How your child behaves during private tuition that you don’t know about
These are some of the students’ antics during private tuition class that tutors have shared with Manytutors that parents don’t know about.
All parents hope for their children to be bright learners. We send them to camps, extra classes and even tuition to make sure that they get the education they deserve. But the thing is, we don't necessarily know whether they might be the model students they claim they are when attending tuition sessions.
So in an effort to make sure you can help your child prepare for his future, these are some of the students’ antics during private tuition class that tutors have shared with ManyTutors over the years that parents don’t know about.
#1 Your child NEVER does homework.
Not the homework from school and certainly not homework from the tuition classes.
#2 You children asks the tutor to do their school assignments.
#3 Your kid never brings stationery
And forgets to bring his / her assessment books… for the 3rd time in a row.
#4 Your kid forgets to come for tuition… again.
Tutors have to remind them the day before their tuition, and on the day itself
#5 Your kid is sometimes so tired that he can’t keep awake during tuition
Pro tip: Try to choose a tutor near your home! We've had children travel East to West for tuition sometimes
#6 Your kid is sometimes 1 month behind the school’s syllabus
There is NO way your kid would get that ‘A’ he got from his mid-term without the tutor’s help.
Click on the next page for more tricks your kids might pull during tuition!
#7 Your kid learns far more during tuition than in school
He engages more with the tutor than with the school teacher.
#8 Your kid treats the tutor as Aunt Agony
He complains about his school teachers and some of his classmates during tuition sessions. Sometimes, your kid even complains about you.
These points might have come as a surprise to you, but the above are tricks the student employs to waste tuition time and the tutors absolutely know about it. It’s just that sometimes, you got to let them finish complaining because the tutors teach more than academics. They teach about life.
Even when your child is well into his teens, he might still confess to the tutors who their favourite parent is. Mum or dad.
As you can see, your kid’s tutor may be his first life coach. It may not register to you, but the tutor can be among the top 5 people in the world that understands your child and influences him or her the most. So if you are able to, you should always get to know the tutor (without your kid around) and have a one to one chat once in a while.
The tutor may tell you things about your kid that you may have missed out on, so if you find a good tutor, you should always hold on to him.