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Should I Get a Tutor During Exam Season Too?

The exam period is often a very confusing, stressful and lonely time for many pupils. Tuition during Exam time can be a lifeline for stressed teens.

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Six Tips To Make Online Learning Easier For Your Child Over Lockdown

After the news that the UK will be heading into its second lockdown of the year, lots of families will return to a seemingly familiar scenario of their children working from home again. Whils

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Ethan Carter

1 year ago

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What are the Best Online Tutoring Websites?

Sherpa-Online, a new player into the game. Having only launched early 2020, Sherpa is well on its way to becoming a big name in the tutoring service industry.

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Booker Taliaferro Washington the American educator

Booker Taliaferro Washington was an American educator, author, and adviser to multiple presidents of the United States.

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Hridika

1 year ago

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What is Homeostasis and why is it important to maintain?

Living organisms from plants to puppies; need to maintain homeostasis constantly to properly grow, work, and survive. In general, homeostasis is essential for normal cell function and overall

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Hridika

1 year ago

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What Are The 5 Biggest Problems Faced In Online Tutoring? Solved

Not so long ago, Sherpa conducted research on the problems facing online tutoring. From the responses received, 82.1% were students and 17.9% were parents. 69.8% of the participants had used

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Ethan Carter

1 year ago

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When are the GCSE and A-level exams 2021? Everything you need to know about an unusual exam season!

The big question everyone is asking is when are GCSE and A-Level exams in 2021 taking place? There are a few areas to remember for this question. Firstly, students are back at school and are

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Hridika

1 year ago

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5 Things to Reflect on Before Hiring a Private Tutor

Since the pandemic began, online learning has become the new norm for many people. As a result, the online learning market has been growing at a rapid pace. In 2019, over a quarter of 11-16 y

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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Inspirational Black Pioneers Who Helped Shape Education

Over the last year, #BlackLivesMatter protests have made a very large political and social impact across the world. The group has sparked a commitment for organisations and individuals to edu

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Hridika

1 year ago

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How Do Colours Influence Learning? The Best 3 Colours To Change How You Learn

Be it stopping at a red traffic light or seeing something highlighted, the brain will trigger a response for the human body to react based on different colours. From this perspective, colours

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Ethan Carter

1 year ago

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How Online Learning Is Changing Education Due To Coronavirus

In February and March 2020, a global pandemic emerged which affected all industries. This includes the education sector which resulted in the closure of schools all around the world. Conseque

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Ethan Carter

1 year ago

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What is Online Tutoring and How Does it Work? The No-Nonsense Guide

Due to COVID-19, online learning has become the new norm for many people. More importantly, with many schools having been closed over the last year, parents have resorted to finding a tutor f

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Sebastian Owen

1 year ago

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3,000 Years Later, Tasmanian Devils are back on the Mainland of Australia

Over 3000 years ago, the Tasmanian Devil almost went extinct in the wild of Australia's mainland. However, numbers are now beginning to rise strongly.

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Conor Hughes

1 year ago

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A Sixth Mass Extinction Event is Well Underway; ‘David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet’

The knighted BBC broadcaster has been the tranquil voice of nature documentary narration since the beginning of, well, nature documentaries! Attenborough set off to explore the globe in his t

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Conor Hughes

1 year ago

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The Psychology Behind Productivity and its Effects on Mental Health

I’ll do it later. After I’ve watched this episode. After football training tomorrow. Everyone has at some point tried to avoid doing work.The big question is; why is it hard to stay productiv

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Conor Hughes

1 year ago

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