Live Online Tutoring

Live Online Tutoring Now Available
Posted on 04/06/2020
Tutor.com provides one-on-one tutoring virtually With the recent temporary move of Manatee County schools to virtual school and the growing popularity of online learning, Manatee Libraries has launched Tutor.com, a digital resource that connects students to one of over 3,000 expert tutors.

Tutor.com provides online, live academic tutoring (English and Spanish), homework help and test preparation to K-12 grade students, plus early college students and adult learners. Over 95% of students surveyed after Tutor.com sessions indicate that having the service available has helped them complete their homework and raise their grades.

Library customers can connect with a highly qualified, expert tutor, fully vetted who has based an extensive background check, in a safe and secure online classroom. Tutors are available in over 60 subjects and test prep areas from 8 AM to 10 PM. Tutor.com also includes a writing lab, ACT/SAT test preparation from The Princeton Review, Advanced Placement course videos and much more. Many resources, including the writing lab, are available 24/7.

Cathy Laird, Manatee Libraries’ Interim Library Services Manager, said the digital resource helps round out the already extensive digital resource offerings made available to their customers.

“We are excited to make this service available to our customers, especially students who are adjusting to learning in a non-traditional classroom environment. While we have Lynda and other online tutorials and test help, tutor.com provides direct, real-time help,” said Laird.

Customers can access tutor.com by clicking the Research & Learning tab on Manatee Library’s homepage or go to it directly.

Online, On-Demand Academic Help for K-College Students & Adult Learners is as follows:

Academic Tutoring: Students of all ages can get help with homework, test preparation, skills and concepts they are learning in class as well as Advanced Placement® test preparation and college entrance exams. Subjects include math, science, writing, English, Spanish, social studies, ACT®/SAT®, and Microsoft® Office.

WriteTutor™ Reviews: Students can get feedback on essays, book reports, short stories and college/scholarship application essays within 24 hours. Adults can get feedback on resumes and cover letters.

ACT and SAT Preparation From The Princeton Review: Students preparing for college entrance exams can take practice ACT and SAT tests, receive a full score report that includes suggested areas of focus, view video lessons on tested concepts and use The Princeton Review’s practice drills to help reach their target scores.

Graduate School Entrance Exam Practice: Adults preparing to apply to graduate or professional degree programs can use The Princeton Review’s practice tests for GRE®, GMAT®, LSAT® and MCAT® to focus their study-time on areas in most need of improvement.

Practice Quizzes: Students preparing for an end-of-chapter test, a final exam or standardized test can use Tutor.com’s Practice Quizzes to assess their knowledge on over 100 areas in math, science and social studies. Practice quizzes for the ASVAB are also available.

Video Lessons: Students can access video lessons for Advanced Placement® courses as well as math and English lessons area available 24/7 to help students review or learn new concepts.

For more information, please contact kelly.foster@mymanatee.org, Neighborhood Services Marketing & Public Relations.

About the Manatee Libraries: The Florida Library Association’s 2016 Library of Year and 2013 “Library Innovation” winner, the Manatee County Public Library System supports the County’s growing community and visitors through a wide range of educational and technological resources and programs at seven facilities in downtown Bradenton (Riverwalk), the east county region, the south county area, Holmes Beach, Palmetto, Ellenton and the LITtle Discovery Center (for ages 0 to 5). Manatee Libraries was visited by nearly 850,000 customers who made use of its resources over 3.9 million times (a record high). Downloads of their digital ebook/eaudio/movies have continued to double each year, while technical training and computer assistance were up 16%. The 47,000 customers who attended their wide variety of informational and educational programs and events reflect an increase of 130% since 2006. For more information, call Downtown Library at (941) 748-5555, ext. 6307. For more information on Manatee Libraries, go to the About page, and follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information about Manatee County Government, call 941-748-4501 or visit mymanatee.org, Facebook or Twitter.

About Tutor.com: Tutor.com—a service of The Princeton Review—helps learners realize and reach their full potential. Their 3,000+ online tutors connect with students at their precise moment of need, so they receive the support and encouragement needed to feel confident in their work, persist through their educational journey and achieve success. They partner with public libraries, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, corporations and non-profit organizations around the world to help equalize access to highly effective educational support. They provide learning students love, partnerships organizations love and outcomes everyone loves. Tutor.com was founded in 1998 and has served over 17.5 million one-to-one, online tutoring sessions.