Many of us remember having a tutor during our school days. They may have been a friend of the family, an older sibling's friend or perhaps someone sourced from the local paper or community notice-board. Whilst some of us were lucky enough to develop a great rapport with a tutor, chances are that such instances were few and far between. Unfortunately, kids often find themselves being tutored by someone they just don't get along with, and this can have serious implications for their learning.
Worried your child is falling behind? You’re not alone. Here’s what the latest Grattan Institute report means for you.
Dr. Seuss said it best when he once wrote, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go”. The benefits of reading are vast, especially for school-aged children. Here are five that we believe to be most important.
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The first Semester for 2016 is almost over. Which means our current Year 10’s will be starting to plan their individual VCE study programs. With more than 90 subjects to choose from, it can be a daunting task to pick a minimum of five studies to begin in Year 11. Here are our most important tips to keep in mind when making these decisions!
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We can all remember growing up and having an ever-changing answer to the question What do you want to be when you grow up? The number of us who actually became astronauts or famous singers is probably a pretty low percentage. For todays generation of young people, the question is associated with increasing uncertainty. One thing thats certain though is that change will be a constant in the future workforce.
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These days, homework has become a regular part of the daily routine of our kids, from the early years of Prep "readers" to the many hours expected of VCE students. An important factor to how successful homework sessions are the environment in which the study takes place. Which is why we've compiled a checklist for you to organise an A+ study space!
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At the beginning of this week, we shared an article from The Age (read it here) that discussed the potential consequences of inconsistent school term lengths. After what seemed like a very quick 1st Term of only eight weeks, we now face the challenge of an eleven-week Term 2. Combine this with the onset of winter colds and a daily battle to leave the warmth of bed in the morning, and Term 2 consolidates itself as a genuine challenge to our childrens academic success. TutorBright aims to help so here are the steps you should take to avoid a burnout in Week 9 of the coming term.
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A recent study by Kids Helpline Australia reported that teenagers have become 22% more likely to develop anxiety related illnesses during high school, in particular in the later years. An issue which affects over 2 million people in Australia, anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes, and can affect any one person in a range of ways, and in a range of intensities.