I always feel under pressure with one student - they are too rushed in everything, it feels like she's putting all the pressure onto me. Tips on how to deal with students who try to unload their pressure onto me would help. The student doesn't seem to want ..
I am having a little difficulty teaching my student mental math and adding strategies. She still counts on her fingers. She cannot add 9 and 4, she would have to count on her fingers. Last lesson I politely banned her from using her fingers and went over BASIC ..
One of my students has a habit of challenging herself by attempting tough questions, but is unable to complete them and as a result gets demoralised. To fix this, I usually break up these tougher questions into parts to make them doable. However, in doing so she'll be ..
A student's parents want to stop tutoring after his exam but i think he needs to continue as we've only really just begun and i feel he will just forget everything and go back to how he was before. It is probably a good idea to speak ..
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 discussing ..
Students will deal with a lot of issues in their lives while at school, and due to all the different things competing for their interest, it’s hard to focus. Studying is no different; however the effectiveness of studying can be greatly reduced if students are trying to do ..
Methods to get students more comfortable with tests? A short answer is practice practice practice. Maths tutoring is not just about drilling content into the heads of students – we need to teach students how to study effectively, find their own learning strategies, how to prepare for exams, ..
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 ..
Sometimes it can be a variety of reasons why your child isn't reaching their potential in high school. Due to a nexus of factors, some students might not perform to their best ability at certain times. There are a lot of reasons for this which are best understood ..
My student’s teacher did not specify which topics will be taught in the coming weeks and assessed in the next exam. I was not able to teach him in advance most of the modules. This means he has several knowledge gaps so I have been trying to assist ..