I am a bit worried with the student that is unprepared for his yearlies. His parents aren’t expecting great results due to the time constraints, but I hope they are not disappointed. The first thing you need to do is work out whether or not the ..
One 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. This is a really common situation. There ..
Dan, who is in year 12 and doing General Maths, struggles A LOT. He doesn't seem to have put in any effort throughout the year as he has no notes or recollection of learning many concepts. I find it difficult to try and cram through the general ..
My year 12 student's teacher appears to be a little inadequate e.g. he does not teach some concepts in the topic that end up in the exam. My student has been asking his friends what their teachers are telling them about the topics that will be tested in ..
My student got 2/21 for a test I had set myself. I found that she had difficulty in trying to remember several topics all at once and was confused to use which concept when doing certain questions. I think I should incorporate simpler questions to boost her ..
My student is not revising topics covered in previous sessions. I have stressed the importance of consistent revision but I’m not sure the best way to make him revise. Here are some ideas: Typically students won’t revise on their own. This is true for a variety ..
One student received an 'E' at the end of semester reports. We were all in a bit of shock because she had been improving immensely-- her understanding as well as problem solving skills, especially when making things visual for herself. I can't help but feel responsible. What ..
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 ..
I was wondering if there are any strategies that I may use in order to increase a students work ethic. Mainly just trying to encourage him to do more than what I set and there teacher sets for homework. Work ethic is something that comes from having ..
The student’s attention span has slowly begun to decrease. We are working on new ways to keep the energy and focus level high. What are some ideas on keeping the concentration span to last longer? Here are some ideas: Some students have more of a challenge ..