Undergrad I am a Male Chinese 36 year old tutor with 4 years' teaching experience.
PSLE - Haig Boys' Primary School O Level - Macpherson Secondary School Diploma-TP
My Teaching Subject(s)
Pre-school - English Primary - English , Maths O level - E Maths , A Maths
As a polytechnic student, I was home tutoring a primary 6 and a secondary 1 Mathematics. The primary 6 girl initially had difficulties passing her Mathematics. She had the mentality to achieve at least 50 marks. I changed her personal target to 70 and she passed her PSLE and her secondary 1 to 3 mathematics. I had to give up teaching her after taking up a full time job due to time constraint. When I resumed my studies, I started tutoring again.
As a tutor, I believe that we should not spoonfeed them with answers. We should let them try on their own without referring to their textbook, mirroring an examination condition. Once they've tried their best, we should drop hints to help them see the answer for themselves. This way, they would learn better. However, I still believe in giving them my copy of the answer to all the questions at the end of the session as it can serve as a guide when they practice on their own.
Part-Time Tutor I am a Male Chinese 37 year old tutor with 5 years' teaching experience.
Econs - NTU
My Teaching Subject(s)
A level - Economics
Degree holder in Econs from NTU
I beleive in teaching students to be able to understand their concepts clearly, and to make them able to explain it concisely. Only then will they be truly able to apply what they have learnt to questions in the papers. As such, i focus more on concepts first, before teaching them the skills to answer the questions. I also encourage students to draw mind maps for each topic after going through. This will allow them to remmeber key points, and also, after subsequent topics, i will show them the interconnection between all the topics they have learnt, so they can apply all the relevant concepts into answering the questions. I also have the full set of notes from a top junior college, as such, students get good quality practice for the exams. I also have on hand prelim papers and answers form various JCs. Homework is also a must for my students, and i expect them to finsh the work so that they test themselves after each topic. Physics-A2,Chemistry-A2,English-A1,Chinese-A2,Geography-A2,Combined Humanities-A2,E Maths-B3,A Maths-B3