My student isn't challenging herself and lacking the motivation to do so. Right now I'm just trying to work at harder problems with her to show that she is able to tackle much more difficult questions. Are there any textbooks at a year 8 level that you could ..
I have one student who is having trouble concentrating. I try my best to keep him focused but he is just so disinterested that I am finding it difficult to get him to focus. Silly questions like what is 7+6 he will say 10, and asking him to ..
How do I keep targeting a problem area while maintaining interest without my student getting bored of doing the work? He’s not competent enough in this topic but is getting sick of repeating it with me almost every lesson. It is sometimes a challenge to keep going over ..
One of my students, Sarah, has just performed very poorly in her exam, scoring in the 40s. We’ve been working together for a few months and it seemed to going ok but her performance was FAR below expectations. I’m not sure what to say to the client or ..
I’m finding it hard to keep one of my primary students interested during tutoring. Her attention span is short, so even fun methods previously used are getting boring. Currently we are learning division – are there any fun games for this as I am trying to make it ..
I’ve just started with a grade 3 student. We are doing 1 hour twice per week in order to cover gaps as well as school work. It is quite hard at the beginning to decide where to start as he is very intelligent but is lacking so much ..
Our daughter Georgie has been working with David for a few months now and some great progress has been made. We are thinking of taking a break over the holidays but don’t want her to forget all the work. Do you have any policies to do with holidays? ..
One of my maths students has requested that I come once ever fortnight, and I’m finding it hard to "cram" everything they have learnt in class for the past 2 weeks into an hour long tutoring session. Generally speaking having fortnightly sessions does not work. It is simply ..
I have just started tutoring math with a new student who is quite introverted. The first lesson was a little awkward and I’m not sure about assigning homework in such a situation and how that would mix with the relationship building side of things. As far as the ..
My student in year 11 is an extremely competent student and his main issue is speed. I am trying to get him talking aloud and this is helping clear his thoughts a bit but he still pauses for too long in between steps. I will often have to ..