This Austin Tutoring Service Helps Students Cope with Stress as Education Changes: Tots ‘N Tutors.

After a year full of challenges we must learn to prioritize what is important, and education is just that. If your child’s education suffered during the pandemic, he or she might just need a tutor. Tutoring can help relieve the stress of entering a new era of education and prepare students for changes in technology that affect all forms and styles of learning. It can help students apply these changes and new knowledge as they head into the future.


The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges to everyone, including children. But children already coping with mental health conditions have been especially vulnerable to the changes. It is important to understand mental health and the effect drastic change can have on children and their education. To help children cope with the stress of the past school year and help them as they begin to move on, a stable, supportive environment is key. In order to be supportive and instill confidence in your child, ask your child how he or she feels and what your child believes he or she will need to be successful in the coming school year.


Reduced instructional time this past year downgraded student learning and affected the whole development of the child. In the spring of 2020, the pandemic was hitting its first peak; COVID-19 forced millions of US school children to stay in their homes and pivot in terms of their academics. Not only did those millions of children lack daily access to in-person instruction and learning connections that school systems are known to provide for students, but they also were missing out on opportunities for personal interaction such as group activities, team sports, and recreational extracurricular activities (not to mention downtime at parks, playgrounds, pools, etc.). Socialization is incredibly important for child development and enrichment; it has a major impact on mental health. Schools are increasing the amount of learning time to compensate for that loss of learning and missed interpersonal connections, opening schools again and adding more instruction via things like extended schedules and after-school enrichment.


Tutoring is another way to support students this coming school year. Teachers will be faced with catching students up more than ever due to the learning time and opportunities that were lost. Tutoring can supplement learning, both in terms of academics and foundational life skills that support learning; this option can be personalized to individuals who learn in different ways and at different paces, allowing for much needed individual attention and care that teachers will not be able to provide in a classroom full of students. 


Tots ‘N Tutors is a professional tutoring company that offers support to students in pre-kindergarten through high school and college. Tots ‘N Tutors offers structured tutoring sessions that are tailored to your student, so he or she can face the challenges of learning in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Caring and competent learning guides meet with students individually or in small groups, in person or virtually, to help with comprehension of information in all subject areas, as well as other foundational skills like notetaking and time management. Contact Tots ‘N Tutors today to discuss how we can help your child reach his or her goals.

Written by Erika Mehlhaff