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Everything you need to know about how we connect tutors & students
How to appear in the public search
In order to register as a tutor on Tutor.id and have your profile visible in our public search, you must complete your tutor profile and **send it to approval **to our team. How does the profile approval work? When you submit your profile, Tutor.id team will review it so you can appear on the public search. ✅ If the profile meets our quality requirements -> Success! We will grant you a verified stamp and you will be visible on the public search. ❌ **If the profile still needs
How to ask for recommendations
How to ask for recommendations? In the "Profile" tab, click "Recommendations" and then "Get recommendations". In the Recommendations section there will be all your recommendations already sent. You can remove the ones you want. Fig. 1. How to ask for recommendations A shareable link to copy will appear. You should ask for recommendations from alumni, current students and / or tutors / co-workers. You ca
How to create packages
The packages exist to make life easier for the student and the tutor. They consist of the number of hours / class that are offered, usually with some promotional discount. What do these packages offer? All subscriptions can create at least 1 customized package. As you create, you can: Customize the number of hours Customize the duration of the package Customize the maximum number of installments Customize cancellation policies Add contractual clauses Choose to publish on the
How do I change my classes' info?
How do I change my classes' information? To change your classes' data, go to your profile then click on "Classes" and then click on "Subjects". Here, it's possible to change your price per hour, add another subject, choose your audience and add a detailed description of the topics that you have mastered. Where do I change my classes' info? If your subject isn't updated, you'll have default
How can I set up my class locations?
Tutors can choose whether to offer classes only online or in person. To change the settings, go to "Classes" and then click "Locations". For online classes, add your Skype name (Skype ID) or your personal Zoom meeting link. ** The email used in the Zoom registration ** is not valid. If you don't know where to find this link or what link it is, just click on the link below: [How to find your personal Zoom link](https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362843-Personal-meeting-ID-PMI-and-person
How to create courses
This is our version 2.0 of Courses! We are proud to introduce it to you! This feature is available for Premium Subscribers only! Where can I create courses? First, locate where the Courses menu is: on your profile, select "Classes" and "My Courses", then click on "Create a Course". Fig. 1. Where can I find courses menu? How do I create a course? A tab will appear where you can enter your c
How to teach effectively online
Online classes are much more efficient than in-person lessons. There is no room for awkward silences and improvisation. Tutor.id collected the top tips that you need to keep in mind to start teaching effectively online! Be equipped Make sure you internet connection is good enough. Have a webcam that provides quality image Good microphone. Some webcams have integrated microphones. Headsets are also good! Always Prepare your lessons Online lessons must be well prepared and
How to set up my availability
How to add availability Go to "calendar" section and then click on "add availability" as seen in Fig. 1. Fig. 1. Where can I add availability? Then, choose the details of your availabilities like the example shown in the Fig. 2. If you want to, select "Repeat" selection box to choose the days of the week that your are free on the same time. ![Fig.2. Availability Settings and Options](https://sto
How to book Discovery Lesson [For Students]
For students who already have the access link to the tutor's public profile or have already chosen a teacher via the Discovery page (here) the page will appear like this, as in figure 1. Click on "Book Discovery Lesson". If you already had 3 discovery lessons, then you won't be able to book and should contact our support. Fig. 1. How to book a Discovery Lesson After click
How to change booking settings
To change the booking settings, go to "Profile", then click on the "Settings" tab. Here you can also edit your city and time zone. Fig. 1. Where can I change my profile settings? You can also change your scheduling policy by editing the items: Minimum time to book in advance - which means the minimum time necessary for the system to accept the booking before the class to be scheduled (options vary fr
How to add class materials
How to add materials? In the "Classes" tab, click "Materials" and then "Add material". A selection window will open. You can add material of any format up to 5 MB of size. Fig. 1. Where can I add materials? ATTENTION TO THE SPACE LIMIT **Premium users ** have up to ** 150MB ** Lite users have up to 50MB **Free Plan users ** have up to ** 20MB ** of available space.
How to create coupons
How can I create a coupon? Now we have the new ** COUPONS ** feature! Tutors can create discount coupons for students to use when purchasing lesson packages. Access the new tab under "Lessons" and "My coupons". Fig. 1. Where do I create a coupon? After clicking on "Create new coupon", the tab will appear where you can choose: Coupon Code - (please, avoid symbols as non-alpha-numeric digits) Coupo
Tips for Teaching Children Online
Online tutoring isn't easy, especially with kids! We've put together some tips from the Cambridge blog to help you. To read the full text, visit: Teaching Children Online 1 . Give options to help involve the student in the process By getting your student to choose from a list of option, they are likely to take a greater degree of ownership over the process. This helps children learn skills, practice indepen
How can I search for tutors? [For students]
How to search for tutors The new homepage (described in Fig 1) will take you to the tutor search page (as you see in Fig. 2). Type which subject you want to learn or choose between the ones we've displayed for you. Fig. 1. New homepage Now we have the horizontal list of active tutors as you can see in Fig 2 and 3. Active tutors will be more likely t
What topics should I cover in Discovery Lesson?
