Parent Engagement

Randomized controlled trial study conducted?

Learning Lodge

Mission

Mission to support students learning from home through free, online tutoring, and especially those who have been adversely affected by the pandemic.

Program Description

In response to COVID-19 school closures, Learning Lodge provides free virtual tutoring by connecting college volunteers with elementary and middle school students.

Type of service
Tutoring Program
Year Started
2020
Headquarter Location (City, State)
St. Louis, Missouri
States of Operation
Missouri,
Virtual
Most recent number of students served
591
Subject Offered
Math,
Science,
Social Studies,
Other
Other subjects
Foreign Language
Grade Levels
Kindergarten,
1st Grade,
2nd Grade,
3rd Grade,
4th Grade,
5th Grade,
6th Grade,
7th Grade,
8th Grade
Languages Offered
Chinese,
English,
French,
Spanish
Percentage of tutors who can speak a language other than English
80% English only, 20% English+Mandarin Chinese.
Race/Ethnicity breakdown of tutors
Asian 20%,Black or African American 10%,White 70%
Setting
Out of School
Delivery Mode
Virtual
Student-Tutor Ratio
1:1
Number of Sessions Per Week
Varies based on student need
Number of Minutes Per Session
60
Does your program engage with parents?
Yes
Family Engagement Description

All communications between Learning Lodge/tutors are with the student's parents. We ask for parental input to get a better idea of a student's specific needs.

Organization Type
Nonprofit
Customer Type
Parent
Student
Cost to Student
Free
Type of Tutor
Volunteer
Randomized controlled trial (RCT) study conducted?
No
Quasi-experimental (QED) study conducted?
No
Contact Name
Alex Hu, Lily Xu

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