The Sherpa Blog

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

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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

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Danielle Wirz

1 year 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

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Karima Karagussova

1 year 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

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Hridika

1 year 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

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Hridika

1 year 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

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Hridika

1 year 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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Revision
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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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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GCSE Revision
Exam Prep
E-Learning
GCSE and A-level Exams
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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

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Exam Prep
Revision
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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

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Hridika

1 year 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

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Ethan Carter

1 year 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

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Hridika

1 year 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.

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Conor Hughes

1 year 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.

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Ethan Carter

1 year ago

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Online Tutors
Benefits of Tuition
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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!

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Ethan Carter

1 year ago

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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

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Ethan Carter

1 year ago

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