Posts in Advice
Teaching Trouble

One of the greatest aspects of tutoring is the wide array of people you get to meet. With this, however, inevitably comes some trickier elements, especially with groups or couples - arguing siblings, lovers’ tiffs, you name it. In this article I’ll share some of my top tips on how to deal with these teaching troubles, and have successful lessons.

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Fighting Failure

It’s that time of year again – across the country, thousands of students are bracing themselves for exam season. While many posts that offer advice on succeeding in exams, fewer focus on how to handle failure, should it occur. That said, I thought it a good idea to explore the best way to face failure, and come out fighting.

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Heek's Helpful Hints

Here at NMS Tuition, I've partnered with the wonderful people over at Heek, who specialise in building websites for private tutors, to bring you some top tips for making your website stand out. A great website is crucial to success, so if you're ready to take your site to the next level, read on!

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Perfecting The Partnership

One of the greatest aspects of tuition is the one-on-one attention you get from you teacher. Therefore, for tutoring to be as successful as possible, it’s key to build a strong, professional relationship with your tutor, whether you're a student or a parent. Just what is the best way to achieve this? Read on the find out!

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Mock Management

Whilst some of us may be starting to think of the Christmas festivities ahead, or a winter break abroad, many students will be approaching, or will have taken, their mock GCSE exams. These tests can prove to be a stressful time for all involved so, with this in mind, I thought it useful to explore how best to approach these pesky mocks.

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Shaping Self-Starters

 

‘Improvement begins with I’ – and education begins with every child’s (and adult’s) individual ability. At a time when rigorous testing, and results-focused teaching, seems to be at the core of education, I thought it would be interesting to focus on the importance of being a ‘self-starter’, and how motivation can be the key accelerant for excellent learning.

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