Yup - homework help with Math & Chemistry Tutors
A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this app.
What parents need to know
What's it about?
When registering with YUP - HOMEWORK HELP WITH MATH & CHEMISTRY TUTORS, you need to enter your cell phone number and insert a code to connect this app's service to your phone. Once registered (via credit card, Paypal and email address), take a photo of an image of the math or science problem on which you want assistance, circle the area where you need tutorial assistance, and tap the tab "Request Math Tutor." Once a math tutor is found, you can view their credentials and tap Start Session or End Session (you'll be charged a 5 minute minimum for any session). Then enter a chat conversation with the tutor, and follow their leading questions or instructions on how to solve your problem. At the end, you will see how long your session was, and rate the tutor.
Is it any good?
This app could be a real life-saver for middle and high school student struggling with math, chemistry or physics homework. Yup - Homework Help with Math & Chemistry Tutors is a paid subscription service, but at the time of this review users can test it out with a free month-long trial to find out for free if it's valuable to your student. The subjects and course lists tutors cover are deep and wide, from pre-algebra to AP chemistry, thermodynamics and calculus. Tutors provide students with leading questions and step-by-step problem solving, not just answers like some math help apps. Users can rate and send feedback on their tutor after each session, and they can go back to session logs to review the conversation. For many students, Yup's subscription price is worth the time and frustration that this 24/7 tutoring service can save.
Talk to your kids about ...
Families can talk about how your tween or teen can work with Yup -- Homework Help with Math & Chemistry Tutors tutors so they get the most out of this subscription service. Try to solve problems on your own or with a teacher or classmate first. If you use a Yup tutor, have the problem clearly visible and have your questions ready.
Discuss the ethics pledge that your student signs on Yup. Why is it important to use this tutoring service ethically and to use respectful language with the tutors? What digital citizenship skills is your tween or teen practicing that will assist him or her in everyday learning and their future work life?
- Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
- Subjects: Math: algebra, calculus, geometry
- Skills: Self-Direction: academic development
Communication: asking questions
Tech Skills: using and applying technology
- Price: Free trial, then subscription-based
- Pricing structure: Free to Try (Free trial, then subscription-based)
- Subscription price: $14.99/month
- Release date: November 8, 2016
- Category: Education
- Size: 78.00 MB
- Publisher: Yup Technologies
- Version: 5.5.5
- Minimum software requirements: iOS 8.0 or later; Android 4.1 and up
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