“We must find a good tutor if not our child’s results won’t see improvement” as said by most concerned parents. As mentioned in Strait Times, families spent $1.1billion a year on tuition or rather as high as 90% of the students population has some form of tuition. These tuitions could range from private 1-1 tuiton (such as Student Tutor, Part Time Tutor or Full Time Tutor), home tuition or tuition centre. Most parents or students would prefer engaging the services of a math tuition centre as it is less costly and resembles the a normal school class.
So how do one choose a good maths tuition centre in Singapore amongst hundreds over?
First and foremost, look for maths tuition centre singapore that offer small class teaching (preferably 6-8 students). Most students attend math tuition because they already face difficulties with school work or unable to catch up with what the school is teaching. If I were to send my child to a big tuition class, perhaps 20 students, how do I ensure that the tutor has sufficient time or attention to answer and guide each student in the class? Besides, tuition classes are only 1-1.5 hrs long.
Secondly, prioritize mathematics tuition centre with tutors that have a good number of years of experience in teaching or tutoring. Experienced tutors indicate their devotion in helping students and their extensive knowledge with the examination syllables taught in school, hence they are more likely to plan the lesson schedule according to the schools’ pace. On top of that, since experienced math tutors are fully aware of the potential questions that will appear in national examinations, the usual tuition assignments and lessons would drill the students towards scoring.
Thirdly, with years of experience, most dedicated math tutors tend to provide their own copyrighted notes and worksheets as they know best for their students. Although it is time consuming to prepare, these tutors are able to provide greater guidance for the students as those notes are specifically created and modified to suit their learning habits. It is extremely beneficial for tutor to break down various topics into simpler concepts as most students already have difficulties understanding schools’ textbooks.
Last but not least, look at the maths tuition centre’s proven track record! Well, it’s the same practice when we flip through Secondary School Selection Booklet after we received our PSLE results. Usually, most math tuition centre would be more than willing to provide information on their previous students’ results as a form of indication of their ability in guiding students to score good grades or see a good improvement in results.