This database includes an initial set of organizations that offer tutoring, technology platforms or academic interventions along with relevant information if available. This is not meant to be an inclusive list, but a starting point. We welcome additional organizations to join the database by completing this form.
We welcome additional organizations to join the database.
- Tutoring programs are those organizations that offer one-on-one and/or small group tutoring directly to students, either in-person, virtually, or through both modes of delivery.
- Technology platforms are technology platforms that facilitate tutoring programs.
- Interventions offer materials (e.g., an instructional scope and sequence, placement assessment, progress monitoring tools) that are used by a tutoring program, but do not offer tutoring directly.
This database is intended for Districts, States or nonprofits to identify potential tutoring partners, for potential tutors to identify potential employers and for tutoring organizations to have a clearer understanding of the landscape and to identify interventions that might be useful to their programs, if needed.
Please note that some of these programs are also listed on ProvenTutoring.org where you can find additional information on relevant research studies and costs.
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Brown University's online tutoring program is a free resource and service for all students of current partner K-12 schools offered through the Annenberg Institute, the Swearer Center and Tutor Matching Services. The Annenberg Institute's mission is rooted in conviction that improved educational equality leads to enriched opportunities for children and youth, ultimately contributing to more just and flourishing societies. Coupled with the Swearer Center's foundational components: community engagement, engaged scholarship, and social innovation, we strongly believe this program will have positive implications including higher graduation rates, higher rates of matriculation into a four-year university, higher grades on standardized testing, more positive attitude towards school and life, and higher self-esteem.
Free after school small-group math tutoring for grades 5-8 using Top Honors curriculum.
Tutors work one-on-one with students in all grade levels to help them achieve their educational goals. We provide both remedial support for struggling students and enrichment for those who want to hone their skills.
We have successively provided reputable tutoring and test-preparation services to a wide demographic of students and programs for over 10 years. Working with other programs has allowed us to collect extensive data and insight which we have used to create individualized strategies needed to see improvement and achieve student success. We take a comprehensive approach on learning which is constructed through the facilitation of engaging instruction as well as collaboration with teachers, schools, and experienced instructors with proven track records. Our approach consists of implementing research-backed assessments to set a baseline of each student's knowledge, create a learning plan targeting weaknesses following the university/school course goals and state standards, and measure progress through post-assessments, course grades, and course pass rates.
Designed to be used as a component of your tutor training program or as stand-alone training, Tutor Essentials is a self-paced, online course that equips tutors with the tools and tactics necessary to become a great tutor. The highly engaging course includes interactive elements such as real tutoring scenario videos, quizzes, and the creation of a personal tutoring philosophy statement. The entire training program takes 3-5 hours. The course can be completed in one sitting but also gives tutors the ability to save their work and complete it over multiple sessions. Tutor Essentials was developed by Purdue University in partnership with Study Edge, with input from CRLA certification volunteers, Emory University, Clemson University, IUPUI, and others.
Tutor Matching Service is the tutor management platform from Study Edge, a learning science company committed to improving the entire education continuum, from K-12 to college and beyond. For K-12 students specifically, one-on-one tutoring has been shown to have a significant impact on overall student performance.
The TMS platform helps students connect with the right tutors at the right price. TMS is parent-friendly, allowing parents to search for tutors based on geographical location and subject. With TMS, families can schedule tutors online at the time that works best for them, even last minute. TMS makes it easy to decide which tutors might best fit a student's needs by assigning badges to tutors who are trained or certified by their institutions, such as High GPA or Tutor Essential Trained.
School districts can opt-in at no cost to have a TMS site built for their community that boasts a collection of tutors chosen specifically for their students. School districts can choose to allow local certified teachers to work as tutors on the platform. School districts can create vouchers with local or federal funds to support specific student groups by providing tutoring hours. TMS hosts a data dashboard for districts or school administrators with many customizations and tools to monitor teacher and student usage.
