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Growth vs Fixed Mindset

A fixed mindset is a major barrier to learning for any student. It is the belief that one's...
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How to interpret reading and spelling tests

If you have raw scores from a recent reading or spelling test, you can establish a suitable...
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Special Needs of Students often Missed in Schools

Dyslexia The modern trend in education is to place the vast majority of dyslexic pupils in...
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To home school or not to home school?

For the past year I have been having a debate with myself about whether or not to home school my...

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  • Brian Cairnie Otford and Shoreham, TN14 Gold Member

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    I am a qualified secondary Mathematics teacher with additional special needs qualifications and I offer tuition in a range of subjects.
  • Joe Atkinson Borough, SE1 Gold Member

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    I am a positive, enthusiastic and easy going individual with a passion for teaching and have taught in the EYFS, KS1 and KS2 in a range of inner London schools. I am a qualified play therapist as well registered with PTUK and the tutors association.
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    I have worked with students across a broad range of academic disciplines, helping them to develop as independent learners who can succeed at higher education level.
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    Hello, my name is Zara. I have recently graduated from Cambridge University, where I studied Natural Sciences. I am passionate about teaching all ages and abilities and would love to help out with any tuition you may require!
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    I aim to build confidence in the key English skills of reading and writing, so that students of all levels can communicate more effectively, achieve better grades, and get pleasure and satisfaction from using English.
  • Sue Lyon Tranby, HU14 Gold Member

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    I provide 1:1 specialist tuition for children who require support for dyslexia, dyscalculia and handwriting difficulties in a positive, friendly environment using proven multi-sensory methods. I aim to build confidence whilst having fun!
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  • Choice Theory And Behaviour Management

    Samuelzul Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Chelmsford) Picture Behaviour management and behaviour for learning are generally geared towards the safety of all key stakeholders in the classroom, but also towards an environment conducive to learning. As teachers are well aware, challenging behaviour can and does affect learners’ educational opportunities, the...
  • Speaking With Children

    Catherine A Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (North West London) Picture In her book 'Tout est Langage' (All is Language) the French paediatrician and psychoanalyst Fan├žoise Dolto, who bases her work on a fundamental belief in the importance of speech, gives this lovely example of the way she responds to a child's demand for sweets: "I want to illustrate something...
  • Growth vs Fixed Mindset Editor's Pick

    Michael Chambers Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South East London) Picture A fixed mindset is a major barrier to learning for any student. It is the belief that one's ability as a learner is 'fixed' and unchangeable, regardless of effort or practice put in. For the best results academically, it is vital that a growth mindset is fostered in students. This is achieved...

 

  • Anxiety When Learning, For A Child With SEN

    N Khan Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South West London) Picture A student with SEN participating in a learning task finds it uneasy, and feels they are taking a risk. Learning makes the pupil feel threatened and susceptible to failure, feelings of weakness and inadequacy, all of which can produce anxiety. Students with an education health care plan (EHCP)...
  • Special Needs of Students often Missed in Schools Editor's Pick

    Viv Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South West London) Picture Dyslexia The modern trend in education is to place the vast majority of dyslexic pupils in mainstream schools. However it is clear from research that youngsters struggle with daily routines, and face teachers in the academic environment who are not always sympathetic or simply do not know how to...
  • To home school or not to home school? Editor's Pick

    Karen Russell Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Brighton) Picture For the past year I have been having a debate with myself about whether or not to home school my 7 year old daughter. I have two children, my daughter and my son who is 5. Both are extremely different in every way. When my daughter started in Reception, I had all the same highs and lows as any...