The Ministry of Education in Ontario, Canada has recently launched a a very interesting system in which students can seek homework help online. The program is specifically designed for grade 7 to 10 math students and users can log into the website (https://homeworkhelp.ilc.org/secure/login.php
) where they can chat with the online tutors who are available form 5:30pm to 9:30pm from Sunday through Thrusday.
I find the concept of online tutor chats quite intriguing. I think students might be more likely to make use of this type of homework since many are already on their computers during this time and do not need to leave the comfort of their own homes to seek extra help.
Have any other school districts implemented a similar system? Is this something you would consider for your won school?
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