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 ..
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 ..
One student’s teacher is a little uncooperative. At my bidding my student requested mathematics homework from school, since the teacher was not giving the students any maths homework. Instead of giving the student extra work for the topics they were covering the teacher gave her homework of topics ..
I now have a struggling student who will be in yr 11 this year. Things will be far more serious and I want to make sure I do the best possible job I can, that she also is motivated to keep things from going downhill. I have dedicated ..
One of my students is a grade 6 boy suffering from learning difficulties. I'm not sure exactly how to bring up the topic of progression with his mother. I worry that come exam time she will be expecting large improvements but because of his difficulties I think it ..
Having some trouble maintaining a consistent schedule with one of my students (in Year 7), especially close to her exams and also getting her to complete all set work at home. Time management is challenging for most adults so it is hard to expect too much in ..
I am not getting a good response from one student; she openly resents having a tutor and is passively aggressive toward me. She is rude and does not complete the homework I set for her. I have tactfully picked up on her rudeness and explained to her how ..