The key role of a private tutor is to guide students towards becoming independent learners.
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Creativity and innovation in teaching methods and a move away from the textbook approach, dictating and hindering effective teaching and learning in the post compulsory sector
Effective teaching and learning occurs when there is a beneficial, productive and effective learning environment for...
From tutoring for more years than I care to mention and from the experience I have as a teacher in a large secondary school I have come to the following conclusions. It is at KS2 where students learn the basics of English and Maths they learn two things by the end of year 6 when they take...
It is at KS2 where students learn the basics of English and Maths. They learn two things by the end of year 6 when they take SATS and the results from these tests are the foundation of a good secondary education. By this time student have learnt that they are either good at obtaining a good SATS...
Revision session on The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
1. Assessment Objectives (AOs)
Remember: Assessment Objectives assess skills and knowledge.
How question key words assess your skills and knowledge on the text.
AO2 = WRITERS’ TECHNIQUE
How the writer uses language, form...
1. Reading about the ghost walk
Objective: Sorting facts from opinions
Remember: A fact is a piece of information that you can prove to be true, such as ‘spiders have eight legs’. An opinion is something that some people believe and might agree about but you cannot prove it to be...
The principle of conservation of energy is perhaps the most general and useful of the physical laws which describe nature. It is an overarching principle which every pupil studying GCSE physics will be able to recite. Being able to recite a law is one thing but understanding what it means is...
In this brief article I’m going to share with you one of the secrets to succeeding in your exams. This secret is understanding the difference between 'having to' and 'wanting to' to pass your GCSEs (or any other exams).
Have you ever experienced pressure from your parents and/or teachers to...
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I recommend the following book:
Accounting for Non-Accounting Students , 8th Edition
John R. Dyson
Financial Times/ Prentice Hall (20 May 2010)
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