TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Leon County Authorities launched Homework Hub this week, an all-new on-line academic useful resource.
Homework Hub is a free after-school program supplied by the Leon County Public Library System that pairs college students from kindergarten by 8th grade with educational tutors in a one-on-one surroundings utilizing Zoom.
“Digital schooling can play an vital half in serving to our youngsters understand their full potential,” mentioned Leon County Fee Chairman Rick Minor. “The pandemic created new challenges for our youngsters and faculties, however Homework Hub will assist bridge gaps by offering college students accessible homework assist in an surroundings centered on encouragement and success.”
Homework Hub tutors help with quite a lot of topics, together with English, math, social research and science. College students who need assistance engaged on a troublesome homework project or have questions on a lesson can take part in a thirty-minute or hour-long on-line tutoring session on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.
“The Homework Hub program is one more instance of County employees discovering revolutionary options to handle our group’s wants throughout the pandemic and past,” mentioned Leon County Administrator Vincent S. Lengthy. “This system creates a protected digital surroundings for each tutors and college students, additional demonstrating the important nature of County library companies for patrons of all ages.”
To take part, college students will want a desktop pc or laptop computer with web, video and audio.
Smartphones, iPads, or Android tablets could also be used however have restricted performance with Zoom.
As well as, contributors will need to have a guardian or authorized guardian full a permission type, obtainable at LeonCountyLibrary.org/.
Accomplished kinds might be submitted electronically at HomeworkHub@leoncountyfl.gov or returned to the closest library location. As soon as submitted, employees will attain out to schedule tutoring appointments.
Homework Hub is supported by Leon County Volunteers who work with Library employees to make sure a protected and productive studying surroundings for kids and volunteers taking part within the after-school program. VolunteerLEON is actively recruiting volunteers who can dedicate no less than one tutoring session weekly throughout the semester. To enroll as a volunteer, go to volunteer.volunteerleon.org.
To be taught extra about Homework Hub, go to www.LeonCountyLibrary.org/.
For extra info, contact Alden Subject, Particular Companies Coordinator, at (850) 606-2706 / HomeworkHub@LeonCountyFL.gov, Kay Pelt-Walker, Volunteer Companies Coordinator, at (850) 606-1970 / PeltWalkerK@LeonCountyFL.gov or Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Group and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.