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It can be tough finding the right tutor to fit your child's needs. Let us help you ask the right questions and find the right tutor match.
One of the big decisions you will probably have to make if you want to offer private tutoring is how much to charge. If you're working through an agency then the rates are likely to be set for you. If not, then fees for your private tutoring are something for you to decide. But how?
It can be challenging to decide what to look for in a tutor. You know that you want to find a person who can satisfy you or your child's academic needs. However, you also want to make sure the person has a great personality and is able to understand learning insecurities.
Jen had reached her wit's end. After a long day at work, she used to look forward to coming home and spending time with her kids, even if it was just the time in the car on the way to soccer practice. Lately, homework fights had killed any "quality" out of the quality time they spent together.
On the ESL forums one often sees teachers asking for ideas to make their one to one lessons more fun. Many teachers are brilliant in the classroom but are at a loss for ideas when it comes to teaching children English in private classes, and that is a shame because teaching one on one can be very rewarding, as well as often being a good source of extra income.
Looking into Home school programs is an option for some parents who feel public schools are wanting in good education and in safety. However many people wonder if home school youngsters are getting proper socialization and what are the disadvantages and payoffs of home schooling? Different than public-school kids, home school kids are not privy to a system of checks and balances that might smash their self-respect and their joy of learning.