Meet Helena Cutler. Helena studied a music degree and has a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at Bath Spa University in Bath, England. She is one of our newest maths and English tutors here at TutorBright.
This week's blog post is written by maths and English tutor Liv Phillips. Liv has been with us for six months; she's taking a gap year before starting her double degree in Nursing and Midwifery at Monash University. In this guest blog post, Liv writes about why she believes tutoring is beneficial and what she has observed during her time as a tutor with TutorBright.
Improving your memory is an ongoing process. There are a couple of great memory building exercises and techniques you can use to enhance your memory. Practicing and learning memory building exercises can help your brain recall and retrieve information you’ve learnt. Recalling and retrieving information from your memory with ease is beneficial, especially when studying and preparing for tests or exams. Read on to find out more about our 5 tips to sharpen your memory.
Meet English tutor Sarah Joseph. Sarah is studying a Bachelor of Secondary Education and Bachelor of Arts at Deakin University. Sarah is an artist; she loves art and enjoys oil painting in her spare time.
Prepare your child for NAPLAN by boosting their self-confidence before the test, knowing what learning areas are tested and understanding your child’s results. You are not alone if you have concerns about your child’s confidence before the NAPLAN assessment.
Maths is a necessary skill. However, there are kids who have a fear of maths and try to avoid it altogether. Some kids even find themselves feeling abnormally anxious and stressed when faced with math-related tasks. Feeling stressed or anxious about maths may be linked to a phenomenon called maths anxiety.
This month's Spotlight Tutor-Mentor is maths tutor Mudit Agarwal. According to one of TutorBright's families Mudit equals magic! Mudit is studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science at Monash University. He loves working on Monash Motorsport's race cars, watching cricket, stargazing and catching up with his friends.
Finding a tutor for your child can be overwhelming, especially when you don’t know which company to contact or what type of tutoring will suit your child’s needs. It's very important that you don’t make a rash decision and settle on just any tutor or tutoring company. Committing to a tutoring service and having a tutor that doesn’t help your child is worse than having no tutor at all.
In less than a month’s time, your child in Year 3, 5, 7 or 9 will sit the NAPLAN test on May 15th. In the coming weeks, you can help prepare your child by boosting your child’s confidence before the test, knowing what learning areas are tested and understanding your child’s results. You are not alone if you have concerns about your child’s self-confidence before the NAPLAN test. Some students suffer from assessment anxiety; this can affect your child’s ability to cope before and during the NAPLAN test.
A warm welcome to English and Literature tutor Imogen Armstrong-Orr! Imogen completed her Bachelor of Arts in 2016 at the University of Melbourne. She is passionate about English and can't wait to share her love of learning with her students.