The Sherpa Blog

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

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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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Teach Online
Become an Online Tutor
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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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Becoming a Tutor
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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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Topical
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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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year 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.

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Hridika

1 year ago

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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

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Vicky Loftus

1 year ago

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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

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Lisa Butterworth

1 year 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.

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Sebastian Owen

1 year 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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year 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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year 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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year 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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year 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.

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Sebastian Owen

1 year 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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Educational
A-level Choices