Primary and secondary school can be challenging times for students. Besides worrying about grades, students often deal with conflicts in their social circles, balancing school and home life, and figuring out who they are. Supporting their academics can leave them with some extra energy to deal with growing up.
Grades also don’t have to be the primary motivator. There are many sensible reasons to seek tutoring services other than bad grades. You may have a student who wants to advance in a subject to move into Accelerated Program (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. Any student who needs a tutor is a great candidate to work with a private Denver tutor!
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Stephen L. Denver CO.
Patient and Experienced High School/College English Tutor
I am passionate about learning, literature, and writing. Several years after graduating from Loyola College in Maryland with a BA in English/Fine Arts/Writing, I began my teaching career at a college-prep high school in Baltimore. While teaching ELA, I received my first Master's degree from Loyola University in Maryland, an M.Ed. in Curriculum Design and Instruction. Passionate about literature and writing, I moved to Denver in 1990 where I attended the University of Denver. I earned both an... Read more
Grammar, Writing, English, Literature, Proofreading
Jeremy G. Denver CO.
Experienced High School/College Tutor Specializing in Science
Hello! Growing up in a house with a chemical engineer sparked my love and passion for science. I originally planned on using my science background to clean up water pollution from mining activities; however, I decided to become a high school teacher. I have a very interdisciplinary science background which allows me to use examples from every day life in order to help students understand abstract scientific concepts. I also enjoy many hobbies: cooking, sourdough bread baking, coffee roastin... Read more
Algebra 1, Chemistry, Prealgebra, Spanish, GRE, GED, Physical Science, Geology
Olena M. Denver CO.
Patient and Knowledgeable French Tutor
Hi, there! My name is Helen and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2009 and have loved helping my students to speak a new language, to successfully pass their exams, and to increase their language confidence. I studied at National University of Donetsk (Ukraine) and earned a Master?s degree in French language and literature in 2010. I'm a patient and easy going person and my teaching methods always depend on student?s age and language needs. I look forward help... Read more
Helen M. Denver CO.
Effective tutor for math, writing, reading, history, econ, civics
I am a lawyer by training but have always enjoyed the teaching and mentoring aspects of lawyering. A longtime supporter of K12 education, I served for ten years on the school board in Sonoma, California. During that time, I began tutoring students, some as a volunteer and some as a paid tutor, and I truly enjoyed it. I had students who were very focused on their achievements, but I had more students who were behind or having trouble with motivation. I worked primarily with middle school... Read more
Algebra 1, American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, Study Skills
Gregory J. Denver CO.
Writer and Artist Looking to Share Wisdom and Experience
I am currently a librarian for the Denver Public Library, and also an experienced tutor and teacher, having helped students with the SAT, ACT, AP and SHSAT exams. My specialty is English composition and reading comprehension, along with Latin (I have experience tutoring for the AP Latin Vergil exam and Julius Caesar's Gallic Commentaries) and some Russian, Chinese and French. I have an MFA in writing, having written several novels and short stories. I can also teach painting, drawing, histo... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, European History, Latin, Reading, Writing, English, Literature
Vu L. Denver CO.
UC Denver Grad for Physics Tutoring
I graduate from CU Denver with BS and MS in Electrical Engineering. I have been working at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as domestic guest researcher. I am also a US Navy veteran. I joined the service right after high school and served for 5 years. I was honorably discharged in 2015 and decided to enroll in UC Denver to study Chemistry, then I switched to Electrical Engineering. I have never had any official tutoring or teaching experience before, but one thing I hav... Read more
Physics, Electrical Engineering
Leigh Ann K. Denver CO.
Many Years in Math Education!
I believe that I can help every student master math concepts. I have 30+ years of experience in math education and have worked with students of all abilities. I have taught middle school and high school mathematics. I have taught both accelerated students and students that struggle (and students in between). Additionally, I have worked with aspiring teachers preparing to take the PRAXIS. I know many ways to approach math concepts so that if my first approach does not work, I can find a ... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, ACT Math, Elementary Math, Praxis
Emma K. Denver CO.
