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

2 years 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

3 years 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

3 years ago

‘Screen time’ is always a constant worry around parents - especially when it's online. Parents & children can use these tips to draw their own plans for achieving online safety.
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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

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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. This isn't the case for everyone growing up, but it's a skill you can lea
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6 Tips to teach pre-schooler children English as a second language
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Lisa Butterworth

3 years 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

3 years ago

What is crude oil? What is it used for? How do you break crude oil into multiple fractions? 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

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years ago

The important part of picking a subject is thinking about what you enjoy. Remember, you’ll be stuck with it for two years!
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4 Tips on How to Create a Student Blog - and Why!
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Russell Kilgour

3 years ago

Writing your own blog can be an invaluable adventure with a plethora of learning and growth opportunities. Not to mention it will showcase your passion to universities and employers.
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