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Benefits You And Your Child Can Get From One-on-one Tutoring

1574R-0545AThe greatest thing a parent can give a child is good education. If there is one thing you can rely on in securing a bright future for your child, then it is probably education. Unfortunately, not every one of your children can be as bright as you expect them to be. Sometimes they need a little help. It is good if you take time to teach them yourself, but there could be some problems you may encounter by doing so. Most common is availability; you may not always be available when your child needs you the most. This could either be due to your working schedule or the loads of household work that needs to get done.

In order for you to cater to your child’s educational needs, you can always hire a personal tutor. There are many perks of hiring a personal tutor. Hiring one could be quite rewarding.

First off, one-on-one tutoring sessions are very flexible. You can choose your child’s schedule any time of the day as long as it is fine with the tutor. This is in contrast to group tutoring in which there is a designated time and place.

Another benefit of one-on-one tutoring is the focus that is being given to your child. In schools, your child would have to compete for the attention of the teacher but in private tutoring, your child is given the proper attention he or she needs.

The most important benefit that you and your child can get from a private tutor is that it can give your child an edge in school tests and effectively boost your child’s performance.

Tutoring can provide many benefits. Your child doesn’t have to leave the house to learn, learning will come directly to your child. What’s good is that the tutor can not only teach your child academically, the tutor can also help your child in personal development. The tutor can also take upon the role of a mentor and get involved with your child deeply.

There are two types of private tutoring, Home-based tutoring and online tutoring.

Trekking The Mountains At Rinjani National Park

Photograph courtesy of Angeli CPhotograph courtesy of Angeli C. Picazo (taken October 05, 2013)

From Senaru center, it took us 9 hours to finally reach Mt. Gunung Baro Jaru, the smaller volcano inside Mount Rinjani that was shrouded in fog. Senaru is the village where the Rinjani Trek Center starts. Local guided tours allow locals and tourists to visit Mount Rinjani and its surrounding forests.

I thought the trek to Mount Rinjani was easy because there were lots of female Italian tourists who joined us in the guided tour but as we went higher, it became steeper and steeper. Little did I know that the Italian group were professional mountain trekkers and used to climbing higher mountains.

As we travelled up the mountain, my legs were groaning with pain but I convinced myself and my partner that we could do it. I was very happy when the tour guide finally announced that we will stop for lunch. The lunch of fish and soup never tasted so good with freshly sliced pineapples for dessert. After an hour or two we were back again to the business of climbing Mount Rinjani and again it got steeper with those deadly rocky steps until we finally saw the peak.

The Fabulous Coastline Of Lombok, Indonesia – Still To Be Discovered By Tourists

Photograph courtesy of Angeli CPhotograph courtesy of Angeli C. Picazo (taken October 10, 2013)

The Indonesian island of Lombok does not receive the usual fanfare that its nearby neighbor Bali gets. Bali is Indonesia’s paradise but because it is highly advertised, tourists flock to the place making the prices of accommodations quite high in comparison to the scenic Lombok. The island of Lombok is not yet tarnished by souvenir shops and cocktail bars that has spread in Bali. Many Indonesians prefer to visit Lombok because the prices of hotels and food are cheaper but as soon as tourists discover the beauty of Lombok, it will likely be advertised as another version of Bali.

Hotels along Nusa Tenggara Barat Lombok Indonesia are not farmhouses but elaborate affairs equal to the standards of hotels in Bali. Convivial hosts will only be too willing to show off the other places of interest in the island. In Indonesia, Lombok means chili and there is no dearth for spicy foods with the fiery condiments since it is an indispensable ingredient in most of the local dishes. You have the choice though to request for the milder version.

In order to escape the crowds and laze around on the pristine beach, head off to the island’s southwest point. The roads are traversable and in good condition with no signs of traffic except for the typical public transport and rented cars that drive around the island.

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