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 confidence ..
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 of reasons. ..
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 has ..
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 is struggling ..
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 ..
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 than others ..
One of my students becomes extremely nervous when asked questions during the lesson, even simple ones like "What's 5 X 6?" She becomes a little tense and shaky, and makes very very silly mistakes even though she knows the answer. I've tried to be more encouraging and not ..
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 can ..
I'm not sure if I should teach her using the syllabus ahead of her school topics or if I should go along with the school work and allow her to be more confident in topics she is already learning. The problem with teaching ahead is she will not ..
One of my students is having difficulty turning abstract problems (using sentences instead of concrete numbers) into a mathematical equation. I have not yet found any information that assists me to teach this skill effectively. The main challenge in questions like this is translating words into maths. ..