When study time is limited, students need to be extra prepared. Here are some ways in which a parent can help.
Provide index cards for various subjects. If these are color-coded, the student can just grab the color of the subject that needs the most review as she, or he walks out the door each morning.
Make sure the student writes her/his own notes, but check them when they are...
Do you look forward to each session of tutoring? Have you ever considered tutoring to be an
adventure? I was telling my husband last night that one aspect of teaching that really excites me is that each and every lesson has at least one positive surprise. It may be a comment that the student makes relative to a lesson from two months
ago. Ah, yes! She did listen...
Do you have a number of students who enjoy learning games, or online quizzes, or instant feedback? I enjoy using a few sites that prove both entertaining and reinforcing for several of my students. Though some require an annual fee, I find these sites
advantageous, time-saving and totally worth the small expense.
My first choice is Quia.com . I have a number of "pages"...