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Importance Of Tutoring
A tutor is a trained individual who helps a learner or a group of learners to get specific skills or acquire knowledge in a given area of interest by spending more one on one time with the learner at a chosen setting. In order for the tutoring sessions to be efficient, a good relationship has to exist between the learner and the tutor and it is important for the tutor to have a variety of qualities and one of it the adaptability aspect; he should be able to adapt to different cases, his approach of tutoring should go in hand with the need of the student.
The second quality of a good tutor is the aspect of having motivation, enthusiasm and interpersonal skills, this will boost the relationship between the tutor and his learners and will also will have a positive impact to those learners who are discouraged due to scoring bad grades; the mood of the tutor will give the learners the morale they need in order to succeed. The number three feature of a good tutor is that he should be open, easily accessible, always available when needed by the learner, always involved in the student progress and he should be emphatic as well; when he keenly listens to the needs of the learner, he is able to come up with ways of helping him improve. A good tutor is one who is humble, one shows all his learners respect, showing discernment and is able to accept his mistakes; even on areas that he is not sure of, he should admit and not mislead the learners since if they later realize that he had mislead them their attitude towards him will change. The tutor should always be time conscious, he should arrive in time, properly organize his work to suit the allocated time and ensure they deliver to the learners properly.
Number one benefit of tutoring is that it offers unique and individualized learning experience; this is because in contrast with the normal classrooms where there are a lot of students, for tutoring the number of students is few and the tutor-learner coverage is very good, also the tutor interacts with the learner for more hours. In tutoring there is provision of an enabling environment for the learning process when compared to normal classrooms where there are many learners who may disrupt the process.
Tutoring enables learners to make progress at their own pace since there is no pressure from other students; the learners are able to learn new skills at a pace that they are comfortable with as nothing is rushed. Finally, tutoring can assist in increasing the students’ grades, increase the learners good study habits, improve the grades of the learner and also offer challenges for the gifted students.