Good tutors know their subject matter and do all they can to ensure their students are learning the material so that when they graduate from high school, they will be career-ready, college-prepared and able to contribute to society.
Other qualities of a good science tutor include being passionate about teaching effective, curriculum and standards-based science lessons, showing up for work early and helping their school excel.
Here are important qualities to expects:
- Engages students at a high level
- Knows students’ learning styles
- Brings science lessons to life with real-world applications
- Understands student sensitivities and differences
- Is committed to continual professional improvement
- Adjusts science lesson plans based on students’ assessment evaluations
Good science tutors make a commitment to keep their science education current by taking advantage of professional development opportunities.
In addition to training provided onsite and offsite at the school, consider getting Science Education graduate degree.
Highly effective science teachers will be just as committed to their own learning as to their students.
Understanding the latest instructional topics such as scientific misconceptions/alternative conceptions, logical-mathematical and scientific reasoning and motivation are among the benefits of personal development training.