The Sherpa Blog

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

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

3 months ago

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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

3 months ago

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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

4 months ago

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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

4 months ago

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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

4 months ago

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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

4 months ago

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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

4 months ago

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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

6 months ago

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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

6 months ago

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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

6 months ago

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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

7 months ago

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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

7 months ago

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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

7 months ago

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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

7 months ago

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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

7 months ago

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