The Sherpa Blog

STEM, Education and Online Tutoring News from the Sherpa Team.

The Best Educational Netflix Shows, Broken Down by Subject

Undeniably, we all love a little binge-watching and can’t get enough of our streaming channels. Whether you are Netflix and chilling all evening or cramming in a few episodes on the bus or in

Sebastian Owen

3 days ago

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E-Learning
Netflix
Educational
5 Best Ways to use an Online Tutor Through the School Holidays

The summer holidays is the longest period that pupils are away from their teachers in the academic year. It is also the time period that their academic studies may jump the most / make the bi

Sebastian Owen

1 week ago

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Online Tutors
Maths Tutors
English Tutors
What to Expect on GCSE Results Day

GCSE Results Day is finally here, and many students are wondering what to expect. Did their hard work pay off? What if you didn't do as well as expected? It's natural to feel nervous, but it

Sebastian Owen

1 week ago

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GCSE and A-level Exams
A-level Choices
What is the Best Age to Learn a New Language?

Few people are lucky enough to have been raised with two languages and grow up speaking fluently in both. Growing up abroad or with multi-national parents can be a huge boost to language lear

Sebastian Owen

2 weeks ago

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Online Tutors
English as a Foreign Language
Learning a New Language
Which Subjects Should I Pick at A-level?

There is a lot to think about when deciding upon your A-level subjects. These choices will possibly influence what you end up studying at uni and for some readers, your career after that. The

Sebastian Owen

2 weeks ago

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GCSE and A-level Exams
A-level Choices
Top 8 Educational Activities in London for the School Holidays

The school summer holidays are just around the corner. That’s almost 2 months of downtime and a chance for some awesome trips out with the family. While you may not be going abroad this year

Sebastian Owen

4 weeks ago

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Educational
The Best Subjects to Teach Online

Just like their students, every teacher has a favourite subject. Some of them are childhood favourites that have stuck with them all along, some of them may be their favourite to teach becaus

Sebastian Owen

1 month ago

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Becoming a Tutor
Online Tutors
Maths and Physics
4 Reasons Why Your Child Should Study Over the Summer

A long Summer does not just create a pause in learning, it can also diminish any skills that have already been learnt. This refers to the common term “use it or lose it”. Without exam prepara

Sebastian Owen

1 month ago

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Online Tutors
Exam Prep
Revision
How to Make Your CV Stand Out - For Current Students

Applying for a job is always a constant worry; and it often begins with your Curriculum Vitae (CV). Such concerns are often associated with your CV layout and how to apply your educational an

Sebastian Owen

1 month ago

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Online Tutors
CV Help
Career Advice
Why Start an Online Tutoring Job?

For teachers looking for part time work, private online tutoring is the obvious choice. It is incredibly quick and easy to get set up and then the job can be completed around your existing sc

Sebastian Owen

1 month ago

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Teach Online
Become an Online Tutor
Online tutoring jobs
How Online Tutoring Works for Students with Special Needs

At Sherpa, we understand that every student’s tutoring preferences are different; and it may be difficult for some more than others to achieve these online. The coronavirus pandemic has forme

Sebastian Owen

1 month ago

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Online Tutors
E-Learning
SENCO
Why you should consider becoming an online tutor

Are you a teacher or a personal tutor? Do you enjoy helping people? Why haven’t you become an online tutor yet? There is a site out there for everyone to become an online tutor. Depending

Sebastian Owen

1 month ago

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Becoming a Tutor
Online Safety for Parents and Children

‘Screen time’ is always a constant worry around parents. People hear different advice from all over the place and parents each have their own set of rules. During the various lockdowns across

Sebastian Owen

3 months ago

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Read Around the Topic - GCSE Physics. Does the Big Bang Provide Enough Evidence for the Origins of the Universe?

How was our universe created? The secular perspective includes matter and subatomic particles coming together to expand and explode creating the universe. Others argue the non-secular theory

Sebastian Owen

3 months ago

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Learning about Autism: Autism Awareness Month

Autism is a condition which means a person’s brain works differently to other people’s and affects the way they experience the world around them.

Hridika

3 months ago

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