Wednesday, April 02, 2008
Free Homework Help at the Hartshorne Public Library
Now Students can connect to Expert Tutors
via the Internet at the Hartshorne Public Library
Hartshorne, OK – April 1, 2008 - Children and teenagers in Hartshorne, OK never have to be stumped by a tough homework assignment again! Students from 4th grade to 12th grade, and in introductory-level college courses, can simply visit the Hartshorne Public Library or the library’s Web site, www.hartshorne.lib.ok.us to get on-demand, free help from qualified tutors. The Hartshorne Public Library now offers Live Homework Help™, an online tutoring service from Tutor.com™ that connects students to expert tutors (at no charge) in math, science, social studies, and English via the Internet. Spanish-speaking tutors are available to help students in math and science.
Free Help in Core Subjects
This free service allows students to connect to an expert tutor either from the Hartshorne Public Library or from their home PC or Mac with a library card, 7 days a week from 2pm to 9pm and receive homework help from a live tutor via the Internet. Live Homework Help is easy to use. Children and teens simply go to the library’s Web site, click on the Live Homework Help link and then enter their grade level and the subject they need help in. In just a few minutes, students are connected to a tutor in an Online Classroom for one-to-one help in math (elementary, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus), science (elementary, earth science, biology, chemistry, physics), social studies (American history, world history, political science), and English (spelling, grammar, essay writing, book reports).
“We believe that Live Homework Help will have a significant positive impact on the success of our young people, and will remind them to turn to the library as a learning and research resource for years to come.”
Learn from Expert Tutors in an Online Classroom
Students and tutors can review specific homework questions, as well as subject-specific concepts using features such as controlled chat, an interactive white board and shared Web browsing in the Online Classroom. Tutors can type math equations using a special math tool, share educational Web sites and much more for a rewarding learning experience. All tutors are certified teachers, college professors, professional tutors, graduate, or under graduate school students from across the country. Tutor.com has more than 1,800 tutors available to work with kids when they need help most. Every tutor is certified by Tutor.com and has completed a third party background check.