The Theory Behind ATAR

 With recent changes, ATAR and effectively the entire school system for years 10 to 12, is grounded in the theory of ‘the new taxonomy of education model’ by Robert Marzano. This model provides teachers the method to enhance student’s thinking skills through a process...

The Equation For An “A” In ATAR & OP Maths

Coming into senior school, with the huge jump in content, workload, and complexity, many students are left feeling overwhelmed…  Specifically, for those who choose to study Maths B and Maths C together, the sheer amount of mathematical practice and knowledge required...

The Ultimate Job For University Students

University can often feel like an “in-between” space in one’s life, where you’re not quite at the career you’d like, but also focusing strongly on making your way there. The frustration in this time is finding a good job that works well for you and your interests, paying you well, but which also allows you to maintain a healthy study schedule.

The Secret to Success at School: Holiday Study

At A Team Tuition we’ve noticed the portion of our clientele who tend to succeed academically are the students who don’t stop working just because schools out. I know, I can hear the groans and see the eyerolls already, nobody wants to work during their holidays, but the kicker is: a little work makes a LOT of difference. We also noticed that there were quite a few misconceptions about what these students do during the holidays and what benefits you can achieve.

How to Get an A in an EEI – Part 2

The first and foremost section to tackle in your report is the hypothesis. A hypothesis is an educated guess about the outcome of your experiment based on the independent variables. Your hypothesis should be based off a gap in the research that you have found. It is importance, when writing an EEI to distinguish between your hypothesis and a research question.

How to Get an A in an EEI – Part 1

The thought of writing an Extended Experimental Investigations (EEI) often sends shivers down science students’ spines every single year. Whether you’re Year 8 or Year 12, a scientific report can be an intimidating piece of assessment for students to undertake, all tutors know that. We see the stress firsthand from our clients and we noticed they often don’t know where to start their EEI or what to do for each of it’s section let alone how to get a good mark.