Tutors

Need a little extra help or just looking to get ahead? Here are some tutoring options in the Royal Oak area.

School-Based Tutoring
Many area schools have after-school homework clubs or other tutoring options. Begin your tutor search by talking with your student’s teacher or school counselor. Your school may have a list of peer tutors, paid adult tutors, or tutoring options at neighborhood centers close to your school.

Free Tutoring Resources:
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Khan Academy
Video tutoring for math, science, economics, arts and humanities, computing, test prep and more. Login is not required. Click on "subjects" then select a topic to locate video tutorials.

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LearningExpress Library
Grades 4 through 12 skills improvement in math, writing and grammar, reading comprehension, social studies, and vocabulary and spelling through tests, eBooks, and tutorials. U.S. Constitution study and review. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
After School Programs:
Looking for after school programs that offer tutoring and homework help?
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Salvation Army Middle School After School Program
Students receive a delicious snack, tutoring & homework help, structured activities and some time just for hanging out in a safe supervised environment. Transportation is included from Royal Oak Middle School to the Community Center.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland & Macomb Counties
Serving youth ages 6­ to 18 years of age, the club provides an array of programs and services designed to help youth reach their full potential. The Boys & Girls Clubs offer several programs to encourage homework help and tutoring.
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Summer Brain Gain
Summer Brain Gain is a fun, educational program that aims to prevent summer learning loss and keep kids on track for the upcoming school year.
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Power Hour: Making Minutes Count
This site provides club professionals with the strategies, activities, resources and information to create an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages club members at every age to become self-directed learners.
Fee-Based Tutoring:
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KUMON
Kumon introduces kids to math and reading early, and then helps them to move up from there with skills that will enable them to succeed both in and outside the classroom.
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The Tutoring Center
This program is designed for kids who are struggling with math, reading or writing, and aims to increase concentration, attention spans and critical thinking skills through one-on-one instruction. All instructors at this center hold a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree.
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LDC
This center offers one-on-one or small group instruction of all subjects by staff that hold master’s or doctorate level degrees and years of teaching experience in their respective subjects; plus study and note-taking skills, test prep and programs for those with learning disabilities, attention disorders, emotional or cognitive impairments, speech disorders and others.
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The Student Connection
Start off with a diagnostic test to see what level your child is at and then move forward with tutoring in all subjects and ACT prep; plus college essays and applications, military tests and other skills. They also offer after-school, weekend and evening times to fit the student’s schedule.
Private Tutoring (Freelance Tutors):
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University Tutor
To find one-on-one tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, check out this site. Listing the profiles (and pricing) of many local tutors, you can choose the perfect fit for your student.