10 Best Online Tutoring Services for K-12 STEM Education

In our era, all the companies are moving to be software companies, whether they like it or not. This movement is called Digital Transformation or DT/DX, many media are broadcasting about these concepts. For individuals, catching up on this movement would be getting more critical for career success.

According to a report of the US Department of Commerce in 2017, The wages of STEM workers are 29 percent higher than non-STEM counterparts in 2015. It was 3 points up from their research in 2010. Chances are the gap is getting higher today and in the future.

It means knowledge in Science, Math, and Tech, which are called STEM, would be essential. This is the reason governments around the world are working on transforming the education system.

So, today, we are going to introduce the 10 best online tutoring services for K-12 STEM education. Below is the list of services we picked.

  1. Chegg Tutors
  2. Yup
  3. CodeGrit Jr
  4. Outschool
  5. Skooli
  6. TutorMe
  7. Varsity Tutors
  8. MyTutor
  9. wyzant
  10. eTutorWorld

1.Chegg Tutors

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Free Trial: Yes,

Subjects: Math, Computer Science, Physics, Biology, etc.

Pricing:

  • $48/week for up to 120 minutes of private sessions
  • $30/mon for up to 60 minutes of private sessions
  • $96/mon for up to 240-minutes of private sessions

Chegg is one of the largest education companies in the world. They are offering a variety of services that includes private tutoring.

The great thing about their service is you can choose any tutor once you subscribe to their service. You can select a tutor and start a session instantly if the tutor is online. There’s no wasted time since you can finish the session as soon as the student receives enough help.

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Above is the page for selecting an Algebra tutor. 167 tutors are online at the time. Each subject has thousands of registered tutors.

2. Yup

Yup 1

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Free Trial: Yes,  if you select the yearly plan, the plan contains a 7-day free trial.

Subjects: Math

Pricing: 

  • $199/mon for unlimited usage
  • $1908/year for unlimited usage

Yup is a math-focused on-demand help app quickly gaining popularity these days. If you take a snapshot of a math problem, one of their tutors would be connected to the student quickly, and they can start a live session instantly.

If your kid’s current focus is Math, their fixed price service would be quite beneficial for your kids.

3.CodeGrit Jr

CodeGrit Jr

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Free Trial: Yes, we offer a 50-minute trial session.

Subjects: Computer Science and Coding

Pricing: 

  • $100/mon for 4 50-minute private sessions
  • $180/mon for 8 50-minute private sessions

CodeGrit Jr is a Coding and Computer Science academy for kids ages 7-12 offering 1:1 sessions online. All the sessions are conducted by hand-picked professional instructors with a strong background in science.   CodeGrit Jr teaches a visual programming language called Blockly.

4. Outschool

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Free Trial: No, but they are donating $300 for some eligible families.

Subjects: Computer Science, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.

Pricing: Each teacher sets different prices.

If you are looking for a service offering group sessions. Outschool would be a great choice. They are boasting more than 10,000 hand-picked instructors offering a variety of courses.

 

Here’s a screenshot of one of their courses.

In this course, 3-14 kids will learn together for 8 weeks. They will have a 50-minute session each week, and it will cost $150.

During the course, the instructor and the students will be in a communication group and work on the projects together or ask questions to the instructor.

5. Skooli

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Free Trial: Yes

Subjects: Computer Science, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.

Pricing:

  • $0.82 /min

Same as Chegg Tutors, on Skooli, you can connect to a tutor instantly when your kid needs help. They charge per minute, and there’s no hidden fee.

Here’s a screenshot of the list of Algebra tutors.

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They also have mobile apps, so you can use your preferred platform to connect to the tutor.

6. TutorMe

TutorMe 1

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Free Trial: Yes, they offer a 30-minute free trial session.

Subjects: Computer Science, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.

Pricing:

  • $69 for 2 hours of session per month
  • $119 for 4 hours of session per month
  • $209 for 8 hours of session per month
  • $1 per minute for pay as you go plan

Another big company of on-demand tutoring services is TutorMe. Their appeal is their tutors are from ivy-league universities in the states. They also have their own classroom system.

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8. MyTutor

MyTutor 1

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Free Trial: Yes, many tutors offer 15-minute free trial session

Subjects: Computer Science, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.

Pricing: Depending on the tutors, starting from £20/hr

MyTutor will be a great choice if you are in the UK. Because their prices are in British Pound, the UK residents don’t need to spend money on the currency exchange fee. So, it might be slightly cheaper compared with using US-based services. Besides, if you are interested in entering outside-US universities, the tutors can help you more because many of the tutors on MyTutor graduated from European universities like Oxford, Cambridge, etc.

Below is a screenshot of their tutor list page.

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9. WyzAnt

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Free Trial: Yes, but depending on the tutors.

Subjects: Computer Science, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.

Pricing: Depending on the tutors

WyzAnt is also a popular market place based in Chicago. They are boasting more than 65,000 teachers in various subjects. They also have an in-house developed classroom system optimized for 1:1 tutoring.

10. eTutorWorld

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Free Trial: Yes

Subjects: Computer Science, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.

Pricing: It costs $17.5-$24 per 1-hour session depending on plans. They have many plans depending on the age group and number of tickets to buy.

  • $1749 per 100 1-hour sessions valid for 10 months
  • $379 per 20 1-hour sessions valid for 4 months

Some other websites we introduced in this article are tutoring both K-12 students and adult learners. eTutorWorld is a service focusing only on K-12 education. Add to that, their prices are competitive, starting from $17.5 if you buy 100 tickets plan. They also have services for exam prep.

Conclusion

Today, we introduced 10 online tutoring services. Here is the school list again.

  • Schools focusing on one field:  CodeGrit Jr, Yup
  • A School focusing on group sessions: Outschool
  • Schools teaching a variety of subjects: Chegg Tutors, WyzAnt, eTutorWorld, TutorMe, Skooli
  • A school great for students who like to study in Europe: MyTutor

As you see, each service has different strengths. You can check their websites and decide which services are best for your kids.

At CodeGrit Jr, we offer quality 1:1 coding sessions online for kids. If you are interested in teaching your kids to code. You can request a free trial session today.


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CodeGrit Jr is an online computer science and coding academy. We offer private coding classes from professional instructors with affordable prices starting $25 per 50-minute session.