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4 Benefits of tutoring

Students enjoy learning much more when they have the support and confidence they need inside and outside of the classroom. However, it can be difficult for a teacher to meet each students’ needs in a classroom setting. There are several reasons why tutoring can aid in this specific area, as it provides young learners with individual attention and support, where a teacher may not. Tutoring can help strengthen skills, challenge young learners, boost confidence, and build important learning habits. This blog explores 4 benefits of tutoring for young learners and why it may be an effective choice for your child.

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How to cultivate critical thinking in children

Critical thinking is one of the most important competencies we can teach our children. Being a critical thinker helps children to navigate the world around them and understand their experiences in meaningful ways. Critical thinking helps children to process information, make decisions that support their goals and best interests, compare and contrast, understand subtle cues from others, analyse information, build discernment, and strengthen their thinking skills. While it’s important to teach children to build knowledge and recite facts, teaching critical thinking skills to children is crucial for their lifelong development, learning abilities, and success in life.

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Keeping up in the classroom

Every child learns at a different pace and has a unique learning style. At NumberWorks’nWords, we know that every child has specific learning needs and requires personalised support to achieve their full potential. When learning in a classroom, there are many factors at play that influence how well a child learns and whether they are able to keep up with their peers and stay on track with their learning. No matter what type of learner your child is, these tips will help them to keep up in the classroom.

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5 tips for adjusting to a new school

Starting at a new school can be nerve-wracking, even for the most confident and resilient children. It’s normal to feel a mix of nerves and excitement when moving schools or starting a new school level. Whether your family has moved to a new area and your children are being relocated to a new school, or if your child is moving on to the next year level at a new school, these tips for adjusting to a new school can help. It’s important during this transitionary period to make your child feel comfortable and confident in their abilities to adapt to their new school environment. With the right support, your child will be feeling at home at their new school in no time!

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Homework Hacks: 5 ways to make homework easier

Students are successful with their learning when they have the support and resources they need, along with strong habits and motivation to keep them going. Parents play an important role in their children’s academic success and can have a positive impact on their learning by engaging with their homework. Taking an interest in your child’s homework, lending a helping hand, providing extra support when needed, and modelling organisational skills and time management go a long way in helping your child achieve academic success. Homework shouldn’t be treated as a chore or something the family dreads. Cultivating a positive outlook about homework and taking an active role as a parent can make the daily task enjoyable and rewarding. This blog explores 5 tips to make homework less stressful and more beneficial for the whole family.

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