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Math is one of the core subjects that students will learn throughout their entire academic career. Math instruction begins at the very beginning of a student's education and progresses in difficulty as the student moves from grade to grade. Math can be a challenging topic for some students. One of the reasons for this is that math instruction builds upon itself from school year to school year. For example, if your student didn't quite understand all of their lessons on basic math topics like addition and subtraction, then they will have a harder time advancing into working with multiplication and division.

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When you sign up to work with a private math tutor, we'll start by connecting you with an experienced educator who can start working with your student quickly. We'll make every effort to connect you with someone who is able to work around both your and your student's schedules. This makes it easy to get your child the help that they need with their math studies without having to make too many sacrifices from the other important parts of your lives.

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In all, private math instruction is a unique learning experience that can help your child make the academic growth that they've been working towards in a more efficient way. This type of personalized instruction is hard to find through other academic avenues like the traditional classroom setting. That's because even the best teachers simply don't have enough time to offer each of their students personalized assistance to the same level that a tutor is capable of.

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