5 Black-owned online tutoring services making a difference for students
Seeking academic tutoring for your child doesn’t have to be a bad thing. It can provide an educational boost and added confidence in their work.
Many educators may also view it as an investment in a student’s academic future.
And because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, tutors have become more available online.
Here are five Black-owned programs to consider if you’re looking for an online tutor.
This tutoring service has a goal that is two fold. Thriving Minds provides educational assistance online for students in Pre-K to eighth grade, while also offering resources to fellow educators and parents to support culturally relevant, rigorous and enjoyable learning experiences. This program is built with instructional practices, wellness and social justice in mind.
For Us By Us Tutoring
This service was started by three Black teachers in Philadelphia, Pa. Their mission is to provide tutoring to students who lack proper resources, hoping these efforts help close the academic gap. Offering assistance for students who are in kindergarten through sixth grade, the group specializes in math, reading and writing. Expect personalized sessions to cater to your child’s needs, which are determined by a placement test and personal tutoring plan.
M&M Tutoring Services
Convenient and flexible, this program believes that personalized support plus its experience yields results for parents and students. It offers assistance with a range of kindergarten through 12th grade subjects, as well as college math, Spanish and ACT/SAT prep. You can opt for virtual group or individual lessons, and M&M also has summer camp options available.
Sarai Tutorial and Enrichment Program
This service offers tailored lesson plans and one-on-one assistance, giving your family options. The educators target individual issue areas to help students succeed. This program specializes in mathematics and uses a unique S.T.E.P program.
Burke Learning Center
This tutoring company offers educational assistance on a range of subjects for students between first and 12th grade. In order to complement the public schools’ online learning, the Burke Center educators set up socially-distanced environments and added virtual lessons. They hope to develop your child’s confidence and organizational skills as well as academic goals.