English Teacher with Master's in Teaching
I currently teach 7th grade English, and I love what I do! I received a BA in English from the University of Colorado Boulder, and a MA in Teaching from the University of Northern Colorado. I am a licensed teacher in the state of Colorado, and specialize in Secondary Pedagogy (grades 7-12) with an English emphasis. My goal is to help students build a strong foundation with reading and writing skillsets in order to be successful in school and life. My background in secondary education, a... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Writing, English
James D. Denver CO.
Computer Networks & OS Engineer
Completed my engineering degree with honors, taught Computer Systems at CU for 2 semesters, was a TA for honors philosophy for 3 semesters. I have tutored dozens of students through the CU official tutoring program and throughout high school I worked as a professional math tutor, helping hundreds of students. I received a 5 on Calc AB, 5 on Calc BC, and 5 on Physics C. I got an A in Calculus 3 and DiffEq in college. I have a math minor. I currently work for a T50 tech company as a ne... Read more
Calculus, Python, C++, Computer Science
Sean W. Denver CO.
MS from the Colorado School of Mines for Math and Science Tutoring
I've enjoyed teaching for as long as I can remember. There are few things more rewarding than sharing the "eureka" moment with someone who had given up on understanding. Too often, people see their own lack of understanding as a lack of intelligence. In my experience, it usually means that the teacher explains in a way that doesn't make sense to the student or the student can't see a reason to care about the subject. I've dealt with both of those problems in my own early education. I was ho... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Microsoft Excel, Geometry
How a Denver Tutor Can Help
The most obvious answer to this question is to help students improve their grades. This can be by going over testing skills and working through any fears and anxieties around exams or by strengthening a student’s overall understanding of a particular subject through practice. But, there are other valuable skills that students can learn from a tutor that is not directly related to their GPA.
When students have consistent difficulty with a subject or a particular concept in class, they may feel embarrassed enough to stop themselves from asking for help from their teacher or peers. Tutoring sessions are not only a safe environment for students to ask questions they feel are “silly” or “easy,” but are spaces for students to build confidence in their ability to learn.
A personal tutor is also an excellent resource to learn and practice study techniques so students can learn how to process the information presented in class on their own or with a group.
Finally, tutors can be an excellent resource for parents not equipped with the knowledge, training, or how to assist the student in need with their work, especially if they are not educators or are familiar with the subject.
How Does Denver Tutoring Work?
First, you have to discuss and arrange with your tutor whether or not your student will be attending in-person or online sessions and what the rules are for either option. Some tutors might require that remote students have a quiet and secluded area for students to work or have unique requests for pick-up and drop-off procedures for in-person. Some online tutors offer private tutoring services rather than similar virtual classes or lessons.
As for the specifics of what will happen during private tutoring services, ask your tutor. Private tutors have their method of teaching, and they would be more than happy to explain how each session will be structured and the goals for the student moving forward.
This is an insightful conversation to have before the first session happens, as you may discover more requirements that your tutor needs to meet before the tutoring services are given.
Benefits of Working with a Denver Tutor
An experienced tutor can assist individuals with more in mind than just academic success. They can help a student reach better social levels, such as confidence in who they are, as well as help them build curiosity. Students can also achieve an education outside of school by being outside or in a different environment.
There are many qualities to consider when looking for the ideal tutor.
Improves Student’s Academic Performance
As we mentioned earlier, academic success is often why individuals seek help from a tutor. The most straightforward way to improve the overall grade is to improve the student’s test scores.
Not only can tutors work with individuals to help them gain a more thorough understanding of the subject they are struggling with, but they can also practice testing techniques with their students.
Teaches Students to Take Charge of Their Learning
It’s easy for students to fall into the habit of not asking questions in school if they are afraid of possibly embarrassing themselves in front of their classmates. Having the space to ask these questions and become more confident in their academic life can encourage individuals to be more involved in their learning.
Provides a Challenge
Tutoring is not only a tool for students who are struggling to keep up in class, but it is also helpful for children or individuals who want more challenging work than they would get in school. Whether you are working towards moving ahead to an entire grade level or preparing for higher education, you can establish a healthy challenge for your student with the help of a tutor.
How Much Does a Denver Tutor Cost?
Cost can be a significant deciding factor for families considering hiring a tutor for a student, and you should consider your budget as you look through tutor options.
Families do not have to sign up for a subscription to access a directory of tutors, and there is no universal cost for all tutors. Each tutor has their rate, and you will only be required to pay for the hours your student uses.