Tutor Matching Service has developed a 100% free online tutoring platform called GoBoard (www.GoBoard.com), the platform for all online TMS-booked sessions. GoBoard combines video conferencing, an interactive work canvas, and educational tools like a graphing calculator, an equation editor, molecular bonds creator, and much more. TMS creates unique links to session-specific GoBoard rooms, giving tutors and students easy access to a workspace that saves their progress for future sessions. With this continuous learning environment, tutors and students can build on past learning together.
For parents, this service to directly connect with state-specific college students and certified teachers is undoubtedly the least expensive way to find a high-quality tutor. There are many highly effective tutors available now on TMS for less than $15 per hour.
Students in K-12 are paired with high school students who excel in math and English; they meet on a fixed weekly basis, with students meeting with the same tutor each time, ensuring that the student and tutor are able to build meaningful, high-impact relationships with one another. Prior to tutoring, tutors go through professional, research-based training on how to build grit and growth mindset skills in students while helping them with academics; they then apply these skills to their work as tutors and in doing so, gain true competency in coaching, communication and mindset development that they can use for the rest of their lives. Additionally, our tutors receive community service hours for their time and, thus, allow us to keep the fees for this high-quality, long-term personal tutoring accessible to families regardless of their income level.
For 21 years and 20 million tutoring sessions, Tutor.com has been partnering with Kâ€“12 schools, higher education institutions, libraries, organizations, associations, and the U.S. military to provide learners from elementary school through college, graduate school, and beyond with highly effective, 1-to-1 academic and professional support. Tutor.com is easy to use (no apps to download) and robust enough to provide sophisticated functionality. Through our partner institutions, tens of millions of learners can readily access:
- 1-to-1, online, on-demand tutoring with fully vetted expert tutors and career coaches in 250+ subjects as well as test-prep areas
- 24/7 drop-off reviews of writing assignments, math problems, cover letters, and resumes
- Video lessons for math/ELA and AP® subjects
- The Princeton Review SAT®/ACT® Essentials with practice tests, drills, video lessons, and detailed score reports
- The Princeton Review practice tests for GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT®, and MCAT®
- Practice quizzes for ASVAB, math, science, and English
- Tutor.com SkillsCenter Resource Library
Learner satisfaction rates attest to the extraordinary level of support that Tutor.com provides. In post-session surveys, 96 percent reported Tutor.com had helped them complete their assignments; 97 percent indicated they would recommend Tutor.com to a friend; and 99 percent said they were glad their institution or organization offered them access to Tutor.com.
Tutored by Teachers is a public benefit company driven to improve outcomes for students and teachers and advance equity in education. We serve the students who are struggling the most in historically underserved communities through small group, teacher-led virtual academic support to build students' foundational skills, further their social-emotional learning, and begin to address the trauma of COVID. In the process, our teacher-tutors get to fully express themselves as educators, earn extra income, and support their peers in the classroom. Our teacher-tutors receive on-going Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion training to promote culturally responsive instruction. We believe that technology has paved the way for us to build a national tutoring program, powered by our nation's teachers, to help close the opportunity gap.
Online software that serves as tutor list/marketplace/lesson space for tutors, connects specifically with college students.
Tutoring with the Lightning Squad is a peer-supported, web-based, interactive multimedia tutoring model. Developed by Sirius Thinking, Ltd., and the Success for All Foundation in collaboration with Sesame Workshop, the program is designed to enable struggling readers in Grades 1-3 to achieve grade-level literacy proficiency by developing skills in fluency, phonics, word blending, spelling, vocabulary and comprehension through a series of game-like cooperative activities.
TutoringMN provides free high-quality classes and small group tutoring. Anyone is welcome to register for their classes on their website: www.tutoringmn.com. Their tutors are primarily high school students who excel in academics and are passionate about teaching and helping students reach their full potential.
TutorMe is the online tutoring solution of the future. We do this by connecting students with the best online tutors in under 30 seconds using a matching system powered by AI. Students can receive help in over 300 subjects via our advanced lesson space, featuring video chat, screen-sharing, virtual whiteboards and much more. TutorMe's national network of verified online tutors gives students the help they need when they need it.
Online tutoring platform matching university tutors with high school students for homework help.
