Most of the students I’ve tutored were making simple mistakes in the way they were doing Maths. These mistakes were stopping them from fully understanding how to do the Maths that they were getting stuck on.
One of the best techniques when you’re doing VCE Maths Methods exams (the actual end of year exams) is to look for the questions that you can do first of all.
Then make sure you get those done before attempting the harder ones that require more thinking power.
Most students who struggle with Maths don’t have good basic Maths skills. It’s more than likely that your child is struggling for the same reason – not having good basic Maths skills.
Having tutored and taught many students in Maths one of my biggest frustrations has been trying to help struggling students come to grips with the Maths they were studying. This is what would happen…
Finding the right tutor for your child is important. There are a many tutoring programs and private tutors out there. If I was looking for a Maths tutor for my child, I would want a Maths tutor who: