Volume of Information
AP World History spans thousands of years across various cultures and continents, which can be overwhelming. We tackle this challenge by breaking down the content into manageable segments, organizing them thematically and chronologically to help students digest the material in a structured and simplified manner.
Grasping the interconnectedness of historical events is a critical part of AP World History. We foster a deeper understanding by emphasizing on cause-effect relationships, helping students to see how events are interconnected across regions and eras.
Students often struggle with interpreting and analyzing primary and secondary sources. We teach students practical techniques for document analysis, helping them understand author's perspective, bias, and the context in which the source was produced.
AP World History requires students to write document-based and long-essay questions. Many students find this daunting, especially under timed conditions. We provide personalized coaching on essay construction, argument development, and effective use of evidence.
With so much material to cover, retention can be a struggle. We employ various memory-enhancing techniques, such as mnemonics, interactive quizzes, and periodic review sessions, to reinforce information and improve recall.
The wide scope of the AP World History exam can make exam preparation stressful. We resolve this issue by providing comprehensive review sessions, practice tests, and question analysis, to ensure students are thoroughly prepared and confident.
Given the broad scope of AP World History, it can be beneficial to categorize the material into themes like social structures, cultural developments, technological innovations, and geopolitical transformations. This method allows students to make connections across different periods and regions, facilitating a deeper understanding.
Constructing and analyzing timelines can be very helpful in understanding the chronological progression of world history. It helps in visualizing historical events, understanding the simultaneous occurrence of events in different parts of the world, and appreciating the cause-effect relationships in history.
Source Analysis Exercises
Primary and secondary sources are a significant part of studying history. Regularly assigning such documents for analysis will help students refine their abilities to contextualize information, understand perspective, and build historical arguments.
Assigning frequent essay-writing tasks can help students develop their ability to construct historical arguments. This includes teaching them how to structure their arguments, provide relevant evidence, and effectively analyze historical documents.
Comparison and Contrast
Teaching students to compare and contrast different civilizations, movements, or events can help them grasp important similarities and differences, critical to understanding world history.
This discussion-based teaching method can promote critical thinking and comprehension. In these seminars, students can engage in thoughtful dialogues on historical events, theories, and primary source documents.
Advanced Humanities Degrees
Our Humanities tutors are distinguished scholars who have obtained advanced degrees in disciplines such as history, literature, philosophy, or related fields. With their extensive academic background and expertise, they bring a deep understanding of human culture and society to the tutoring sessions
Experience Teaching Humanities
Our humanities tutors have extensive teaching experience and a genuine passion for humanities education. They possess the expertise to engage students and ignite a love for the humanities through innovative teaching methods.
Our tutors embody warmth and approachability. They foster an engaging learning environment, facilitating open communication and making students feel comfortable asking questions or expressing concerns.
Example World History (AP)Tutoring Packages
We offer diverse and flexible options, catering to your child's unique needs and your family's schedule. Choose from ad-hoc sessions for immediate needs, to long-term plans for ongoing support.
Our most common tutoring plans:
This package offers regular tutoring sessions for an entire academic semester, ensuring consistent support for the student. The frequency could be 1-3 times per week depending on the need.
This offers more frequent sessions over a one-month period. This could be suitable for a student who needs to catch up quickly or prepare for an important exam.
For students who require tutoring on a more sporadic or as-needed basis.