TutorVille was founded in 2009 with the understanding that every student has the right to an education, and we recognize that the one-size-fits-all approach is not for everyone. TutorVille offers tutoring for PK-College, Test Prep, College Prep and a homeschool option (TV Prep).
TutorX is a free tutoring exchange platform created for students, by students. Tutees can sign up for tutoring sessions through our website with qualified student tutors in a variety of subjects: math, English, computer science, test prep, Spanish, Latin, science, and more. Tutoring sessions are held through Zoom and can last between 45 minutes and 1 hour.
Whole Number Foundations is an intervention system designed to teach students foundational skills in whole numbers. CCSS-M aligned grade level programs are available for kindergarten (WNFK) and first grade (WNF1).
UPchieve connects low-income students (13+) with free, on-demand math tutoring, science tutoring, and college counseling though their interactive platform. Students can use UPchieve 24/7 from any device (including smartphones, tablets, and computers) to connect one-on-one with a live Academic Coach. Using the interactive whiteboard and text-based chat, students can get help with anything from finishing their homework to preparing for an exam. There is no audio or video to preserve student safety and comfort.
Platform with audio, visual, and whiteboard capabilities connecting 6th-12th grade students with tutors for 1:1 sessions or group classes.
Native English-speaking tutors teach English to children in China using VIPKid curriculum and video platform.
We are completely student driven and all our tutoring services are completely virtual allowing us to come into contact with as many students as possible.
Sound Partners is a research-based tutoring program that provides individual instruction in early reading skills. Sound Partners benefits students in grades K-2 who are learning to read and provides intervention for students in grades 2-3.
Instructional software that guides students from “Learning to Read” to “Reading to Learn” in a single platform while supporting teachers, students, and parents.
Waterford UPSTART provides four-year-old children access to the highest form of academic support in their early education at no cost to participants: personalized family education and coaching, a new computer and Internet if needed, and adaptive educational software.
Wave Learning Festival provides a variety of free educational resources. Our tutoring program features tutors from across the world hosting hour-long peer-to-peer tutoring sessions over Zoom throughout the week. We offer school partnerships of all kinds--schools are able to request the services and subjects they need most, including tutoring sessions dedicated to their students and special classes from our tutors.
WPTP tutors are Penn students who work with students either on Penn’s campus, or in local elementary schools as part of our off-campus program.
Wilson Foundations makes learning to read fun while laying the groundwork for life-long literacy. Students in grades K-3 receive a systematic program in critical foundational skills, Fundations serves as a prevention program to help reduce reading and spelling failure. It is integral to a Multi-tiered System of Supports (MTSS) or Response to Intervention (RTI) framework, providing research-based instruction in Tier 1 as well as early intervention (Tier 2) for students at risk for reading difficulties.
Experienced tutors help students with essay assignments via one-on-one virtual tutoring sessions. Write On can assist students with developing a thesis statement, strengthening their arguments, improving the vocabulary and flow of their essays, and learning the building blocks of strong essay writing. Then they provide detailed feedback on structure, content, and grammar while teaching them a trustworthy process they can use for any future essays.
The information contained in the Tutoring Database is a compilation of publicly available information and information voluntarily provided by the identified organizations. THIS DATABASE AND ALL ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED AS IS and are for informational purposes only. Neither Brown University nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University nor the National Student Support Accelerator make any guarantees, warranties, or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the database or the information it contains, and none assume any responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions that the database may contain. Use of this database is at the sole and exclusive risk of the user, and neither Brown University, nor the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, nor the National Student Support Accelerator shall have any liability for any claim, act, or omission arising out of or in connection with the use of the database.
The inclusion of an organization's information in the Tutoring Database does not indicate that Brown University, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, the National Student Support Accelerator, or any individual associated with these entities endorse or support that organization. The National Student Support Accelerator includes all tutoring programs it is aware of in the Tutoring Database. In contrast, the Accelerator uses the following inclusion criteria for academic intervention materials. To be included, interventions must: 1) have a randomized control trial or quasi-experimental study, 2) that produced an effect size of +0.20 or greater OR 3) have particularly high-quality instructional materials but do not yet have RCT or QES research.