According to a recent Straits Times article, 7 in 10 parents in Singapore ensured that their children had extra lessons by either engaging a home tutor for their children or sending them to tuition centres. Seventy percent of the 500 parents surveyed felt that extra tuition is necessary to help their children to perform better in their daily schoolwork and improve their exam grades.
Getting a home tutor for your child can be one of the best things that you can do, especially if there are specific areas that your child seems to be having problems with. The choices you make and how you go about hiring the private tutoring services can, however determine how helpful the whole arrangement turns out to be for your child. As a parent, you want to get top quality with the teaching and this means you ought to pay attention to tutoring elements that matter most.
Not long ago, I was discussing with our think tank some of the challenges with all this new technology and all the information known to mankind literally in the palm of every student lucky enough to have a parent who bought them a smartphone. When holding all this knowledge in their hands - it's no wonder they feel it a wasteful effort to memorize anything - "why bother, I can just look it up!" Well, they are right, even if we know there are something they do need to know (memorize) and think about to survive in this world. Let's talk.
Studying can be extremely boring; it can be an act of learning, or an act of trying to acquire knowledge in various ways. Although most people dislike the act of studying as it gets their brains to work 24/7, studying can turn into an exciting hobby, an entertaining and time-wise activity to keep the body and mind active.
Common sense says that if your child struggles with writing, they need to write more. Right? Wrong! They need to improve their mastery of language. This is done first orally before it can be transferred to writing. Storytelling is the highest form of orality and one of the best ways to help your child improve their writing.
The convenience of availing home tuition for your kids is essential for his proper and overall development. It can help your child to become a progressive one.
In this progressive age, it is crucial to have a specialist home tutor for offering the best and all-comprehensive education to your kids. It is worth taking a look at the factors that you should keep in mind when choosing a home tutor.
If you are a homeschool mom, chances are this time of year you are getting the itch to finish things for this school year. It's sunny outside which means the kiddos are not as focused as they were a month ago and let's be honest, we homeschooling mamas are ready for a break too. Summer is so close we can smell it and after a long winter who doesn't want to get some sunshine therapy! However, you probably have a bit more schooling that needs to be completed before you can officially wrap things up which can be grueling to do at times. Never fear fellow homeschoolers, I have learned a few tips over my last 5 years of homeschooling on how to finish your homeschool year strong and to keep you from pooping out.
High school curriculum could be overwhelming for homeschooling with parents being averse to Math. Math daunts many parents with its advanced topics but there are many online resources that help them come out of their difficulties.
Richard Hannula authored, Trial and Triumph - Stories from Church History initially for his own children, but many others of all ages find it very helpful. Additionally, I see value in these mini-biographies as great writing prompts.
Writers often find themselves writing in the passive voice, thus over using "to be" verbs like: am, is, are, was, were, be, being, and been. Avoiding this makes our writing come alive because we must use active verbs.
Many people have reading comprehension difficulties. Reading fiction novels is a good way to improve retention. There are eight reasons fiction novels are valuable remedies for increasing reading retention.
Education is basically inculcating knowledge in a person and it is not sheer dumping of knowledge through compulsory practices. A person who has independent learning habits proves better to one who undergoes lots of restrictions in his educational journey.
Hunter B. Blakley wrote a biography of Brother (James A.) Bryan of Birmingham in 1934. Students should learn to report on a book they have read with different styles and formats. Summarizing the whole story does not always present the best report. Since Blakley filled this biography with an abundance of stories painting a picture of how God used this man, a snapshot may provide the best report.
When you decide to embark upon a home learning programme, it can be an exciting time! All of the potential of new knowledge headed in your direction from the comfort of your arm chair and yet as much as I would encourage the personal and professional development this will bring, there are definitely some factors that you should consider before jumping in.
Do you remember going to school or college and just not being in the right frame of learning that particular day? Perhaps you found the classroom environment distracting and wished you could get your head down in peace and quite in the library instead!
I am going to tell the difference between public schools, and home schooling. I am planning to tell the pro's and con's of each.
Unschooling, otherwise known as 'free-range learning', is rapidly growing in popularity and exposure. As beneficial as the process of unschooling can be, it can also be exhausting and frustrating to know how to begin.These five daily practices will offer a broad framework for those who are struggling with the need for structure in an unstructured environment.
There is nothing wrong with your child! Even if your child has a learning disability. She or he simply learns differently than the mainstream! And really, that is kind of cool! Tips on how to help your struggling learner.
In-home tutoring or home tutoring can be defined as a form of tutoring that is basically done at home and not anywhere outside. Tutoring can also be defined as receiving guidance or any type of instruction by a tutor. More often than not, this tutoring relates to a particular test preparation or any academic subject.