The website has been upgraded and includes a new website address. The address for the tuition centre is now www.sciencetuition.com.au. In addition the email address has changed; for all tutorial enquires my new email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition is available over the summer school holidays for students requiring revision or a head-start to 2016. Tutorials will be run during normal office hours and some evenings. The tuition centre will be closed for the Christmas / New Year's period, from Monday 21st December until January 3rd. Tutorials will be available again from Monday 4th January, 2016.
School mathematics test results in the UK suggests minimising calculator use in classrooms improves maths performance. Certainly this has been my experience tutoring kids. Those students who learn elementary maths without the use of a calculator seem to have a greater mastery of mathematics later on. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/11828257/Calculator-ban-has-improved-childrens-numeracy-skills-ministers-claim.html
Tutorials will be available during the first week of the July school holidays and the Monday of the second week of the holidays. The tuition centre will be closed from Tuesday 14th until Tuesday 21st. Lessons recommence on Wednesday 22nd July.
Parents and students please note the updated tutorial appointment conditions:
It would be appreciated that these conditions are observed, otherwise it makes arranging tutorials for students and those on the waiting list difficult.
Perth Academy of Science has published a mathematics textbook for calculus students titled, Techniques in Differentiation - An Introduction to Elementary Calculus. Available for purchase at various bookstores..
Tuition is available over the coming Easter break for students wishing to continue lessons through the holidays. Tutorials are available during normal office hours with the exception of the usual public holidays. In addition to the public holidays, the tuition centre will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, April 13th & 14th.
Wishing students and families a happy and safe Easter break!