Welcome to The Tutor Coach Resources section for assessments. Here, you will find a comprehensive list of tools and websites I highly recommend for streamlining your assessments.

I have tested every recommendation on this page. Many of these resources I use today in my own tutor business and or were crucial in the development and success of The Tutor Coach. Although some of these contain affiliate links, I stand 100% behind these brands and know you will love them as much as I do.

My Top Recommended Resources

Profitable Tutor Framework

The Profitable Tutor Framework is an online course and business in a box, tailored to your specific needs as a tutor.

The Novice Tutor

Get your questions answered about running a successful tutor business with Adrianne's 5-star ebook, The Novice Tutor.

30 Days to a Better Tutor Business

Take this FREE 30-day challenge and take your tutor business to the next level.


Scribblar is an online collaboration and whiteboard tool that is perfect for online tutoring.


Whizzimo is an online reading tool that is great for both online and in-person tutoring.

Let's Go Learn

Let's Go Learn is an online assessment and supplemental instruction tool that is invaluable for a tutor business.
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10 Ways to Spot Dyslexia in Your Tutor Students

|This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.| During my time as a tutor, I've taught reading to several students.  I LOVED it, but there was some that I just didn't know what was up until I read...

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Tutor Lesson Planning Series: Math

Have you been feeling overwhelmed about how to plan for your math tutoring students?  In this post, I’ll share how I plan in addition to what resources I use over and over with my students.  We’ll begin with the student inquiry and move on from there to assessment and...

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Tutor Lesson Planning Series: Dyslexia

As you've heard me mention many times before, dyslexia affects 1 in 5 children. As a reading tutor, you are going to come across this more than once. I am excited to share with you how Jennifer Lynn Hoffman of WYN Dyslexia Specialists prepares for her students.  She...

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Tutor Lesson Planning Series: Reading

Many tutors feel overwhelmed at figuring out how to serve their students best when for many their background stems from working within a school where scope, program, sequence, and pacing is all provided for you.  After tutors had filled out my last survey, I...

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Tutor Lesson Planning Series: ACT, SAT , and PSAT

Andrew Vickery is a civil engineer by day and math/test prep tutor by night (a modern day Clark Kent perhaps--saving students one at a time).  He is having great success with his students and wanted to share with the readers here at the Tutor Coach how he creates...

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Practical Tips for Working with ADD Students

One day, I was working with a student on order of operations with my student Ray (names have been changed).  We were doing an activity that involved math riddles.  It was stretching him to his focus abilities.  I can't make too much eye contact with this student,...

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Getting Organized for New Students: Assessments

This is part 2 of a series of posts where I am sharing my intake process or my new student procedure for tutoring.  We'll be covering assessments in this post.  If you missed the first part of the intake series, please click here. How I Use Assessments in My Tutor...

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AT 004: How Do I Choose an Assessment?

Selecting Assessments This question comes from Catia!  She's wanting to know more about selecting assessments to use with her students.  Do you have a question about assessments or some other aspect of running a tutor business?  Submit your question to...

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Get Your Students to Stay Seated, Organized, and Focused

Today is part two of a fantastic set of posts from Anne-Marie Morey of the Bay Tree Blog.  I absolutely love the monkey thought idea from part one, I've immediately put that one to use!  If you missed part one, you can read it here.  If you enjoy this content in any...

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How to Use Let's Go Learn Assessments as a Marketing Tool

Grow Your Business by Marketing with Assessments I've written a lot recently about Let's Go Learn assessments.  First, I told you how I was going to use them to assess my students and plan-- then I shared how I used the assessment to guide my summer tutoring.  Now I...

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Summer Tutoring Plans

Using Let's Go Learn Assessments to Guide My Summer Tutoring I've been wanting to write this post for some time, but the month of May got a little crazy as the school year ended.  Today, I wanted to show you how I am using my assessments from Let's Go Learn to guide...

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The Gift of Learning with Beth Shier

What do dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, laziness, and motivation have in common?  You'll have to watch to find out more!  Beth Shier, director of NOIT has real life experience with watching her bright, smart child become labeled as difficult, lazy, and uncooperative in the...

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Math Test Checklist

Blair of One Lesson at a Time shared a fabulous independent thinker freebie checklist that helps students get to the root of what they really need help with.  With her permission, I've created a checklist for math students!  This checklist is appropriate for older...

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Tutor Reading Assessments

Welcome back to my next assessment discussion - Reading!  Whew - Reading can be really overwhelming to pin point exactly where a student needs help.  Assessment is vital in finding the missing pieces in the students knowledge.  There are two types of assessment:...

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Tutor Math Assessments

Thanks for coming back to my tutor assessment week!  If you missed my kick off post, you'll want to read it here.  Today, let's jump in and look at both free and paid options for assessing your students in math. Math Mammoth: Grades 1-6 This is a wonderful site with a...

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About Adrianne Meldrum

Adrianne Meldrum is a private tutor and coach for tutors looking to turn tutoring into the career of their dreams.  You'll find the tools needed to get started using her digital toolbox, Profitable Tutor Framework.  She's the author of The Novice Tutor and the creator of the app Tutor Tracker.

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