Rose Homework Hotline
Karras said calls come from every county in Indiana.Last year, the hotline even got calls from 46 states across the country.All of the centers or organizations listed below are also willing to proctor the student’s final exam unless otherwise indicated.*Please note, there may be a fee associated with proctoring.During the school year 2012-2013, the hotline answered a record 36,906 calls and conducted 3,767 online tutoring sessions, according to a Homework Hotline fact sheet."When this place is buzzing (with calls), it's a fantastic experience," Karras said as he stood by workstations Sunday.If you would prefer to work with an online tutor, check out
Students who need extra help with homework can get it for free by calling, emailing or chatting online with tutors at Homework Hotline. "We will help everybody," Tony Karras, Homework Hotline assistant director of outreach and planning, told the Tribune-Star ( Ve ABx ).Students may contact the Homework Hotline from 7 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time), September through May toll-free at 1-877-ASK-ROSE or online at (AP) — A free tutoring service that has helped thousands of middle and high school students for the past 22 years opened for the 2013-2014 school year on Sunday.Ask Rose Director Susan Smith Roads points out that rather than give students the answers, up to 30 available tutors will guide students through homework problems to help them better understand math and science concepts.Student privacy is always protected, and students are never asked for their last name or telephone number.Indiana Online is pleased to provide the student with a list of local tutors.It is not otherwise involved in or responsible for the business conducted between student and tutor. The table below contains a list of Indiana centers or organizations that are available for tutoring.Tutor Casey Mihal said that most of the calls are algebra questions but there are also some geometry and pre-algebra questions."We love taking hard questions," the sophomore chemical engineering student said.Callers are usually students, but parents, teachers and college students also call. Kids shouldn't be afraid to call," said Megan Hildebrand, a tutor and student supervisor. The tutors are Rose-Hulman students who were selected by faculty for their "technical knowledge and ability to communicate clearly," according to a fact sheet provided by Homework Hotline. There are about 150 tutors on staff and more than 30 answer calls and online questions each night. Tutors have access to current textbooks, computers and the Internet.The tutors take an average of 300 calls an evening. "These are some of the most brilliant students in the country. While a majority of the questions are on math and science, the tutors also answer questions on English, history and foreign languages, Hildebrand said.