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Exam Emergency! How to Prepare When Few Days are Left for Exam

Exam Stress

Most students burn their midnight oil when exams are near. This is especially true for those who haven’t prepared well throughout the year or delivered poor result. However, feeling stressed or frustrated won’t help you out. You need to organize the things to give your best. Top of that, studying for a long stretch can be unhealthy. Don’t worry! These tips would help you with exam preparation.

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Start with Smaller Portions:

You should study smaller portions of syllabus. Taking on huge portions won’t be useful. Make sure to focus on the things you haven’t covered yet.

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Sitting for hours can be exhaustive. Instead, try to prepare in sets of three 30 minute bursts—each 30 minute should be reserved for one subject or topic. And don’t forget to take a 10 minute break between the sessions.

Practice Past Years Exam Questions:

This will give you an idea of the patterns and marking scheme as well. Besides, you can test yourself by doing them. Some sites like ChampionTutor have made available all test papers for all subjects.

Hire a Tutor:

Hiring a tutor can be really useful at this point of time. Make sure to choose the right one who can help you in exam emergency. They can have an effective crash course or strategies.

Group Study Sessions:

Studying with friends is a great way to test your knowledge and see how other prepare for exams. However, choose the people who are serious about study and won’t kill the time with gossips.

And Take Care of Yourself:

Don’t let the exhaustive and stressful exam preparation schedule take a toll on your health. This is why you should take care of yourself. Here’s how…

  • Take regular breaks
  • Chat to friends or family
  • Do mediation and exercise
  • Take proper sleep

 

 

Do Students Need Teachers in This Age of Online Learning?

The Internet has made learning easier and effective than before. Given that today’s kids have an easy access to smartphones and computers, they can search for any topic online and get all information.

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27011285 – male college student attending online math’s lecture on laptop

In fact, they can learn how to solve certain algebra equation or why limewater turns milky with carbon dioxide by watching YouTube videos. An easy access to educational material online has taken learning to a new level among kids.

However, the ever-growing use of the Internet among kids has triggered many questions. Should kids need teachers anymore when they can learn anything online? Is Internet the best method for learning?

No matter how advanced technology will become in coming years, a role of “human teacher” would always be crucial. Students still need teachers for guidance. Here’s why…

Discipline for Learning:

Needless to say that online education is flexible and engaging. But one has to be disciplined and motivated to make the most of that. This is why a role of teacher is important in such scenario. He or she will maintain everything in a classroom, from structured scheduling to decorum.

Motivation and Encouragement:

The other benefit is that teachers will encourage students to give their best. They can see where they are lacking and provide support accordingly. Besides, students can inspire from the experience and dedication of their teacher. This is something learning from screens can’t offer.

Social Interaction:

Face to face communication supports learning in a better way. Seeing and interacting with a teacher can be motivating for most students. For example, teacher’s body language and gestures help student understand complex things.

So you must have understood that technology can’t replace teachers. However, it is equally true that the blend of face-to-face teaching and technology can produce remarkable results in the field of learning. For example, a student can learn from the screen under the guidance of his or her teacher. What do you think? Let us know by commenting below!

David Lim is the writer of this article is a regular contributor on the behalf of ChampionTutor.
Championtutor is the Most Trusted Home Tuition Agency in Singapore. With more than 10 years of experience in home tutor services, Championtutor have successfully matched thousands of students and tutors & prepare children to their next academic step in their educational and career pursuits

How to choose a good Tutor from tuition agency?

Tuition Agency

Every parent wishes to improve the grades of their child. And nothing serves better than home tuition for this. Isn’t it? Definitely, it is the surest way to help your child achieve success and knowledge.

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Especially in a country like Singapore, where grades are so important, it is essential that you get the best for your child.  So, before you book at a tuition agency, here is all you need to look for in a good tutor:

Qualifications: Look for the tutor’s education first, i.e. which school and university they went to, their subject, etc.

Examination board(s): Don’t forget to ask the teacher which exam board they follow and teach. Going for a tutor with experience as an examiner will add value to the teaching level.

Speciality (if any): While some holds specialization in exam practice, on the other hand there are few who serve best for confidence-building or say making learning fun. So, don’t be afraid to ask the tutor about their ways to approach certain areas.

Tutoring experience: In case, you are hiring them for a certain subject or exam, ensure that they have crossed the same and been successful in the same. The one with less tutoring experience will not be a good choice.

Testimonials: You can have a word with the other students and parents about the tutor. Also, you can check online for the reviews about the tutor and agency, both.

These were some basic things you must consider before you make a final decision. So, don’t go by big names, be a careful parent and give you child nothing less than the best!

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The writer of this article is a regular contributor on behalf of ChampionTutor.

ChampionTutor is the Most Trusted Home Tuition Agency in Singapore. With more than 10 years of experience in home tutor services, ChampionTutor have successfully matched thousands of students and tutors & prepare children to their next academic step in their educational and career pursuits

4 Tips to Teach Better on Your First Day at Tuition Center

Home Tuition Singapore

So, it’s your first day at tuition as a teacher. Needless to say, you’re filled with expectations and an enthusiasm. But teaching is as challenging as exciting. So, try these tips to teach the first day of tuition.

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Begin with Introduction:

Break the ice with warm greetings and introduce yourself to the students. Asking for student’s intro and activities help you to know them and give you an idea of teaching.

Keep Your Students Engaged:

It’s challenging to keep the students interesting on the very first day at the tuition center. After introduction phase, it becomes bit easier for you to know your students and you can prepare teaching strategies accordingly. You can make them engaged by conducting group discussion for few minutes over the topic you’re about to teach. Ask questions or the things relating to your topic. These small things are helpful for a better teaching on your first day.

Be Prepared With the Lessons:

Well, teachers also need to do homework, but on the lessons they are going to deliver the next day. It helps you to get the better insight of the subject. Prepare notes and know the ways to make your student understand. It will make your impression from the first day as students are getting you.

Set the Rules But with Love:

Since you are newer to your students, setting the rules is the totally unexpected thing for your students. In this case, keep a helpful tone while setting the time, study expectations, homework deadlines, and class behavior. Listen to their expectations too.

About Author:

The writer of this article is a regular contributor on behalf of ChampionTutor.
Championtutor is the Most Trusted Home Tuition Agency in Singapore. With more than 10 years of experience in home tutor services, Championtutor have successfully matched thousands of students and tutors & prepare children to their next academic step in their educational and career pursuits.