10 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

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Online Tutoring is an ideal solution, as it can be done at home on a computer or mobile device and is usually a much cheaper alternative. Chegg Tutors - A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. Also, there are nice mobility features. Over the last few years online tutoring sites have really boosted in popularity. The reason for this is people just don't have the time or the money to spend at an actual tutoring center.

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10 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

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Chegg Tutors —A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. Students can get help with any subject and with homework as well, and there are nice mobility features. Online tutoring has grown in popularity and is ideal for many—it’s flexible and usually much less expensive than tutoring centers. Educators who tutor online can earn extra money doing what they love from the comfort of home on their own schedule.

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The Post-Pandemic Outlook for Edtech

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Schools may be looking to invest in affordable and creative solutions , such as low-cost mobile hotspots or hardware that runs on cell signals. College students are turning to digital tutoring platforms like Chegg and online course providers like Coursera, both of which have performed well over the last few months. For example, Chegg outperformed forecasts by hitting $132 million in revenue in the first quarter of 2020, a 35 percent increase from the same period last year.

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15 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

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Chegg Tutors - A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. Also, there are nice mobility features as well. Online tutoring/teaching is a nice way for educators to earn some extra money doing what they love to from the comfort of their own home and setting their own schedule. Plus, students should love the ability to view and choose courses that work for them. This list is in alphabetical order.

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K12 Eyes Further Deals After $165M Acquisition of Coding Bootcamp Galvanize

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million in cash, plus some stock, for Fullstack Academy, and Chegg’s Thinkful purchase for $80 million. K12 CEO Nate Davis on mobile technology's impact on education. Another bootcamp has been gobbled up by an education technology company looking to break into the corporate learning and career readiness market. This time, publicly traded virtual schooling and education management provider K12 paid $165 million in cash to buy Denver-based coding bootcamp Galvanize.

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10 Sites for Online Tutoring/Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Online Tutoring is an ideal solution as it can be done at home on a computer or mobile device and is usually a much cheaper alternative. Chegg Tutors - A fantastic site for students to find a tutor in any subject. Also, there are nice mobility features as well. Over the last few years online tutoring sites have really boosted in popularity. The reason for this is people just don't have the time or the money to spend at an actually tutoring center.

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Can Technology in the Classroom Replace Expensive Textbooks

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Similarly, Pearson has made some of its textbooks available for rent through Chegg. Kitaboo is a cloud-based content platform to create-publish-distribute interactive mobile-ready content. Increase in Textbook Prices Over the Years. It is believed that textbook prices have skyrocketed over the last few years.

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More Big Bucks for Tutoring Companies: Varsity Tutors Raises $50M in Series C Funding

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Among the goals of the fundraise is to add more topics and experts available for its instant tutoring mobile app, which promises to match a learner with an expert within 15 seconds. Varsity Tutors is not the only one chasing the tutoring market, which is saturated with traditional, brick-and-mortar competitors like Kumon and Sylvan Learning and online upstarts like Chegg and Wyzant. Tutoring is big business. Wealthy families fork out more than $1,000 an hour for top teachers.

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Stale Words and Hackneyed Ideas That Make Edtech Investors Cringe

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Hint: “It’s mobile,” “We have a better UI,” and “It’s for millennials” are not the answers. Student engagement and retention mobile apps. It’s mobile,” “We have a better UI,” and “It’s for millennials” are not the answers. Chegg (or Amazon for that matter)?

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Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Techcrunch , which never ceases to amaze me with how readily it acts as a stenographer for the tech industry: “As some pricey coding camps fade away, Codecademy barrels ahead with affordable paid offerings and a new mobile app.” ” Via EdWeek’s Market Brief : “Education Company Chegg Acknowledges Data Breach , Puts 40 Million Users on Notice.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Via the Coursera blog : “New mobile features: Transcripts, notes, and reminders.” ” Pearson and Chegg are partnering for textbook rentals. Education Politics. From the Department of Education’s press release : “U.S. Secretary of Education Announces Chief of Staff and Additional Staff Hires.” ” And what a fine bunch.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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The Wall Street Journal predicts “The End of Typing: The Next Billion Mobile Users Will Rely on Video and Voice.” I missed this news back in February: Chegg acquired RefMe. (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.”

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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Kno was headed by Osman Rashid, the co-founder of the textbook rental company Chegg, and the tablet was aimed at the college market. For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. I think it is worthwhile, as the decade draws to a close, to review those stories and to see how much (or how little) things have changed.