Top tips for tutors: Praising students

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It’s only natural. You are there as tutor to focus on helping a student get to grips with a difficult subject or topic.  You are so focused on this that you forget the importance of praise. Praising students in a sincere and meaningful way can provide the extra push students need to do their very best. It can also show... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: best practice online tutoring techniques

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Tutoring can be challenging, particularly for those without extensive teaching experience. Online tutoring poses it’s own problems, when you are separated by distance from the student. But there are tutoring techniques that are proven to work, and have been been recommended by academics who have studied best practice in online tutoring. We think that this research is... Read more »

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Top tips: writing great essays

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Like it or not, essays are part of your life at School, Sixth Form College and University. Writing a good essay is not only key to getting good marks for your homework, but essential if you are to get the exam grades that you deserve. But essays often pose a major challenge to students, largely... Read more »

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