Expert tutors also have set a certain number of hours or days before the next scheduled tutoring session can be canceled. Remember when scheduling sessions, as it could affect your payments.
Private tutors may charge more or less than others. When choosing from the best tutors available to assist students, it is essential to look at what study skills they teach and their lesson plans and explain your or your child’s educational goals before the first lesson.
How Do I Choose a Denver Tutor?
Following our guide to narrow your search for the best tutor for you will give you a quality list of matches, but you’ll still have to pick one from the set you’ll be shown.
To choose a Denver tutor that would be a good fit, you must assess what qualities are important to you.
You may want a tutor with years of experience with an overwhelming amount of positive reviews, or you may decide that you want someone with a master’s or doctorate in a particular subject rather than just a bachelor’s. All this information is available on tutors’ profiles to help you make your final decision. The cost can also depend on the services offered.
Tutors are not just available for homework and can help you or your child achieve better learning abilities, better understand the different subjects taught in their local school, and have a dedicated passion for assisting individuals to achieve better academic performance.
How to Find a Denver Tutor Near You
Luckily, we have already put together a list of Denver tutors online for you. If you have the extra time, you can look through various tutoring marketplace inventory to see if you see a tutor that you think would work well for you and your student. But, if you don’t want to go through each tutor individually, here is a list of steps to get matched with the best tutor.
First, you’ll need to answer questions so we can get a better idea of your and your student’s needs. These will be details like availability, whether you need in-person or remote tutoring, and the subject you need an expert in. Answers to these questions can be skipped or edited at a later time if something changes.
From your answers, we will suggest a list of tutors compatible with what you need. Once you find one or two that you might like, reach out and talk to them! We believe that our system will match you with the best options for tutoring instructors, but speaking, and hopefully booking, with a tutor will give you an idea of what their personality is like and the opportunity to ask about their philosophies about teaching and their teaching methods.
What Skills & Topics Denver Tutors Offer
You can find a tutor for any subject and skill on our website. We have specialists in everything from math education to writing, chemistry and reading, and even university work. Some tutors specialize in one area, and those knowledgeable in multiple areas and all of these tutors have a biography of their experience to give you a better idea of their expertise.
We have experts in the popular areas that children need help with, like algebra, biology, and English. Some more subjects may seem more niche, like voice tutors specializing in rock music or regents physics. We have a large and diverse directory, so you are sure to find a tutor who can meet your student’s needs.
Denver Tutoring Frequently Asked Questions
Considering working with one of our Denver tutors but have a few questions you need to be answered before you do? Here are some common questions that you may also have.
Can I Work with a Tutor Outside of Denver?
Of course! Plenty of tutors accept remote students and have no issue working with children or college-aged individuals who live in cities outside of their homes. This would be an excellent question to ask your intended tutor before booking a session.
What does a Denver tutor do?
Denver tutors are instructors who live in Denver, New York, and offer their knowledge to children who need help in a specific subject area. These tutors are not only here to help children who are falling behind or need help catching up, but they can also be helpful to those who are looking to get ahead or learn new subjects.
Are Denver tutors worth it?
Yes, of course! You can always work remotely with a tutor who lives in a different city if you would like to. But local tutors in Denver are high-quality educators, just like many online tutors.
You can find a tutor who will help children meet their academic goals, which is worth every penny you spend on their assistance.
Are online Denver tutors available?
Yes, we have online tutors in Denver who will be available for you to work with.
How is online tutoring different from in-person tutoring?
Both online and in-person tutoring have advantages and disadvantages, and understanding what they are can help you pick the best tutoring method for your child.
Online tutoring is excellent for students who need a remote tutor but can feel a little impersonal since they’ll be talking to you through a screen. Correcting mistakes while practicing may be difficult unless you have a tech-savvy tutor.
In-person tutoring is excellent for students who benefit from the social interaction across the table but can be difficult if they don’t live near their tutor.
Is Working with a Denver Tutor tax deductible?
For the average child, hiring a tutor is not tax deductible. However, there are specific situations that may allow for a tax deduction. Keep yourself updated with your state and federal tax codes to see if you qualify, or stay aware of any changes that are made in the future.