When I was in school it was just a matter of getting through by passing the tests. It was like a whirlwind. I was not convinced I actually learned anything except how to pass tests. I would rather have actually learned something that I could apply and use later. I think tutoring would have helped me in some subjects to really get a more solid grasp of the material. This is why my wife and I are using the physics tutoring of Tony Chee at https://physicstuitionsg.com for our children. I really want them to know more about physics than just how to pass exams to get good grades.
I have seen a lot of tutoring that just gives you material to pass the tests. Coaching to just pass tests is not really learning a subject. I want them to understand things about atoms and electrons on a fundamental level that they can build on as they move forward into advanced education. Continue reading