The Sherpa Blog

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

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

8 months ago

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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

8 months ago

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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

8 months ago

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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

8 months ago

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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

8 months ago

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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

8 months ago

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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

8 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

8 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

11 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

11 months ago

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