Will you continue with this tutor?

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Will you continue with this tutor?

Postby kitty2 » Sun Mar 14, 2010 4:24 pm

My friend's son has a tutor who's quite loud,her son finds her fierce.The tutor ever told my friend that she had explained a sum to her son for a few times but he still didn't get it.She asked my friend to try to revisie with him.Her son is quite quiet during the tuition as he finds her fierce and asked her mum whether he can quit.Her mum is in dilemma as she can't find any good tutor for her as he's weak in Maths.

If that boy's your son will you continue with this tutor?Thanks for sharing

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Postby mathsparks » Sun Mar 14, 2010 10:22 pm

If that's my son, I would tell the tutor not to bother turning up at the next lesson. I would even feedback to the agency that recommended her.

The boy needs a patient tutor so he could learn better. Good luck.

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Postby auntieM » Sun Mar 14, 2010 11:26 pm

I'm sure you will be able to find another more professional tutor for the boy...
Better change tutor than have the boy hate Maths further because of her.

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Postby peterch » Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:19 am

auntieM wrote:I'm sure you will be able to find another more professional tutor for the boy...
Better change tutor than have the boy hate Maths further because of her.


Agree....... :celebrate:

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Postby tree nymph » Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:56 am

kitty 2,

if i were the mum, i would have changed the tutor the minute the boy told me about her... i think she is not patient enough. a tutor is to help the boy and revised with him what he has learnt and help him build up his weakness. with this, don';t think he will learn very well.

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Postby Gracious999 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:04 pm

Ask her to go immediately. It is better to change until you can find him a suitable tutor then to drag on until your son is in P6 when you find it more difficult to change.

That is what I'm facing now, my boy is in P6 now and I'm still trying to help him to get a good English tutor. My time is running out as I'm left with about 6 mths for PSLE.

Don't hesitate, go ahead!!

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Postby pinkapple » Mon Mar 15, 2010 12:11 pm

change lah!

there are so many math tutors out there. sure can get another one who's good.

tutor explained a few times and the kid is still not getting it, shows that the tutor and student are not suited for each other.

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Postby kitty2 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:12 pm

:thankyou: for all your replies.For the explaining part,may be she may be thinking that the boy's a slow learner :? I think Maths need various ways to teach and the tutor must be able to have ideas to tackle her students weakness,am i right? :?Anyone has any good tutor to recommend for the poor boy?

Thanks

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Postby CoffeeCat » Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:46 pm

what level is your friend's son?

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Postby hashroop » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:49 pm

yeah me too need a tutor for DS P5..any good centre to recommended pls?

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