The Sherpa Blog

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

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How Online Tutoring Works for Students with Special Needs
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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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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Why you should consider becoming an online tutor
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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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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Online Safety for Parents and Children
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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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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Learning about Autism: Autism Awareness Month
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Hridika

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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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How to Build a Standout Professional Teacher Profile Online
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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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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What is Genetic Engineering?
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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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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New Partnership Announcement!
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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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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4 tips on how to create a student science blog
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Danielle Wirz

1 year ago

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
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