Many parents struggle with knowing how to help their children who are having a hard time with math. If the parents are not math aficionados, helping their children with high-level math can cause stress in the relationship and end up doing more harm than good. Parents who love ..
When a new student is assigned to you for tutoring, it can be a very exciting experience going for the first lesson. However, it must be recognised, that they’re expecting a professional tutor who will be able to help the student. It is a good idea to keep ..
One of my students has been sick for the last few weeks and has thus missed a substantial amount of maths - any tips for catching them up? This is a fairly common scenario in tutoring. Here are some suggestions. First get the student on side by ..
Client was difficult to try and relate to initially, with a very introverted personality. Perhaps better engaging techniques for probing information to try build rapport, or approaching super-shy personalities. First of all, you should recognize that some students will be easier to develop a rapport with, others ..
If a student is struggling with MANY topics, how do you help him catch up in a short period of time? Depends on the nature of the struggle, is it comprehension problems throughout, too much content to recall at once, gaps in knowledge? If the student ..
My year 10 student is struggling overall with her maths, she is in the lowest class at and is finding it difficult to solve almost every type of equation and she barely knows her times tables without looking them up in a chart. Is there anything i ..
The student's school notebook is empty, she stated that her teacher does not give class notes and only uses the notes from the textbook/worksheet. She student tells me the teacher does not give any notes and i cannot give any notes to her now because she is far ..
My student is in Year 10, but she does not know her times tables. She even struggles with her 2 times tables. When I arrived, the student and her mother asked me to teach her long division. I am aware that my student needs to build her ..
I’ve just started with a grade 3 student. We are doing 1 hour twice per week in order to cover gaps as well as school work. It is quite hard at the beginning to decide where to start as he is very intelligent but is lacking so much ..
I have just started tutoring math with a new student who is quite introverted. The first lesson was a little awkward and I’m not sure about assigning homework in such a situation and how that would mix with the relationship building side of things. As far as ..