The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

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Puzz...zzle
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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by Puzz...zzle » Wed Oct 22, 2014 4:01 pm

janet_lee88 wrote:
zbear wrote:
Puzz...zzle wrote:Agreed, things taught in school are so basic but exam papers are so tough, we need tuition to cover the gap.
Wonder why school teachers cannot teach the standard like tuition centre??
If you notice, the school term gets shorter n shorter n teachers have to rush through the syabullus. On top of that, teachers have to multi task, how can they give heart n soul to teaching?????

Present day teaching is no longer the same as current day.[[/color]
after deducting public holidays, school holidays, psle marking days, sport day and some other events, teaching time is very short. towards term 3, teachers practically zoom through the syllabus.
why aren't our teachers able to do their job as in just TEACH?
But tuition teachers only see our kids once a week compare to sch teacher 5days / week. If tuition teacher can cover the syllabus , why sch teachers can't? Not logic

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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by janet88 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 4:16 pm

Tutors only see students once a week or twice if can afford money and time. But school teachers see the students daily. 30 min per period.
Tutors zoom into the lesson, just like school teachers right? The problem is 1:40. But do tutors teach the same way as teachers?

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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by zbear » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:03 pm

I feel that tutors supplement school teachers. If you have 1-1 tuition, you have full 100% of the tutor aka teacher's attention. It helps a lot even though its only 1x a week compared to 1-40 (in school) even though its daily (30 mins).

My kids have doubts n need clarifications, so a tutor comes in to address any questions n help them to tackle weak topics. Often its difficult to approach school teachers (after lessons) for help becos they are too busy multi tasking.

Its important to know why you need a tutor n how to fully maximise the use of a tutor so that tuition becomes effective.

There is no point to have tuition just for the sake of following the Joneses.
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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by lucid » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:04 pm

Structured child minding services

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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by janet88 » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:30 pm

lucid wrote:Structured child minding services
:goodpost:
expensive child care


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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by pokoyoko » Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:08 pm

[quote="janet_lee88"][quote="lucid"]Structured child minding services[/quote]
:goodpost:
expensive child care[/quote]

:rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
So mummy can relax awhile. And better for them than facing the computer screen.

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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by Fruitart » Thu May 07, 2015 11:28 am

Some of the questions and methods are beyond me already...have to get help. Still have to get a good tutor who really can teach. Mostly friends recommend me theirs.

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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by Curioussquirrel » Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:13 pm

Does it help if your kid has an excellent academic results?

Think about it.... If you are a boss. Do you want to hire someone who has an excellent academic results but require system, rules from you in order to do his job (this is what we were told when we are young)

Or

A creative person who is both a problem finder and solver (have the ability to find opportunities and bring in business for you)

Think about it.

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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by Curioussquirrel » Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:14 pm

Remember Kids prosper best with a broad curriculum that celebrates their various talents, not just a small range of them. And by the way, the arts aren't just important because they improve math scores. They're important because they speak to parts of children's being which are otherwise untouched.

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Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Post by kychua » Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:37 pm

Curioussquirrel wrote:Remember Kids prosper best with a broad curriculum that celebrates their various talents, not just a small range of them. And by the way, the arts aren't just important because they improve math scores. They're important because they speak to parts of children's being which are otherwise untouched.
well said! in the end, good results only assures the ability to work hard when needed.

what people in this new economic age need are smarts and brains to capture new opportunities and transform them into advantage when needed :)

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