How can a tutor help you master the GATE/ TAG?
During early education, one of the most important environmental factors that can help lead a child to later academic success is finding the proper level of introductory difficulty, pace, and stimulation. Different students will have different natural aptitudes: some will prefer reading exercises while others prefer math, and some will prefer visual data representations while others prefer to hear a teacher read aloud from a book. Identifying your student's learning preferences and tendencies can be an incredibly meaningful step toward making his or her educational experience as engaging and effective as possible. Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) programs, also referred to as Talented and Gifted (TAG) programs, are provided in some school systems as an opportunity to present different curricula and challenges to those students who demonstrate advanced aptitudes from an early age. Admittance into these programs can be determined with any one of a variety of elementary standardized tests, such as the CogAT, OLSAT, or NNAT, though many others may be offered, depending on your geographic location.
The quicker pace and increased difficulty of material presented is designed to keep students fascinated with academic concepts, where they may have become bored or disinterested in a class moving at a slower rate. If your child has been accepted into a GATE or TAG program, then there can be no doubt about the advanced nature of his or her cognition. Even so, the different ways that different subjects may appeal to your student may cause him or her to excel in one area, but struggle in another. Such discrepancies can be highlighted in a GATE or TAG curriculum, causing frustration that can lead to academic aversions and future difficulties simply based on this negative experience. If your child has demonstrated exceptional academic ability, but still struggles to completely master some of the concepts presented in his or her coursework, consider enlisting the help of an instructor. GATE/ TAG tutoring programs are designed to keep your student challenged in the areas in which he or she excels, while building foundations and strengthening conceptual understanding in those areas in which your child has difficulty. Private GATE/ TAG tutoring can provide a personalized environment, allowing your child to receive one-on-one instruction.
This individual attention removes the distractions and variables of a classroom education, allowing your child's tutor to focus exclusively on his or her needs. Your tutor can craft a targeted learning plan, specific to your child's interests, strengths, weaknesses, and learning style, allowing lessons to proceed in as effective and efficient a way as possible. With GATE/ TAG tutoring, your child can receive the advanced instruction and academic challenges that he or she craves, while gaining the crucial review and supplemental education that he or she needs to achieve well-rounded academic success. Even in GATE and TAG courses, the topics being taught are the mere fundamentals upon which future courses in high school and college will build.
Excelling in one area simply isn't enough it is critical to your child's future success that he or she master skills in all subjects covered in his or her GATE or TAG program. Varsity Tutors will work with you to connect you to a GATE/ TAG tutor who will be able to help your child succeed in advanced instruction. Tutors are available to meet in person or even face-to-face online. You get to choose the location, time, and frequency of your tutoring sessions. Everything is built around your wants and needs. For more information about the GATE/ TAG tutoring available in your area, contact our educational directors today. Our educational directors will help you connect with a friendly, knowledgeable, and professional GATE/ TAG tutor in your area.
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The student did great for his first interaction with the exam. It is evident that he understands the material but is just not familiar with the test and question types. The student will complete half of a full diagnostic exam on his own before next session."