Montana Selects Tutor.com For Statewide Tutoring Program
NEW YORK, September 13, 2011 – Tutor.com, the highest-rated online homework and tutoring service, is now available to all residents in Montana. The Montana State Library launched Homework MT (www.homeworkmt.org) to all Montana students from Kindergartners to adults in college as well as job seekers. This project is made possible through funding from the 2011 Montana Legislature, making this resource available free of charge to all Montana citizens.
Students in grades K-12, college students and job seekers can connect to a qualified tutor or career tutor from a computer or mobile device (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad) for one-to-one, on demand help in math, science, social studies, English, resume help and other career services beginning today. The program will be available every Sunday through Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Mountain Time. There are no appointments or schedules. Tutors are available online to provide assistance with homework, studying, exam preparation, projects, essays, standardized tests and much more.
Montana students also have 24/7 access to the Tutor.com SkillsCenter™ Resource Library which includes thousands of tutor-vetted materials. Whether a student needs a study guide resource, a worksheet for extra practice or a video tutorial about a specific math concept, she’ll find it in the SkillsCenter. Students may also rate the resources they use and these community ratings are displayed for all users. Job seekers will also find template resumes, cover letters and interview tips.
“We are pleased to be able to extend the services offered by Tutor.com to all Montanans,” said Darlene Staffeldt, Montana State Librarian. “In our rural state, access to online resources that provide accurate and reliable information and assistance is absolutely vital to the success of Montana’s students, job seekers, and more.”
In just a decade, Tutor.com has become the largest and highest-rated online tutoring service in the U.S. delivering more the a million one-to-one tutoring sessions annually. More than 95% of Tutor.com users who complete a post-session survey said they’d recommend Tutor.com to a friend. Tutor.com’s on demand tutoring and homework services are available to students of all ages through their local public library, school, college, U.S. Military affiliation or corporation. Tutor.com now powers online tutoring programs funded by state libraries in six states including Alabama, Alaska, Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota and Rhode Island. The District of Columbia also offers Tutor.com to every resident with a library card.
“We are pleased to be working with two new states this year, Montana and North Dakota, to provide high quality tutoring to their residents,” said George Cigale, founder and CEO of Tutor.com. “Tutor.com has been running successful statewide programs for more than five years. Each time on demand, online tutoring is introduced into a state residents who use the program see immediate results. This is why State Libraries and legislatures are funding this service year after year.”
Tutor.com’s network of more than 2,200 highly qualified experts completed 1.1 million one-to-one online tutoring sessions this school year. Approximately 70% of those sessions were in challenging math and science coursework that students must complete to be on the track to college.
In more than 3 million survey responses, students report high levels of success when using Tutor.com.
- 94% improves confidence in school work
- 95% helps complete homework
- 94% improves grades
Tutor.com is the world’s largest and highest-rated online tutoring service. The Tutor.com network of over two thousand professional tutors and career specialists have delivered more than 6 million one-to-one tutoring and career sessions in a proprietary online classroom optimized for learning since 2001. Tutor.com powers tutoring and homework help programs for the Department of Defense; the states of Alabama, Alaska, Louisiana, Montana, North Dakota and Rhode Island; the District of Columbia, and thousands of public libraries, schools, and colleges. For more information, please go to www.tutor.com.
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