Tutor, Hiring a Tutor, A Tutor For Yourself
Adults may also need to hire a tutor. Although less common than children tutoring, it is a great way to learn a new subject very quickly and efficiently. We all feel at some stage in our lives that we need to learn something new. Whether it is because you always dreamt of learning Italian, or need to learn your in-laws’ language, or want to become self-employed and wish to learn some accountancy basis, the occasions are multiple and you will feel a great sense of achievement by constantly develo
Right Brain and Left Brain Learning
You've probably heard the terms right-brained and left-brained, but have you ever considered how being right- or left-brained affects your students' learning? While having right or left brain dominance, also called hemispheric dominance, influences the way an individual learns, it does not mean that a left-brained person, for example, uses only the left side of his brain. Each one of us uses both hemispheres of the brain, and most activities and thoughts use both sides of the brain simultaneousl
Where Should I Tutor From?
Where Should I Tutor From? This is one of the first questions you should debate when starting private tutoring. Where is the tuition to take place? Depending on your location and your means of transport, the solution can be obvious or tricky. This being said, there are three main options you can chose from: teaching at your home, your student’s home or a neutral place.
Keeping Track of Your Student’s and Your Progresses
Keeping a journal has many advantages, you can plan lessons ahead, with a clear view of your schedule and avoids panicky situations when realising how much tuition work you have to do for the following week! It will help you plan assessments and prepare your tutoring. If you are a new tutor, it is strongly recommended that you prepare every lesson carefully, with a structure and lots of examples. This will give you confidence, support and will look professional in the eyes of
Ascertaining the Entry Behaviour
Ascertaining the Entry Behaviour. This article focuses on the importance of assessing your student’s current understanding of a topic, areas in which they are weak, their previous techniques for studying and the ways in which you can adapt your lessons to best suit the needs of your student, based on this information.
1-2-1 Tuition, Strategies and Plan
Start With 1-2-1 Are you about to start your journey as a tutor? Then it could be a good idea to teach students individually 1-2-1, at least to start with. It can be easier to communicate and build a rapport with individuals, rather than trying to control, communicate and meet the needs of an entire group. You may also find it is simpler to maintain guidance and to hold your student’s concentration.
Tutoring Guide, Tuition Guide, Tutors Guide
This is the first part of a series of Tutoring Guides for tutors, or those looking to start a career in tutoring. This Tutors Guide provides a list of all the tuition guides available on the left hand side of each page. At the bottom of each Guide, there will be alink to the next tutors Guide.
UK Tutors Resources
What Resources Does a Tutor Need? A good tutor should be prepared for each lesson. Tutors should provide their own resources that the pupils will need in each lesson. This should, at the bear minimum, include a range of syllabus related text books, and would be a valuable advantage if the tutor also supplies exam papers.
Required level of qualification for Tutoring
Quality of teaching is not always directly related to the level of education. Some subjects of course will require a good understanding of the curriculum, but there is no reason to believe that the higher the education the tutor has, the better at tutoring they are. For argument’s sake, let us use an example of GCSE Biology. A PhD student in biology may be able to teach Biology very well, but this is not to say a tutor with only an A-level in biology will be any worse/better at teaching...
What is required of tutors?
Self employment tutors are free to choose when and how to tutor. In order to start you own tutoring business it is essential to be a true professional. A good reputation is mostly based on a good service. The following suggestions can help you make a check list of all the right aptitudes you will need to be on top of your game!Article by Mike, Jun 18, 2013Loading article images...