OKCPS partners with online tutoring program to offer free services to students
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) — As schools across the state grapple with COVID-19-related absences, the Oklahoma City Public School District has developed a plan to support students at home.
OKCPS announced an agreement with TutorMe providing more than 35,000 K-12 students with free access to the company’s online tutoring service for the 2021-2022 school year.
Organizers say TutorMe has over 15,000 tutors available at all times to help with over 300 topics. Students can pair up with a private tutor for an individual lesson.
“Implementing TutorMe gives our students access to a professional, vetted education tutor whenever they need help, in any subject, right at their fingertips,” Neal said. Kellogg, Director of Educational Technology Services. “Students will be able to easily access this resource through our online learning management tool. This resource will be a game-changer for OKCPS students, especially when students are working independently or in an asynchronous learning environment. OKCPS is proud to offer this high level of academic support to our students at no cost to our families and we encourage our students and their families to take full advantage of what TutorMe has to offer.
The virtual classroom offers interactive features such as a text editor, code editor, two-way audio/video chat, screen sharing, and a virtual whiteboard. Each session is also archived, so students can access past lessons at any time.
“TutorMe has been at the forefront of online education support long before the pandemic hit, providing top-notch tutors and on-demand academic support to ensure students never feel lost,” said TutorMe co-founder and CEO Myles Hunter. “The Oklahoma City public school community of students, staff, and families can rely on TutorMe to provide one-on-one learning during critical times of need and beyond.”
For more information about TutorMe, please visit TutorMe.com.
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