to my child's school work?
- Will the teachers collaborate with the tutor?
- What is my child's learning style?
- How does my child feel about tutoring?
- Would my child prefer a male or female tutor?
- What credentials/training have you had in education and/or special education?
- What experience have you had with students my child's age?
- How would you adapt instructional materials and your teaching strategies to meet my child's learning style and interests?
- How do you motivate your students? How do you keep a student on track?
- What positive reinforcement techniques do you use?
- How will your tutoring activities be coordinated with my child's?
- How often will I receive progress reports on my child's work?
- What are your fees per session? How long is each session?
- Where will you tutor my child? How many sessions do you estimate it will take to take care of my child's needs?
- Can you give me three references relating to your tutoring work?
- Has your child retained the skills and information taught?
- Did your child enjoy attending the tutoring sessions?
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