Content Relevant to Tutors: Math

Tutors: Math: A Professional Description

Math Tutors are certified teachers or subject specialists who generally work with students on an individual basis in sessions of 45-60 minutes. They can help younger students bolster skills in basic mathematical operation and help high school students to focus on specific subjects, and prepare for tests. Areas of focus may include logical proofs, order of operations, word problems, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Probability, and Statistics. Many tutors have regular communication with parents and classroom teachers, to ensure that students are progressing well.

Below is a list of any content on the Specialists of Schools website that may be relevant to individuals working in this profession.

What role can psychologists/speech therapists/tutors play in a school setting?

Some schools have consulting specialists on staff, or use the services of their local Intermediate Unit. Outside specialists may be invited in as consultants after they have observed or evaluated a child. These professionals should maintain regular communication with teachers while providing therapies or tutorial services to students.