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'Unwrapping’ the story. Insights into English tutoring for high school students

English and Literature were my great loves in high school. As an adult, I continue to love words for their ability to evoke emotion, paint a vivid pic...

The importance of positive role models

We use to be raised by a village. In cave men times the whole village raised our children. This was a conscious choice that many societies still pract...

Is what do you want to be when you grow up the right question to ask your teenager?

Everyone asks this question: what do you want to be when you grow up and so many of our kids have no idea even when they finish year 12. The problem w...

Parent Resources self esteem tutormentor

How do you uncover your teenagers’ passion?

Everyone feels passionate about something, a true calling that excites them, drives them, and fills them up with joyous satisfaction. It is that one s...

Mentoring advice for parents learning Parent Resources resilience self esteem Special needs support School Absenteeism School Refusal

Is it Mondayitis or is it a mental health issue?

The link between mental health, behaviour and student learning is well accepted. Mental illness can seriously affect a child's ability to reach his or...

Parent Resources learning styles

Tips to identify your child's learning style.

Understanding how your child learns can make their education a much better experience. After all, learning and school is not a one-size fits all. Whil...

tutormentor Welcome Wednesday Tutor

Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Tom

It’s been my experience that it takes only one person to ignite a passion in someone that can result in the realization of potential and the discovery...

Welcome Wednesday

Welcome Wednesdays: Meet Matt

 

The battle of the screen -  how to set guidelines so it is a positive tool

We can watch whatever we want, whenever we want. Technology is part of our children's lives however, research has shown that that face-to-face time wi...

Does your child hate school?

As a mum the hardest thing to hear from your child is that he/she hates school, especially if as a kid you loved it. It raises all sorts of concerns a...