Tag Archives: students

What to say and what not to say to students

In response to the BBC article on what not to say to exam stressed teens, here’s a few personal and unresearched notes on what might work. Any further ideas gratefully received! Want a cuppa? Support is what is needed. Not … Continue reading

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Einstein’s Greatest Idea? How to Deal with Error.

OK there will be times during this post that I’m going to refer to ideas about which I have only the faintest grasp. Like when a cat sees a car and knows only to get out of the way, my … Continue reading

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Five Quick Tips About Maths for Students and Parents

Most of the students who come to me come for extra maths tuition. The most commonly used word when parents phone me at Kip McGrath to book an initial free assessment is “confidence”. Students lack confidence with maths. If you … Continue reading

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Google Drive for Students

I’m a fan of social media and you can find me on Pinterest, twitter, Facebook (business page for my Kip McGrath Education Centre in Adel LS16), LinkedIn, and Google Plus. They all have their own individual ways of sharing and connecting … Continue reading

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Diary 24.10.2013

A Year 7 student who we’ve been helping came in for her lesson yesterday evening as usual. She’s needed much encouragement in the year she’s been attending and although she achieved a 4b in her SAT last May, she is … Continue reading

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Student writing: Writing to Describe by Jack Year 8

A storm raged outside ; there was no one at the beach and nothing in sight from the window of the old wooden cottage. The waves rose up like warriors and slammed down against the shore. The rain marched across … Continue reading

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