What is a Discovery Lesson on Tutor.id? The "discovery lesson" is the first opportunity for contact between the student and the tutor. When a student wants to meet a tutor before buying a lesson package, he or she usually schedules a demonstration class to meet the tutor and assess whether he offers what he is looking for. Given this, this initial interview is the chance for the tutor to advertise his private lessons business to the student. What Topics Should I Address? A Facebook sea
How to invite students
Do you have any student outside the platform that you want to start managing with us? Go to "Classes" and then "My Students". Click on "Invite Students" button. Here you can invite them by giving their name and email adress. Or if you don't have their email adress you can share your personal link with them. Fig. 1. How can I invite them? You can even invite many students at once. Just write their emai
How to book for my student
Now students can allow tutors to book lesson in their behalf from their lesson packages. If your student bought a package and allowed you to book for him/her, you'll be able to book for them without charging as an extra lesson. Go to Classes and then to My students tab. If you're allowed you'll see "Book lessons" as it's shown in fig. 1. Fig. 1. Where to book lessons from lesson packages? When you cl
How to use Dashboard feature
The Dashboard is a feature ** Exclusive to Premium Subscribers ** and ** Lite Subscribers ** that allows the tutor to analyze data about their profile, income, bookings and more! To find your Dashboard, log into your Tutor.id account and select "Dashboard" as shown in the figure below. There, you can choose to view your data on monthly, weekly, or daily intervals. Fig. 1. Where is my dashboard? The first cha
How to share my profile on social midia
One way to share your profile is through card functionality! What is the card? Card is the way you can post your profile link as if it were a business card with your photo customized by Tutor.i How can I do this? It's simple! Go to your "Profile" and click on "View public profile". Or Click on your photo and choose "My public profile". Fig. 1. How to go to you public profile In your profile, cop
How to buy packages - [ FOR STUDENTS]
After choosing a tutor in the public search (if you do not know how to do that: How can I search for tutors? [For students]) you can book a Discovery Lesson (How to book Discovery Lesson [For Students]) or you can choose which package to purchase. You can also get the direct checkout link from your tutor. If you're not connected yet to the platform, you'll have to
How to book lessons - [FOR STUDENTS]
If you have purchased a class package (article link) or already have an active package, you can click on "Book lessons" either in the "My tutors" tab or through the package alert on your homepage (calendar). Figure 1 shows where to click through the "Calendar" and figure 2 shows through the "Classes" tab and then "My Tutors" Fig. 1. Where to start booking in my calendar In the "My Tutors" tab you can sele
How a student is added to my contact list?
Students will be added to the tutors' contact list when Schedule a Discovery Lesson When purchasing packages or courses Invited by tutors (even if they are not yet registered on the platform) Pay attention : Tutor, you will not be charged the marketplace's fee for invited students (who registered by your invite link or invited by email through the platform) How does Tutor.id's fee work? When students are not registered, they w
How to use Student's tab
When the student buys lesson packages, courses or individual lessons, the tutor has at his disposal a pedagogical control of classes within the platform, where it is possible to: Register student presence in class; Assess the student after class; Plan the next lessons based on the last lesson given and where it left off in the content; Be evaluated by the student after every lesson (confirmed); But how can we set up this? Now, it is very easy! First go to "Classes" and "My Students". H
How can you rank higher in our marketplace?
After the sign up flow, you'll need to: have 1 active package (from an approved subject) have your profile approved be connected to Stripe To make sure your profile gets approved, we recommend reading these articles: How to receive online payments How to appear in the public search How to rank higher? In our marketplace we rank tutors by: number of recommendations (speec
How to change your hourly price to new students but keep the older price to your current students
Sometimes tutors already have regular students but they want to keep the price once dealed with them. Those tutors also may want to raise their hourly prices to new students to keep up with the economy. What to do? First, you can create a customized package with the hourly price you want to keep, as you can here: How to create packages. Then you can make this package private, as you can see in Fig 1. Only the ones with the link can see
How to cancel a package - [FOR STUDENTS]
Only students can cancel packages for now. To cancel a package you can go to your "Classes" page and then click on the "Cancel Package" button as you can see in figure 1. Fig. 1. Where are my packages? A pop-up window will show up to confirm if you really want to cancel it. You have to be sure about terms and conditions discussed with your tutor before cancelling. ![Fig. 2. Are you sure that
What happens when I adjust my hourly price?
Adjusting your hourly price To change your hourly rate, you can go to "Classes" then go to "Subjects" and change the price you charge per hour. You can read more about it here: How do I change my classes' info? What happens next? When you create a subject, new default packages are created automatically (if the subject is already approved by us). Those packages are of 1 hour and 3 hours. When you choose to update/change your
New Messaging System
Tutor.id Messaging is here! How can I access it? If you are logged in to the platform, just click on the envelope icon in the navigation bar, as shown in figure 1. Fig. 1. Access the chat by clicking on the envelope icon If you are a student logged into the platform, you can also access the Messaging system via the "Chat with [Tutor's name]" button present in the tutor profile, as shown in fig
How to edit packages (after purchase)
After creating a custom package, it will be available for purchase. Find out more here: How to create packages After purchasing the package, the student or tutor (when authorized) can schedule the lessons of the packages. How to book for my student As we know that unforeseen events happen, the package can often expire (expiration date) without the student having used all the hours that were bought.
How subjects approval works?
Our database continues to grow, so the addition of new subjects is always welcome! How can I add a subject? You can add a course after you have completed and approved the profile. In the future you will be able to add it during the registration process as well. Read this article to find out where and how to add subjects: How do I change my classes' info? When adding a subject that does not yet exist in our database, you will be noti