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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

8th May 2021

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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

27th April 2021

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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

23rd April 2021

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You Can Lead a Child to the Library, But You Can’t Make Them Read: How to Cultivate a Positive Attitude to Reading.

I’ll admit it, I was never a child who struggled with reading, I always loved it and I found it as easy as breathing. Even before I could read words I would make up stories verbally or with d

Vicky Loftus

30th March 2021

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6 Tips to teach pre-schooler children English as a second language

Teaching your children English as a second language can help create a wealth of opportunities for them in the future. The key to your child mastering a second language is to teach them at the

Lisa Butterworth

26th March 2021

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GCSE Chemistry - Crude Oil and Hydrocarbons, what is Crude Oil and how do we use it?

What is crude oil? What is it used for? How do you break crude oil into multiple factions? These are all questions that spring to mind when exploring fractional distillation and combustion.

Sebastian Owen

24th March 2021

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5 Tips for Your Child to Make The Most of The Return To School

5 useful tips that will ensure your child gets the most from returning to school. Use these tips to boost grades and use all of the resources available to them. Face-to-face teacher time is p

Sebastian Owen

19th March 2021

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How to Build a Standout Professional Teacher Profile Online

Your digital teacher profile is more important than ever right now. Schools and recruiters are spending more time researching online and interviewing candidates remotely. Whether you are acti

Sebastian Owen

19th March 2021

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What is Newton's Second Law? And How is Stopping Distant Effected?

Newton’s Second Law discusses the forces of momentum are dependent upon the net force acting upon the object and the mass of the object. If the force acting on the object increases, the acce

Sebastian Owen

12th March 2021

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What is Genetic Engineering?

Genetic Engineering focuses on the modifications of cells to enhance a species’ characteristics or to improve its quality of life. Be it a farmer cloning animals or doctors using insulin ba

Sebastian Owen

12th March 2021

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New Partnership Announcement!

Sherpa has teamed up with Teacheroo to offer all of its tutors an exclusive space to seek advice, support and a great chance to communicate with each other and share resources.

Sebastian Owen

4th March 2021

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What subject should I pick for A-levels? By a current AS student

The important part of picking a subject is thinking about what you enjoy. Remember, you’ll be stuck with it for two years! As you move up to higher education, the work you do is expected t

Sebastian Owen

4th March 2021

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4 tips on how to create a student science blog

Writing our own science blog has be an invaluable adventure so far with a plethora of learning experiences and growth opportunities. It is an adventure we would absolutely recommend to any sc

Danielle Wirz

15th February 2021

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Dealing with Dyslexia

According to the British Dyslexia Association, more than 7 million people in the UK and 15% of the world’s population are diagnosed with dyslexia. In the UK and most Western countries, studen

Karima Karagussova

12th February 2021

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Everything you need to know about students education 2021

In England, A-levels, AS levels and GCSE exams have been cancelled and teachers' estimated grades will be used instead. Unlike last year, A-level and GCSE students in England will be given gr

Hridika

8th February 2021

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Children's Mental Health Week

Children’s mental health week was highlighted to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. Mental health effects everyone so encouraging younger childr

Hridika

4th February 2021

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What is Natural Selection?

We’ve all heard of natural selection but what is it? Organisms are adapted to their environment, be it an eagle’s eyes observing its prey from long distances or a giraffe’s long neck reaching

Hridika

2nd February 2021

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What Type Of Learner Am I?

It is widely regarded that there are 4 different categories that people fall into in relation to their learning style. We have always known that people learn in different ways and often metho

Sebastian Owen

2nd December 2020

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10 GCSE revision tips to take you from a 1 to a 9

A revision timetable can add structure to your revision and help you identify which GCSE subjects you need to prioritise to get better marks. Creating a revision timetable is a great way to o

Sebastian Owen

2nd December 2020

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7 Revision Tips To Help Ace Your Exams

All exams can be scary for young people, especially GCSEs and A-levels, well they don’t need to be! Going into revision with a plan and solid idea of how you are going to revise can boost you

Sebastian Owen

25th November 2020

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5 Top tips on how to stay motivated when working from home and smash that to-do list

There’s no doubt that working remotely from home is even more challenging during Covid-19! There are the added distractions from other family members as well as the pandemic stress! We’ve cre

Hridika

19th November 2020

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Five Reasons To Get An Online Tutor At University

It’s common practice to have a Physics and Maths tutor to help get better GCSE grades when students are younger. During my time at school, I had an A-level philosophy tutor to help me underst

Ethan Carter

18th November 2020

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Who was Jean Piaget and how did he impact the classroom?

Jean Piaget, born 1896, was a Swiss psychologist well known for his work on child development. Piaget considered cognitive development as a process which occurs due to maturation and interact

Hridika

12th November 2020

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10 best free online educational resources for parents over lockdown

Need some educational inspiration over lockdown? Look no further this collection of sites will keep your kids entertained for hours.

Conor Hughes

10th November 2020

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Is Online Tutoring Effective?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, more students are being admitted to online tutoring platforms to catch up on their education. This raises questions about the effectiveness of online tutoring.

Ethan Carter

9th November 2020

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Top 5 Tips To Benefit Your First Online Tuition Lesson

If it's your first tutor lesson, here are the top 5 tips that will massively benefit your learning!

Ethan Carter

6th November 2020

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Beating COVID-19: Mental Health Support for Parents, Teachers and Children

The story this year has seen a restricted state of living due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The unusual and restricted way of living has caused an array of different emotions for people. The neg

Ethan Carter

4th November 2020

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Should I Get a Tutor During Exam Season Too?

The exam period is often a very confusing, stressful and lonely time for many pupils. Tuition during Exam time can be a lifeline for stressed teens.

Sebastian Owen

4th November 2020

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Six Tips To Make Online Learning Easier For Your Child Over Lockdown

After the news that the UK will be heading into its second lockdown of the year, lots of families will return to a seemingly familiar scenario of their children working from home again. Whils

Ethan Carter

2nd November 2020

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What are the Best Online Tutoring Websites?

Sherpa-Online, a new player into the game. Having only launched early 2020, Sherpa is well on its way to becoming a big name in the tutoring service industry.

Sebastian Owen

30th October 2020

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Booker Taliaferro Washington the American educator

Booker Taliaferro Washington was an American educator, author, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States.

Hridika

29th October 2020