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The truth is that every kid is different from the other, and comparing children at school is very unfair. Every child has his/her own capability of understanding things, and just because someone is a little slow at it, does not mean that he/she is not an intelligent kid.
I just read a newspaper article that discussed the difficulty parents have when helping their kids with their homework. Some communities are actually offering classes in the subjects their children are studying so that parents can supplement their kids' in-school learning at home. I won't cite the article, because I think it missed the point.
Tutoring conversation skills seems quite easy, but setting clear expectations establishes standards and avoids problems. The author, an experienced conversation tutor and university professor, provides a concise overview of te numerous advantages to approaching tutoring conversation in a systematic manner.
How to make one to one teaching fun, whether you are a teacher with private pupils or a parent wanting to teach English to your child in a fun way.
Jen had reached her wit's end. After a long day at work, she used to look forward to coming home and spending time with her kids, even if it was just the time in the car on the way to soccer practice. Lately, homework fights had killed any "quality" out of the quality time they spent together.
The decision to home school your child can be a difficult one to make. Many parents wonder if it is the right thing to do. Many wonder if their children can get the same "grade" of education if they are homeschooled.