HP Day 21 – Race to finish and bonuses

I was wondering the other day, if I could assign tasks beforehand to my students. How easy would it be
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HP Day 21 – Race to finish and bonuses

HP Day 20 – Goaled our tasks

Hello, my readers! I am so excited to tell you about today’s preparation. Remember, I told you I would be
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HP Day 20 – Goaled our tasks

HP Day 19 – Keeping up with a tech enabled classroom

Hello everyone, it’s Chandini S reporting Day 2 of what could be the last week of the Headstart Program. Our gang
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HP Day 19 – Keeping up with a tech enabled classroom

HP Day 18 – No such thing as Wednesday Blues

You know how people complain about Wednesday blues? Today I didn’t understand that because when I walked in to class
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HP Day 18 – No such thing as Wednesday Blues

HP Day 17 – The sweet fruits of setting goals and rewards

Hello everyone! I’m Chandni. I have been working with Tutor Sreelakshami since the past week and will be taking over
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HP Day 17 – The sweet fruits of setting goals and rewards

HP Day 16 – Class strategy “communal rewards” & “conference”

Hello all! I am super excited to talk about today’s tuition class. I have been trying out two new classroom
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HP Day 16 – Class strategy “communal rewards” & “conference”

HP Day 15 – Learning by relating to everyday objects and situations

Hello Everyone! Sreelakshami here, reporting progress from week 4 of the Headstart Program. We came back from the long weekend, so
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HP Day 15 – Learning by relating to everyday objects and situations

HP Day 14 – A relaxed space and mind promoted better learning

How quickly week 3 has come to an end. Prem, Rajesh and Abhay wrote a test on all the chapters they
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HP Day 14 – A relaxed space and mind promoted better learning

HP Day 13 – New strategy to ease cognitive overload and promote a sense of achievement

Hello Readers! In this blog I am going to tell you about a little strategy I conducted over Wednesday and
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HP Day 13 – New strategy to ease cognitive overload and promote a sense of achievement

HP Day 12 – Switching from Math to Science

Hello readers! Welcome to day 12 of the Headstart Program. Today I moved Abhay from his usual spot hoping he would
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HP Day 12 – Switching from Math to Science

HP Day 11 – What would you like to be when you grow up?

Hello, we’re at the day 11 of the Headstart Program. Tarun has always had a hard time communicating, and today he
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HP Day 11 – What would you like to be when you grow up?

HP Day 10 – Less students = More free time

Hello there, it’s Sreelakshmi reporting the Friday from week 2 of the Headstart program. Today will be a smaller update than
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HP Day 10 – Less students = More free time

HP Day 9 – Teacher interventions

It’s the middle of week 2 of the Headstart program. I hope you have not missed a single update from
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HP Day 9 – Teacher interventions

HP Day 8 – Welcoming a new student

Hello Readers! It’s Sreelakshmi reporting week 2 of the Headstart Program on a warm Wednesday in Bengaluru. Today I taught the
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HP Day 8 – Welcoming a new student

HP Day 7 – Introducing rewards

Hello everyone! After an very interesting week 1, we’re back to take on week 2 of the Headstart Program. Last week,
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HP Day 7 – Introducing rewards

HP Day 6 – All students have different progress pace

Hello everyone, its Sreelakshmi here reporting the last class of week 1 of the Headstart Program. As always, I hope
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HP Day 6 –  All students have different progress pace

HP Day 5 – Tracking progress and minimal teaching intervention

Hello there- I have some exciting progress to report about Day 5 of the Headstart Program. Please read the previous posts
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HP Day 5 – Tracking progress and minimal teaching intervention

HP Day 4 – Self learning on Khan Academy

Hello again! Its Sreelakshmi reporting day 4 of the Headstart Program! If you haven’t yet, please read up about the
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HP Day 4 – Self learning on Khan Academy

HP Day 3 – Relating to a hero & familiarizing themselves with topics

Hello there, it’s Sreelakshmi reporting Day 3 of the Headstart Program. You can catch up with the program day wise here. Yesterday the students had focussed
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HP Day 3 – Relating to a hero & familiarizing themselves with topics

HP Day 2 – Selecting difficult chapters to study

Hello there, it’s Sreelakshmi again! If you haven’t read about the first day of the Headstart Program, I recommend you
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HP Day 2 – Selecting difficult chapters to study

HP Day 1 – Introductory Class: All you need to know about the Headstart Program!

