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06/08/2018


It’s just like The Breakfast Club. Your student does nothing more than sit around a table and gossip about the latest social media news while forging lifelong friendships. This is a parent's first thought when it comes to group study sessions. While such a setup makes for a great (and memorable) film, in reality, and if facilitated correctly, a group study session can actually be a strong resource for all students involved.

How Your Student Can Benefit from Group Study Sessions

To help you understand some of the benefits which can be seen from group study sessions, The Tutoring Center, Honolulu HI has a post below with some of the more positives aspects of a group study session.

A Realigned Understanding and Perception

Can you remember a time when you were at work and your boss gave you and your colleagues a set of instructions for an assignment which needed to be completed? While you were certain that you understood what needed to be done, you heard the instructions very differently to everybody else. It’s an instance which can happen all-too-easily and, as you have likely discovered, results in you spending valuable work time on a project which isn’t just what you were asked to do. Now, imagine that instance in your student’s classroom where each of the students in the class is given the same verbal information and instructions, only your youngster was one of the few who heard things a little differently. It may have been a sentence they misunderstood or a nuance which wasn’t fully received by your student. Whatever it was, your child left the class believing that they were about to spend their valuable study time working towards the goal the teacher was expecting. In this example, it could be your student who comes home and spends their nightly homework time to complete the assignment they believed they had been given. Only, they weren’t. While they don’t have a boss which will be unhappy about their time spent, they have a teacher who is left wondering not only why your student handed in the work they did, but how they can possibly give them a passing grade. In most cases, as much as a teacher appreciates the effort put in, they have no choice but to give them a low or potentially failing grade. During a group study session, each student has the chance to openly discuss their perceptions of the assignment, right down to the fine details. This ensures that their understanding of what is required is consistent with their fellow students, putting them in a solid position to begin their work. A parent knows their child’s potential and how well they can perform in school. If you can see that your student is struggling with a particular lesson or a specific class, or they are just returning home with general grades lower than you know they are capable of achieving, one-to-one tutoring in Honolulu, HI can help. Book your free initial diagnostic assessment at The Tutoring Center, Honolulu HI by calling 808 377 5500 to learn more about the benefits of one-to-one tutoring in Honolulu, HI.

I Can’t Remember If It Was 1870 or 1880. I’ll Just Write 1875.

You can tell a student every time they enter a lecture, but they aren’t going to listen - students love attempting to write each and every word a teacher or lecturer has said. The challenge with this method of note-taking is that many students are too busy trying to remember and write down what the teacher said a number of sentences ago that they miss out on valuable information. The end result? A large amount of incomplete and inconsistent notes left as your student’s only study guide. During a group study session, each student openly shares their notes with the group, giving each student the chance to complete their notes or clear up any mistakes or any inconsistencies. While it may seem as though one student simply provides all of the notes to every other student, you can bet that even the most vigilant and engaged student will miss important information or even completely misunderstand the context of reference materials advised. A group study session can truly be a help-all situation.

One-To-One Tutoring in Honolulu, HI Works

Whether it helps to improve a B to an A+ or your student is visibly struggling in school, one-to-one tutoring in Honolulu, HI can help. Speak with a learning professional at The Tutoring Center, Honolulu HI by calling 808 377 5500 and book your free initial diagnostic assessment where you can ask any and all questions you have about the benefits of one-to-one tutoring in Honolulu, HI. You can also find out more about how tutoring in Honolulu, HI can help your student reach their learning potential and improve their self-confidence.

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