Mano E Mano
As the name suggests, the greatest advantage of private tutoring is individual attention. Like we mentioned before, schools are overburdened with students. It is impossible for a teacher to provide individual attention to each student in class. Some school teachers may also be indifferent towards the child’s education, leaving it incomplete. Moreover, introverted kids may feel shy about asking questions in class. Private tutoring can provide your child with a comprehensive education, while you judge the tutor’s performance on a day to day basis.
You Know How You Get To Carnegie Hall, Don’t Ya?
The answer to the above question is practice. Simply going to school and doing your homework isn’t going to cut it in the real world. To truly excel at something, you need to practice it. Whether it’s playing the violin or solving equations, practice makes perfect. Daily tutoring ensures your child practices what he’s learnt in school. After all, if you repeat something a number of times, it becomes second nature.
A Chain Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link
You need not enroll your child for private tutoring in each and every subject. However, every student needs help somewhere, whether it’s Chemistry or Math. Private tutoring can help your child concentrate his efforts on a subject he’s struggling with; this can make all the difference in the world. After all, excellent grades require you to be perfect in all subjects, not just a few. In this way, private tutoring can be more of a ‘Plan B’ than a ‘Plan A’, when it comes to your child’s education.
Special Needs Require Special Attention
Private tutoring isn’t just a tool to improve scores; it can also help children with special needs. Children suffering from ADD or dyslexia may not receive the special attention they require in schools. This may be because teachers aren’t experienced with such children or they’re simply too busy. You can hire a tutor that specializes in children with learning disabilities, to help your child cope with his studies. Such a tutor will be on par with your child’s learning capabilities.