Hello there, I am Sreelakshmi. I tutor students in Math and Science between grades 6 - 10. Today (9-4-2018), I began
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HP Day 1 – Introductory Class: All you need to know about the Headstart Program!

Listing yourself Online as a Tutor

Let’s face it, we can’t ignore the power of the internet. Everyday it is becoming more natural to download an
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Listing yourself Online as a Tutor

What a Tutor should and should not do?

Tutoring students is both a great responsibility and a rewarding experience. Very often the expectation you have from the job
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What a Tutor should and should not do?

Teaching Strategies to get Students on Track

Imagine a child learning to ride bike without training wheels and no help at all. It is likely that the
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Teaching Strategies to get Students on Track

Promoting a Growth Mindset with Educators

Having a growth mindset doesn’t just mean learning about the theory and leaving it at that. It’s a constant process.
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Promoting a Growth Mindset with Educators

What happens when you decide to be a Tutor?

Establishing yourself as a tutor The journey to be a well established tutor depends on various elements. Almost like making sure
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What happens when you decide to be a Tutor?

How to Read Student’s Interest and Emotions when Teaching?

Most communication is non-verbal. If you are going to be a tutor, understanding body language is very important. Why? Their body language can
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How to Read Student’s Interest and Emotions when Teaching?

Is Tutoring a Part Time or Full Time Job?

The benefits of a tutoring job often go beyond that of a regular part time job. While some people’s main
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Is Tutoring a Part Time or Full Time Job?

Are there Perfect Qualifications to be a Tutor?

Are there perfect qualifications to be a tutor? Are you making the right choice? Get to know some of the
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Are there Perfect Qualifications to be a Tutor?

8 Growth Mindset Strategies to Teach Your Students

“I’m not smart enough.” “It’s okay if I just pass.” “I’ll never understand math.” These are a sample of things you
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8 Growth Mindset Strategies to Teach Your Students

Are you Suited to be a Tutor?

Every person, at some point in their lives, wonders if they could be a teacher. Some pursue it while others
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Are you Suited to be a Tutor?

vAssess: A Simple Tool that helps Students race ahead

If you had a chance to see a bird’s eye view of what you learn in school, you’d realise that
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vAssess: A Simple Tool that helps Students race ahead

Vidyanext Smart Tuitions at Krackerjack Karnival Bangalore

Vidyanext Smart Tuitions at Krackerjack Karnival Bangalore The 12th edition of the Krackerjack Karnival in Bangalore was held on 7th &
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Vidyanext Smart Tuitions at Krackerjack Karnival Bangalore

Technology Powered Tutoring – A Saviour for Modern Students

With everything around us getting digitized – from shopping to consulting doctors – the education industry is not too far
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Technology Powered Tutoring – A Saviour for Modern Students

Pros and Cons of using Video as an Education Medium

The Teaching and education industry has seen a paradigm shift in the last few years. With the rise of technology,
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Pros and Cons of using Video as an Education Medium

5 Reasons why your Child needs Practice Driven Tutoring

Tutoring is largely different from classroom teaching. The child receives the attention he needs and the coaching methodology can vary
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5 Reasons why your Child needs Practice Driven Tutoring

The Secret to Confidence: Smart Practice & Great Tutors.

Before I tell you about all our surprises for this new academic year, let me ask you a question. When
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The Secret to Confidence: Smart Practice & Great Tutors.

5 Amazing Benefits of Participating in Extracurricular Activities

While all schools have subjects like physical training, music and dance as subjects in their school curriculum, not many parents
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5 Amazing Benefits of Participating in Extracurricular Activities

How to motivate children who procrastinate?

