My students have completed all their homework and are trying hard to improve their study habits. They're not seeking help from their teacher so I need to find a way to help them understand why that is important. While it is super important that students understand why this ..
How should I coordinate my lessons with the student's class? It's tough to be proactive when the teacher seems to be moving in unpredictable directions, leaving gaps along the way. This is a common problem. Firstly it is important to appreciate the important role a student’s school ..
Quite a busy time is approaching for me with work and exams. I'm not sure yet when i will be available and when i won't be - not sure what to tell my clients? Don't want to let anybody down but not sure what i can commit to. ..
I guess i could use some advice regarding how to gauge whether a student is taking on information. Yes I can write questions and ask for answers, but I feel sometimes I just get a smile and nod. It can be challenging, especially with younger students to make ..
I am still finding it difficult to tutor the year 7 student. He gets too distracted and doesn't enjoy the topics. I have spoken to his parents about it and they tell me he tends to lose concentration. He rarely does his homework to the best of his ..
I'm wondering how stern I should be upon the student when their concentration is waning. Should I be the friend who ushers and assists them through questions or should I be the stern teacher and push him through questions? Stern or Friendly is up to you. However, it ..
Do you have any more suggestions as to how I can help my year 12 student to get into good problem-solving habits, he does not like the self-questioning process? It is hard to answer your question because of the lack of specificity. What specifically is wrong with his ..
The advice given to me last month was really helpful. Samuel believes that in order to succeed in Maths is only possible if you are a 'genius' and this may be due to the fact that I had tried to simplify things too much during class and assumed ..
Another of my maths students seems to be quite anxious about getting the right answer. She often answers questions with what she thinks I want to hear, rather than out of her own understanding. I get the impression that she fears getting the answer wrong. I have been ..
I am finding it difficult to enforce the learning strategies Talking Aloud, Back Checking and Pen to Paper and to explain them in such a way that my students are convinced they are important. Most importantly the students must understand why these strategies are important and that ..