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Teaching Tactics

Active vs. Passive Learning

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Your First Session with a Student

Share your excitement with the learner. Why are you passionate about school? It inspires them, and also gives them confidence in you as a tutor.

Be open and vulnerable.

Try to understand their learning style.

Get to know the learner! Try to build bridges between you and the student. Match their communication style.

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Motivators

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Common Hurdles

SESSION ISSUE 1:

"Just give me the answers!"

It will probably happen sometime. A student wants an A, but doesn't want to understand the material. But this is not the Penji Way! View on to see how to deal."

 

 

 

 

 

SESSION ISSUE 2:

"I need help on everything."

Classic student response. Truth is, you can't cover everything in a 2 hour session (or even a 4 hour one). The student needs to take the time to prioritize the list of topics - where am I struggling the most? This is a rule for a Penji session. View the video for a role play.

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