About Mike Gould Maths Tutor
I am able to offer specialised mathematics tuition and revision boosters from SATs to GCSE for primary and secondary aged children and young adults. As a tutor with a calm approach I am able to take a step back, something that I have learn from my own experience as a parent.
At primary level by using games that make mathematics fun and more enjoyable for children. I believe mathematics must be linked to real life practical skills and situations like using money, weighing and measuring and telling the time.
At secondary level, I am able to work with young adolescents through difficult concepts like solving simultaneous equations, long division, the rules of indices and negative numbers or standard form. I can offer revision guidance and tips. In addition, I can direct learners to websites and applications (apps) that they can use to work independently to improve their mathematical skills.
I know how mathematics is taught in schools today and also how that differs from the ways that many parents learnt themselves: a frustration for many parents when helping with homework.
I am able to boost children’s self-esteem and confidence as I understand how children progress and develop their mathematic skills. If progression stops or falters I know where and how to look for difficulties and more importantly how to solve them.
I hold a current CRB enhanced clearance as a private tutor and through the college I work at.