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 this ..
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 ..
One of my students has a parent who keeps cancelling due to the student being ill. I know that this is true but I also know that this will be detrimental to her maths. What can I do about it? First you should probably qualify how sick the ..
Any advice on creating rapport once lessons have already started? The importance of the first impression cannot be over stated. If the lessons have already started and you made a good first impression then developing further rapport with the student will be much easier than if the first ..
My year 11 student is not sure if he wants to do maths next year even though he got 80% in his exam, is there anything I can do to encourage him? Should I get involved in the decision? A lot of senior students will question whether or ..
One of my students really struggles to take her knowledge and use it in new situations. Any tips? The way students usually learn new concepts is quite progressive. You can see this in the structure of any text book. Usually the first questions in an exercise are very ..
I would like some assistance in how to explain different concepts such that they are in line with the way taught in school. I don’t want to confuse the client by teaching in different ways as it might create more doubts. This is a very valid concern. ..