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Local Education

March 8, 2014

Anderson library launches online tutoring service

ANDERSON— Anderson Public Library has launched a new program that offers students of all ages live, one-to-one help from professional tutors online. Any APL cardholder can access the new online services from the library or right from home on any computer or mobile device connected to the Internet.

The K-12 Student Center, College Center, and Adult Career Center from Tutor.com includes live, one-to-one tutoring, a real-time writing center, and 24/7 access to worksheets, videos and tutorials in nearly any subject.

The live, online tutoring and resume writing service is available every day from 3 to 11 p.m. EST. To access the service visit www.tutor.com/AndersonPL.

Tutor.com has a network of over 2,500 professional academic and career tutors who are ready to help with a wide range of questions. Here’s the type of help available in each center:

— K-12 Student Center: Students can get help with homework, test preparation, skills and concepts they are learning in class and standardized test preparation and college entrance exams. Subjects include math, science, English, social studies, and writing. This service is also available in Spanish.

— College Center: Tutors are available in more than 20 introductory college subjects in math, science, social studies and English. College students also get access to free proofreading and writing help.

— Adult Education: Adults returning to school can work with an online tutor to brush up on critical skills, finish homework assignments, or review key concepts needed for class. Tutors also help adults preparing for the GED, the citizenship exam, or other standardized tests.

— Career Center: Work one-to-one with professional tutors in a supportive and encouraging environment for help with job searching, resume writing, interview preparation, and more.

Contact the library at 641-2456 with questions about the Tutor.com service.

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