The holidays are almost upon us - school will be out soon -
and parents and students are looking at a 2-4 week hiatus from the regular
routine of school work.
What happens to all of the knowledge and skills learned from
school and tutoring during those weeks?
Well, having been a high school principal for years, as well
as a classroom teacher, my experience is that students often will not read on
their own, review math on their own, or if in an AP class "read
ahead" on their own. If you have tutors in the educational
profession, we also have that time off and our lesson times can be flexible -
so instead of all of those late afternoon, early evening, or weekend
appointments, most of us can now meet with our students in the morning or
So, what would your student gain from tutoring in the winter
1. Weekly reinforcement of knowledge and skills already...
Why Do Students Procrastinate?
We all procrastinate, so it is no surprise that students do as well. However, the difference is that we want our children, our students, to manage life better than we do, and that means learning how to avoid procrastination. So, before a problem can be solved,
it needs to be diagnosed – so let’s diagnose:
Procrastination Comes in All Excuses and Fears...
What is Time Management Anyway?
Procrastination means not managing time wisely. Students may be uncertain of their goals, overwhelmed with the task, confused about directions – and the list goes on. As a result, they keep putting off their academic assignments for a later date, or spending
a great deal of time with their friends and social activities, or worrying about their upcoming examination, class project and papers rather than completing them. But worrying is not an action - it is a reaaction. Get students into action!
I Can't Concentrate!
Their environment may...