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Homework Help: The Basics Online Tutoring For Your Child

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By: Kelly Sundstrom

Let's face it, sometimes kids needs a little extra homework help now and then. Whether it's learning how to successfully write a five-paragraph essay or properly understand algebra 2 concepts, sometimes students could use additional instruction outside of the classroom in order to reach their goals.

MoreHow to Help Your Child With Online Learning

With the availability of online tutoring, the days of driving your child to an after-school education center is a thing of the past. But are they worth it? Can online tutoring and homework help really provide your child with a leg up in the classroom? They sure could!

Chegg Tutors

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Purchase for $15 per week for 30 minutes on Chegg Tutors

When you sign up with Chegg Tutors, your child will begin by submitting a question that they need help with. After that, they'll be matched with tutors that specialize in the specific subject area (there are hundreds to choose from), and the lesson will take place in a live lesson space. The lesson can include use of a virtual whiteboard, code editor, or text.

Purchase for $30 per month at

This award-winning homework help service offers access to tutoring and educational software programs for grades 4 through adult. Students access Homeworkhelp tutors directly through the website, making the program available any time of the day or night, even if you're out of the house. Their friendly and supportive teaching style makes Homeworkhelp a popular educational supplement for many parents.


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Purchase for $30 per month at Time4Learning

The Time4Learning tutoring format allows students to receive private, online tutoring in a wide variety of topics and subjects. Not only that, but they'll also have access to interactive games, fun activities, lessons, and assessments. Parents, you'll love the daily process reports to know how your child is improving along the way.


Purchase for $49 per hour on Skooli

If you want a tutor with high credentials for your child, Skooli will definitely fit the bill. All Skooli teachers hold a teaching license, Master's degree, or PhD. To get started, students will search for a subject and choose a tutor in that subject area, then start a lesson or schedule one for a future date. Lessons can take place through the Skooil website over any smartphone, tablet, or computer.

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Purchase for $39.99 per month on

This online tutoring service offers help in more than 40 different subject areas and 24/7 instruction. This means that struggling students can get the help they need in subjects like foreign language, English, math, science, and history whenever it fits into their schedule. Lessons take place in an online classroom and can be accessed from any device.

Does your child struggle with dyslexia or ADHD? Try these homework strategies for children with learning disabilities.

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 As an award-winning journalist, author, and artist, Kelly Sundstrom has a passion for helping parents feel  well-prepared, confident, and capable in the journey ahead. As an Attachment Parenting advocate and  homeschooling mother of two, Sundstrom has been a guest speaker on Grassroots TV in Aspen, Colorado,  and encourages families across the country to disconnect from media and reconnect with each other.

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