Do you have to nag, plead and beg to get your child to even consider completing their homework? It could be time to admit defeat and call in the professionals. If you and your child are struggling with learning, finding a professional, friendly tutor could save you both. Here are some valuable hints and tips that I can share, having studied what makes a great pupil and tutor match at Impact Tutors.
Some children struggle more than others with schoolwork. Having one-to-one tutoring can help children develop the skills they need to get over any barriers to learning, and a good tutor will make sure your child feels more engaged and interested in learning as a whole.
Too often children who don’t grasp new subjects quickly become disheartened, this is the same for children who fall behind with their workload and a calm environment can help them to focus. Parents might look for tutors to cover topics outside of the core curriculum. Extra help isn’t just helpful for school age children either, students from colleges and universities can also benefit from the boost of a tutor.
Whatever your specific requirements, you should always look for a qualified teacher who has experience teaching children the same age as your child. A tutor recommended by another parent is high praise indeed, but do bear in mind that what suits their child may not always be right for yours.
If you decide to find a tutor via an agency, ensure that the tutors they provide are right for your child. Agencies will sometimes use secondary school teachers for primary subjects. Whilst they may have the correct educational knowledge, they may not have the skills to teach younger children. It’s beneficial, if possible, to speak to an education consultant, who knows each tutor personally and will be well placed to recommend a specific tutor for your child.
Speak to other parents who have used the same tutor. You should be able to get an honest opinion on the way they teach, their skills with younger children and their personality as a…