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noun as in person who teaches another privately

verb as in teach someone privately

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AI tutors are proliferating even more during the pandemic, and they could be a critical component to solving the financial woes in the American education system by reducing teacher workloads and helping make higher ed cheaper.

From Ozy

Two weeks ago, I wrote that learning pods – clusters of families that hire a tutor to educate their children together – threatened to take us back to a time before public schools existed.

She’ll hire a private tutor to teach between six and eight kids in a rented office space for four hours a day.

From Quartz

Others expressed concerns about paying for childcare, and that the plan could exacerbate inequities because some families will utilize costly solutions like tutors.

They meet in person, at one of the families’ homes, where either a hired tutor or one of the kids’ parents guides the students.

Her mother was illiterate, but she secured a tutor for both her sons and her daughters, and Juana could read by the age of 3.

Filming in Mexico City, where his tutor would supplement world-history lessons with trips to nearby Aztec ruins.

He was unnerved when he hired a grand master to tutor her in chess and, after a few months of lessons, she started beating Shaw.

Day completely controlled her fate—he was employer, protector, and tutor all rolled into one.

Bialik credits a tutor she had when she was 15 for changing the trajectory of her life.

While Yung Pak was listening to the conversation between his father and tutor on this evening, a knock was heard.

Through a narrow door about three feet high the lad and his tutor entered their room.

These had a ghostly effect on Yung Pak, and made him cling closely to the side of his tutor.

He studied theology, and became tutor to the sons of influential personages.

He was tutor to lady Jane Grey, and more noted for his severity against the Puritans than for his learning.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tutor, such as: educator, instructor, lecturer, mentor, teacher, and coach.

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