Things you might not think are important but make all the difference...
1. Don't make notes, have 'a page'Information on how to do questions should be used to practise new questions; copying out notes is pointless! 'Notes' should just be jotting downs of things you think you need to remember,...
After tutoring AS Maths for numerous years, there are two main messages I would like to get across to all students who plan to start A-level Maths.
Firstly, your GCSE grade do not have to influence how well you do in A Level Maths. I saw students struggling with AS Maths, who got an A in GCSE,...
As Easter holidays are coming to an end, hundreds of thousands of students across the country start panicking about the fact that very little revision has been done so far, in the run up to the exams that now seem just around the corner. But don’t panic: it’s never too late to start revising....
Plotting a graph, especially an existing one under some form of transformation, can be a daunting task. There are some very good tools on the internet for this but one I would recommend is FOOPLOT.
The equations are simple to enter and it gives visually pleasing results - great if you're stuck...
Nobody is born with an encyclopaedic knowledge of how to solve maths problems. Of course, a student who is comfortable with analytical reasoning and arithmetic has a head start on others but an efficient learning method is equally important in building your understanding.
The value of a tutor...
Book Recommendation: A Mathematician’s Apology by G H Hardy Cambridge University Press 2012, ISBN: 9781107604636
“A mathematician, like a painter or poet is a maker of patterns”.
This small masterpiece is a personal account of what mathematics meant to one of the most distinguished...
There is nothing that students cannot learn, all they need is someone to teach them in a way which they can understand and enjoy. Having fun whilst learning will help unlock their true potential.
One to one tutoring provides this environment and is why I have left classroom teaching. I love...
In my experience, teachers in school reward correct answers and quick responses. They don't have the time to distinguish lucky guesses from answers based on thorough understanding. This teaches students to be right and to be quick, and above all to guess the answer the teacher wants to hear. It...
Here are some important reasons why we study Maths:
- Mathematics were first used to determine the positions of the stars through trigonometry and very basic instruments to measure angles.- In our everyday lives maths is present like the oxygen we breath,from the time we go to bad we calculate...
These are two questions that addled the mind of one student whose progress was followed in the television documentary Educating Essex, and with good reason. When I heard the confusion so palpably discernible in the student's voice, I immediately thought of my own secondary school maths...
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My philosophy on teaching is that you have to allow students to ask as many questions as they possibly can. Each lessons is also conducted in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.
My name is Michael and I'm a 50 year old private tutor - with PhD. Most of my 35 years' experience has been teaching in south London and Kent.
After leaving industry to retrain as a teacher, I have developed wide experience of mathematical private tuition assignments. I can prepare students for particular...
Highly experienced private school Mathematics teacher and professional tutor with an outstanding track record of preparing students in London and overseas for mathematics...
I am a very friendly and approachable person who is very passionate about helping young people to enhance their ability to succeed as individuals.
I am a registered, fully trained and qualified maths teacher (member of General Teaching Council England GTC), working in a school in Hounslow. I have over 5 years of tutoring...
If you are ready to work at it, I can work with you to achieve higher levels of understanding to get you better exam grades in Maths or Statistics.
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