Free tutoring this summer for K-12

by beth on July 1, 2020

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Above: Iridium Tutoring is offering remote services for free. (image from website)

A group of Southborough teens is offering free tutoring this summer. (Given the state of affairs, sessions will be conducted remotely.)

Iridium Tutoring is a group of six friends who will offer help for students on a variety of K-12 subjects including Math, Science, Programming, Economics, Writing, Reading, History, Languages, Test Prep and more.

Rising freshman Charles Tang reached out to me about the service. He explained that he enjoyed teaching/tutoring friends. He reached out to some of his friends to see if they were interested in teaming up to offer tutoring as a community service. As for the decision not to ask for money, Tang opined that education should be free to everyone, without barriers.

The tutors hope they can be of service to students who were struggled with subjects in the past, who want to prepare for the coming school year, or who are preparing for upcoming college prep tests. Anyone who wants to take advantage of the service can apply via the website here.

Below are more details from the website.

During the time of a pandemic, we understand the struggles many individuals face finding a way to learn. Which is why I have teamed up with several other qualified individuals to simplify the process for you. Our Iridium Tutoring service strives to bring accessible and cost-free education to learners of all levels, as education should be something everyone has access to. 

Below are the subjects the current group of tutors can offer help with. If that changes, they will post updates on their blog:

Free Tutoring for grades K-12 scheduled to your preference. Unlimited sessions.

Math: Competition Math (AMC 8, 10, 12, MATHCOUNTS, etc.) Elementary/Middle School Math, Prealgebra, Algebra (I,II), Geometry, Trigonometry, Precalculus, Statistics, Calculus* (I,II,III)

Science: Elementary/Middle School Science, Biology*, Chemistry*, Physics* (1, 2, C), Computer Science, Programming (Java*, Python, JavaScript, SQL), Economics

English: K-12 English, Essay Writing/Revising/Editing, Reading

History: Elementary/Middle School History, US History*

Language: Chinese*, Spanish


Other: Mentoring, Advising, College Admissions & Counseling

Want to get tutored? Its easy! Head over to Apply for Tutoring and fill out a quick form and a receive a response within 24 hours.

*Advanced Placement (AP) available

If all goes well the group may continue offering services this fall, but that remains to be seen.

{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Midouvky Charles July 5, 2020 at 8:26 PM

i wanna get more information of how it works and need help for my academic learning


2 beth July 6, 2020 at 8:21 AM

Contact the tutors through their website.


3 Charles Tang July 6, 2020 at 2:35 PM

You can sign up using this link — and fill out the form. After filling out the form, we will reply with the meeting link and more information/confirmation.


4 Yong Tan July 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM

This is great. Good job and glad to see the kids are doing the right things for the community.
Keep going.
And I just donate my support through the gofund me. Keep going.


5 beth July 21, 2020 at 4:04 PM

I was confused by your comment, since they aren’t accepting funds. It turns out that since I posted, they created a gofundme fundraiser that is shared on their website. But it isn’t to support their work, it’s in support of Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest.


6 Yong Tan July 21, 2020 at 8:43 PM

Then my doantion to Big Sisters. Thank you.


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