No matter how old the student, a tutor can make a pivotal difference , especially now when classroom teachers are not available in person.

Some tutors also teach musical instruments, such as guitar and piano, while others can be sports coaches and take students out for recess and PE. A good tutor can not only provide facilitation with distance learning, but also teach core skills such as fourth grade lattice multiplication or 12th grade AP Calculus lessons on limits.

Some tutors are foreign language experts in languages such as Mandarin or Hebrew. When talking with tutors, be sure to ask them about all of their multifaceted talents and how they can incorporate those in their elementary, middle school or high school lessons.

There are solutions to today’s educational crisis. An experienced tutor is one of the best gifts a child can receive this fall.