ALL ABOUT ALDON TUTORING CENTRES ESSENDON
Your Satisfaction Is Our Priority
Welcome to Aldon Tutoring Centres, Essendon. This centre is owned and operated by Anna, a qualified teacher and her husband Tom who are both committed to helping your child achieve their true learning potential. With over 33 years experience, Anna has the knowledge and skills to make a real difference to your child's education. Anna has worked with a vast number of students from varying backgrounds and learning needs, including special needs students. Her role has varied from classroom teaching, intervention and extension work with children, to co-ordinating in the areas of literacy and numeracy. She has the knowledge and understanding in cutting edge educational research which has resulted in developing a tutoring centre that offers best teaching practice and learning in both literacy and numeracy. Her passion for learning and teaching is the reason why she owns and operates Aldon Tutoring Centres, Essendon. Her centre has been providing tutoring to students in the local community and surrounding suburbs for over 13 years.
“Working in an environment where it is possible to bring clarity to students learning on a daily basis is so rewarding. The Centre is conducive to learning because it is welcoming and warm, nurturing students learning by building confidence to ask questions and achieve desired learning goals all through one to one tuition”. Anna
Our team is committed to every student they tutor, focusing on improving their skill level and giving their students an exceptional tutoring experience our clients have come to expect. Please get in touch to learn more about our team, our company or for details about the services we provide.
OUR SUCCESS FORMULA
Students who attend Aldon Tutoring Centres Essendon, will benefit and be able to take advantage of our unique formulae for success that you will not find anywhere else. We’re not satisfied with our work until our clients are, and offer following to help ensure that satisfactions happens every time.
TESTING AND DIAGNOSIS
Teaching and learning
Our assessments are both formal and incidental so we can gather relevant information about student performance or progress, or to determine student interests to make judgments about their learning process. This encourages the understanding of our teaching as a formative process that evolves over time with feedback and input from students.
What makes assessment for learning effective is how well the information is used.
We work towards a cycle of continuous improvement.
Students and tutors use the information gained from assessment to determine their next teaching and learning steps.
Where appropriate parents can be kept informed of next plans for teaching and learning and the progress being made, so they can play an active role in their children’s learning.
Management use the information to support tutors and determine professional development needs
We provide affordable tutoring as we work with students in small groups which vary from 2 to 4 students in each session . This is NOT group tutoring as each students works on their own program and needs. We personalise each and every students learning plan by providing a diverse variety of educational programs, learning experiences, instructional approaches, and academic support strategies that are intended to address the distinct learning needs, interests, aspirations of individual students. Our "Personalized learning" approach is an alternative to “one-size-fits-all” approach used in schools where teachers may, for example, provide all students in a given course with the same type of instruction, the same assignments, and the same assessemnts with little variation or modification from student to student. Our goal is to make individuals learning needs the primary consideration in important educational and instructional decisions with in each group session..
INSPIRATION, MOTIVATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT
We love learning and we want our love of learning to be passed onto your child through our unique approach to tutoring
We are a role model for each student We aim to deliver our content with energy and enthusiasm each and every time. As a display of our motivation, our passion motivates your child. We make the content personal, showing why we are interested in the material.
We get to know our students. We aim to better tailor our instruction to the students’ concerns and backgrounds, demonstrating our personal interest in our young learners. We display a strong interest in students’ learning and a faith in their abilities.
We use examples freely. Many students want to be shown why a concept or technique is useful before they want to study it further. We constantly Inform students about how tutoring prepares them for future opportunities.
We use a variety of student-active teaching activities. These activities directly engage students in the material and give them opportunities to achieve a level of mastery.
We set realistic performance goals and help students achieve them by encouraging them to set their own reasonable goals. We design tasks that are appropriately challenging in view of the experience and aptitude of each student.
We are free with our praise and constructive in criticism. We help students understand that negative comments should pertain to particular performances, not the performer. We offer non judgmental feedback on students’ work, stress opportunities to improve and look for ways to stimulate advancement.
We giive our students as much control over their own education as possible. We discuss starting points at each lesson and encourage students to contribute to this decision. Informal assessment occurs at each session and in a variety of ways to ensure we are providing students with suitable delivery methods and enough practise to master content.
What We Provide
We offer english tutoring to student from prep upto VCE.
English tutoring for our primary students focus on developing literacy skills in reading, writing, spelling, grammar, punctuation, vocabulary development and much more. All lessons for our primary students are personalised and tailored to their individual needs.
English tutoring for students year 7 to 10 focuses on building confidence in the writing and communications area through improving spelling, comprehension, grammar and focusing on student's ability to structure essays. All lessons are personalized allowing focus to be on each student's point of need.
Year 10/12- Focus is on preparing students for their VCE exams.
The following essay structures are focused on :
Text Response and
Expository essay structures.
Students are given the opportunity to discuss, practice and get immediate feedback on their essays. Specific writing techniques are taught to empower students with knowledge and confidence in a warm, supportive and friendly environment where they are encouraged to develop confidence in their own writing abilities. Essay structures and techniques are broken down and practised in small sections before the whole essay is attempted or for those who need consolidation or extension techniques are fine tune and improved on what they already know. At Aldon Tutoring Centres Essendon, clients know exactly what to expect - professionalism, efficiency and exceptional results.
Math Prep to year 6
Once we have assessed your child, we establish their point of need. We work on improving times tables knowledge, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, time telling, worded problems. We provide students with techniques and strategies to make sure that each student has simple strategies to move away from using their fingers to work out basic problems. We do this using a variety of fun and engaging resources to ensure your child develops confidence. All lessons are personalised and tailored to your child's needs allowing focus to be on your child's point of needs
Maths Year 7 to VCE
After a brief discussion with your child we establish your child's point of need , whether it be extension, consolidation , intervention work or revision. All lessons are personalized with specific focus given to problematic areas, supporting students to bridge learning gaps, coping with content and allowing them to move forward in their maths class.
We tutor students from year 7 to year 12 in all the sciences. We ensure your child leaves each session with an understanding that gives them the knowledge and confidence to engage in class discussion, ask questions and improve in test results.
We offer tutoring in
Since its founding, Aldon Tutoring Centres Essendon has been one of the most trusted names in the industry. Come to us for this service and learn how we cater to the needs of each student, ensuring the results you need and deserve.
Our clients come from the following local schools
With customer satisfaction at the forefront of our business, we’re proud to showcase clients who have benefited from our services in the past. Learn about who we’ve served below, and get in touch with Aldon Tutoring Centres Essendon with any further questions.
ST COLUMBUS SECONDARY COLLEGE
ESSENDON PRIMARY SCHOOL
ST THERESE'S SCHOOL
LOWTHER HALL ANGLICAN GRAMMAR SCHOOL
ESSENDON NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL
BUCKLEY PARK COLLEGE
PENLEIGH AND ESSENDON GRAMMAR SCHOOL
ST VINCENT DE PAUL
ST JOHN BOSCO
ABERFELDIE PRIMARY SCHOOL
ST BERNARD'S COLLEGE
MOONEE PONDS PRIMARY SCHOOL
OUR LADY OF NATIVITY PRIMARY SCHOOL
SAINT MONICA'S PRIMARY SCHOOL
AVE MARIA COLLEGE
ROSEHILL SECONDARY COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
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TAILORED LEARNING TO INDIVIDUAL NEEDS
In the short amount of time my son has been attending Aldon Tutoring, we’ve seen a great improvement in English. Anna is really supportive and provides great guidance and challenge that has helped my son improve and gain confidence.
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