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Efficient and inexpensive, online tutoring is already used by thousands of students worldwide and is expected to become more and more popular in the next years.
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Global Private Tutoring Market to Exceed $100 Billion by 2017, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Education is among the top-ranked industries in the world, and tutoring is a key constituent of the global education industry. The private tutoring industry's growth is primarily...
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Online tutoring market size

The story of how online tutoring got outsourced to India started in year 2000. Biju Mathew, a software developer, joined as a software engineer in a Silicon Valley start-up in 2000. He found cost of tutoring for his school-going kids in the United States to be prohibitively expensive, whether offline or online, ranging from $40 and $100 per hour.

Mathew realized that this was a problem facing many other families in the US, who seek quality coaching for their children at affordable prices. Mathew started working on launching a online totoring business, based out of Kochi, with seed money from angel investor. In 2004, Growing Stars went online, providing math tutoring at $25 per hour.

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If You Can Click a Mouse You Can Help on Homework - New York Times

If You Can Click a Mouse You Can Help on Homework - New York Times | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
Online homework help sites may be confusing at first but are quickly becoming a welcome resource.

 

IT’S time to face the inevitable — the school year is starting.Try as I might, I can no longer avoid the frequent mailings containing lists of school supplies, class schedules, teacher assignments, requests for parent volunteers and dozens of other papers I don’t have the heart to go through yet.

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Private tutors can earn thousands - Telegraph

Private tutors can earn thousands - Telegraph | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
He’s one of the most in-demand of the new breed of 'super tutors’, earning up to £1,000 an hour to help the offspring of the rich and famous win a place at a top school or university. But it isn’t the money that drives him.
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Welcome to eTutoring.org: A Collaborative Online Tutoring Program & Platform

Welcome to eTutoring.org: A Collaborative Online Tutoring Program & Platform | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
Our eTutoring Collaborative Model lets institutions take advantage of shared resources among the participating members. Our Dedicated Model lets institutions can set-up a private environment where you can utilize your own tutoring resources.
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How Web-Savvy Edupunks Are Transforming American Higher Education | Fast Company

How Web-Savvy Edupunks Are Transforming American Higher Education | Fast Company | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
Free online courses, Wiki universities, Facebook-style tutoring networks -- American higher education is being transformed by a cadre of Web-savvy edupunks.

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Scribblar - Free Interactive Online Whiteboard

Scribblar is a free online collaboration tool that is perfect for online tutoring. It features live audio, chat, whiteboard, image sharing, document sharing and more.


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Top 10 Free Online Tutoring Tools for 2012 | Edudemic

Top 10 Free Online Tutoring Tools for 2012 | Edudemic | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it

Top 10 Free Online Tutoring Tools for 2012


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Online Tutoring & In-Home Tutoring Worldwide

Online Tutoring & In-Home Tutoring Worldwide | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it

Tutors-Live connects students with teachers for private lessons online and in-home, in any subject, language and country. Free registration, no commissions.

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Hello, India? I Need Help With My Math - New York Times

Hello, India? I Need Help With My Math - New York Times | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
In a new wave of global outsourcing, personal chores are moving offshore, and this is leading to some daunting challenges, both economic and cultural.
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A Tutor Half a World Away, but as Close as a Keyboard - New York Times

A Tutor Half a World Away, but as Close as a Keyboard - New York Times | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
As part of a new wave of outsourcing to India, some tutors teach Americans using the Internet.

 

COCHIN, India - A few minutes before 7 on a recent morning, Greeshma Salin swiveled her chair to face the computer, slipped on her headset and said in faintly accented English, "Hello, Daniela." Seconds later she heard the response, "Hello, Greeshma."

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Facebook generation fuels boom in online tutors - Telegraph

Facebook generation fuels boom in online tutors - Telegraph | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
Parents are paying hundreds of pounds a year for online tutors available around the clock to teach the Facebook generation.
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OpenStudy: Study Together

OpenStudy: Study Together | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it

Ask questions, give help, and connect with over 100,000 students from 170 countries and 1,600 schools.

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IDroo Whiteboard for Skype

IDroo Whiteboard for Skype | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it

This is a very useful free interactive whiteboard that works along side Skype for online teaching and tutoring.


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Can Online Tutoring Work as Well as Face-to-Face? | MindShift

Can Online Tutoring Work as Well as Face-to-Face? | MindShift | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it

There are some 40,000 tutoring companies in the U.S. While most of these are face-to-face operations, many offer online tutoring.


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Online Tutoring Educates Kids in Developing Countries

Online Tutoring Educates Kids in Developing Countries | Online Tutoring | Scoop.it
EducateNCare is an online personal tutoring service with a social good twist.

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