From tips and news, to learning resources and profiles of London's best tutors, this blog is your one-stop shop for all things tutoring.

Mark Maclaine

January 16, 2014

January 16, 2014

The dreaded homework is now set quite regularly at school, often on a daily basis. It might not be the most appealing activity but it has to be done! So here are some tips to help get that homework completed without having those daily arguments:

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Sebastian Kotur

January 06, 2014

January 06, 2014

Here at Tutorfair, we like to spread good ideas.

One thing that might not be obvious to those starting out their tutoring journey is the importance of having a folder to keep all of your credentials papers in.

When you go to your first lesson with a new client, it’s best to have the following documents to show them, in a presentable format.

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Sebastian Kotur

December 13, 2013

December 13, 2013

Ok, so now you know how to analyse the stage of learning that your child is at when they are learning a new skills (If not see How do we learn? – Part I for a description of the 4 stages).

We will now look at ways to use this theory, and put it into practice.

Below is an example of how a child can learn to read..

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Sebastian Kotur

December 03, 2013

December 03, 2013

How can I help my child…. learn better? …study? …do better at school?

These are just some questions that I get asked by parents’ on a daily basis throughout my practice – and the type of questions I (Stephie S, Educational Psychologist on Tutorfair) aim to tackle in this article.

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Sebastian Kotur

November 27, 2013

November 27, 2013

Many thanks to Teach First, The Sutton Trust, and the BBC for helping us share our “child for a child” vision of tutoring.

Alex Bushill: “As more parents turn to private tutors to help children pass exams, there are concerns that those who can’t afford it will fall behind. 40% of pupils in the capital have private lessons, that’s more than anywhere else in the country. It’s hoped a new scheme could make the service more accessible: for every parent who pays for a tutor, another child who can’t afford it is tutored for free”

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Sebastian Kotur

October 31, 2013

October 31, 2013

On the back of our interview with the wonderful Dr Stephie we’ve connected up with some experts on Educational Psychology who have kindly given us a number of opinions and materials.

These are resources we’d like to share with you, so if you would like to read more about how an educational psychologist can help your child, please read more..

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Sebastian Kotur

October 31, 2013

October 31, 2013

At Tutorfair, we aim to give people a really valuable experience in tutoring.

We were introduced to Stephanie, an educational psychologist, and felt what she does would definitely be of interest to our readers.

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