Parents and students don’t look for tutors for fun. There is an area of need and typically that comes with a level of stress. The amount of stress depends on the student, parent and/or circumstances of their need. The stress comes from pressure in the classroom, at home or the inability to solve the problem with the information or perspective they currently have.
Here are a few tips for helping combat a student’s stress:
- Be patient
- Listen and be there for them
- Create wins to build confidence