We all know of children who have the habit of procrastinating. We see them fail miserably at completing the task
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How to motivate children who procrastinate?

Vidyanext Launches the Parent Buddy App

“What is happening in my child’s tuitions?” “Is the tuition even helping my child’?” “Do I need to intervene in the learning
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Vidyanext Launches the Parent Buddy App

Mastering Magic Memory: Vidyanext & Memory science

How strange is it that we can remember the alphabets that we had learnt when we were kindergarten kids; however,
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Mastering Magic Memory: Vidyanext & Memory science

The Power of Spaced Repetition

“If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.” The above
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The Power of Spaced Repetition

Learning to Remember

Research on the science of memory and how to make it work for your child So much of what is expected
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Learning to Remember

Vidyanext Learning System Got Better!

Have you heard about the Vidyanext Learning System™ ? With a unique, personalized learning approach, Vidyanext uses Tutors + Tech
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Vidyanext Learning System Got Better!

Forever Young: Meet Aloysius, Tutor who thinks like a student & gets results

Aloysius is one of our most popular tutors. Once students see a demo, they almost always ask to be tutored
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Forever Young: Meet Aloysius, Tutor who thinks like a student & gets results

How can you help your child learn from mistakes?

We all fail from time to time! That can be hard for kids because they want to impress, and they want
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How can you help your child learn from mistakes?

Tips to Motivate Your Child to Practice

All children need to practice to get on the cricket team, to finish that R. D. Sharma with a time
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Tips to Motivate Your Child to Practice

Help your Child Concentrate

It seems as if the level of a child’s concentration is taking as serious a hit as the environment. It
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Help your Child Concentrate

Interview with Pournima Srivatsa – Vidyanext Tutor and Mistress of High Scores

This academic year, 2015-2016, Pournima Srivatsa’s students scored between 9 and 10 GPA in the CBSE exam. Her SSLC students
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Interview with Pournima Srivatsa – Vidyanext Tutor and Mistress of High Scores

How can you successfully help your child with homework?

For school children and their parents, a constant source of unease is Homework - How to finish in time? How
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How can you successfully help your child with homework?

Inquiry-based Learning. Nurturing the Curious Mind

Inquiry-based learning is a part of 21st century learning. It’s a way of showing children that there are many ways
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Inquiry-based Learning. Nurturing the Curious Mind

Getting Kids to take responsibility for their own studies

If you’re a working parent, you’re probably feeling the pressure of work demands as well as of disciplining your
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Getting Kids to take responsibility for their own studies

The secret to better marks is more emotion

We talk a lot about better teaching. But what exactly does it mean for a student? Good communication, better preparation
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The secret to better marks is more emotion

An interview with Mr. Shiv Kumar, Vidyanext tutor and visionary

Mr. Shiv Kumar has been teaching children as a home tutor since 1973. He believes that he is a born
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An interview with Mr. Shiv Kumar, Vidyanext tutor and visionary

How to ensure that your child is always employable

What does New Age, or 21st Century Learning look like? Today, educational systems are putting more emphasis on the FOUR
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How to ensure that your child is always employable

Choosing the right Tutor

Summer’s here and it’s time to dream of vacations, waking up late and summer activities. It’s also time to think
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Choosing the right Tutor

Can you help your child remember more?

Do you end up feeling frustrated after revising with your child for the nth time? It’s normal to feel that way.
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Can you help your child remember more?

Motivation: Saying “Well Done” instead of “Smart Girl”

We all know the importance of praise in parenting. But did you know that the kind of praise matters as
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Motivation: Saying “Well Done” instead of “Smart Girl”

Practice: How to do it right

If you’ve tried to study with your child, you’ve likely battled with cries of “Not again!” and “So boring!” Repetition,
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Practice: How to do it right

Do you know your child’s learning style?

If you’re overlooking your child’s ‘learning style’, you may actually be limiting his or her ability to do well in
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Do you know your child’s learning style?

Help your child stay engaged in learning

Phil Schlecty (1994), says students who are engaged exhibit three characteristics: They are attracted to their work, They persist in
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Help your child stay engaged in learning