Why Play?

If you have a look at my Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/carolstutoringwestlothian/) you will quickly realise that I highly value play as a tool in creating the right environment where children can learn.  This is not a new philosophy, indeed Plato stated that to keep children to their studies you should not use compulsion but instead useContinue reading “Why Play?”

What is Place Value?

Place value is the value of each digit in a number.  But what is the difference between a digit and a number? Well, a digit is a single number which forms part of bigger number whereas number is the collection of the group of digits.   So, if we take 563, the 5, 6 and 3Continue reading “What is Place Value?”

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!  Today we start the website and the blog.  But how exactly did I get into tutoring? Well, here is a little about me. I was born and raised in the Muirhouse in Edinburgh back in the 1980’s.  Have you seen Trainspotting?  Well that is where I am from.  It isn’t aContinue reading “The Journey Begins”