Checklist: Signs Your Child Needs End-of-Year Tutoring

By Kate Kelly

From the time your child starts middle school, springtime can mean long papers, big projects and final exams. If you think she may need help as the pressure mounts, you might want to consider getting her a tutor.

A content tutor can work with her on a specific subject. An organizational coach can help her with time management and other study skills. And an educational therapist can work on problems that may affect many of her classes. Use this checklist to help you figure out whether your child needs a tutor and what type might be best.

Consider a content tutor to help with a subject if:
Consider an organizational coach if:
Consider an educational therapist if:

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Kate Kelly has been writing and editing for more than 20 years, with a focus on parenting.

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Bob Cunningham, Ed.M., serves as advisor-in-residence on learning and attention issues for Understood.

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