Thursday, March 30, 2006

Online Math and Science Tutors from India

Using computer whiteboards and talking through the computer, many U.S. students are now finding that they can get knowledgeable math and science tutors from India.

Excerpt:"Both Growing Stars and Studyloft say that the majority of their tutors hold master's degrees or doctorates in their subjects; many also have degrees in education."

The idea is that tutors through the Internet relieve parents of commuting and scheduling, and cut the prices of established tutoring businesses like Sylvan Learning. If any of you have experiences with an online tutoring service(good or bad), please leave us a comment. Thanks in advance!

Online tutoring - The Boston Globe


  1. Anonymous11:08 AM

    I've come across a number of online tutoring websites (e.g.,,,, etc.). Has anyone prepared a comparison of the various companies (pricing, quality, etc.)?

  2. I heard that has both the facilities of online and phone support. Hence it definitely reduces the burden on parents.