Sharing Our Thoughts on Education and Tutoring

Education – A Matter of Wisdom

During the past month,  there has been a media focus on the drop in Literacy and Numeracy standards in Australian compared to the global community. To arrive at a reason for this phenomenon would be too broad to address in this short article except to say that we...

Pleasures of Reading: Benefits

Children's inherent appetite for books should be encouraged through activities that build a passion for reading. This can be achieved through active participation in literature that whet's their imagination and interests. Whilst technology, for a time, reigned in...

Balanced Life During Christmas Holidays

The Christmas Break…A Time to Study? Ho ho…No! It’s looking a lot like Christmas… and the holidays are upon us! When you hear of the festive holidays, you’re either one of two people. You’re thinking, “No, please get me out of here! I have work to do!” OR, you’re...

Finding the Right Tutor For Your Child

Tutor-Student Matching: How does it work? It is a well-known fact that as social beings, humans, especially children, learn from those they interact with closely on a daily basis. Children spend an average of 30 hours a week in school, and with other commitments like...

Student Resilience and Anxiety Disorders

There has been a great deal of discussion in 21st century education, especially in the past few years, about the importance of resilience for success in school. Glazed-eyed students study their fingernails for many an hour in Life Skills lessons in junior high school,...

Learning to Play and Playing to Learn

Why Time for Fun and Games is Essential for Early Childhood Education The early years of childhood, specifically those before and during kindergarten, are vital years for growing minds. It is during these years that children first learn how to perceive the world...

Tips if You’re Cramming for Exams

Don’t Cram; Cramming for exam is the study-mate of procrastination. It is what happens when you decide, the night before the exam, that you can make up for lost time. “All I need is coffee and I’ll stay up all night reading all of the text book and then I’ll be set...

Online Tutoring

While Nepean Tutoring is predominantly an "in home" tutoring service, the need to diversify became evident as the business grew and time restraints caused availability issues.  The inception of online learning as an option still met our philosophy of "one to one"...

Tutoring and Learning Styles

When I first began tutoring students in English, I expected that I would be helping them in a variety of areas. I knew that some of these would perhaps include revising the basics of Grammar, building vocabulary and aiding in comprehension and analysis of texts. The...

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