I work with students ranging in age from 5 to 45. Although I never use a cookie cutter one size fits all approach, there are practices that I have found beneficial to all. Start these practices early and keep them going so they become a lifelong habit in your children. 1. Read to your child every day. Turn off the phones, TV, computers and create ten or fifteen minutes of quality reading time. Younger kids enjoy picture books, teens enjoy adventure and fantasy books. Fo
As a tutor I have the privilege to work with students one on one. Because we work so closely together, (across a table as opposed to across a classroom) I can easily pick up on a student's emotional state.
What do I for the teen who is bored? A teen without focus or passion for learning. A teen who is basically floundering.
First we talk about how she spends her time. Are there outdoor activities, friends, computer gaming, reading, cooking, or crafts that he enjoys?