There is a widely held consensus amongst many educational professionals that autism is, in the main, a male condition. Whilst it is true that there are more boys with ASD diagnosis than girls it is not true that ASD is predominantly male. Autism does exist in females and we are now becoming more...
MCAD, the enzymeThere are four mitochondrial enzymes that are essential in the Beta-Oxidation Cycle. In this process, medium chain fatty acids, with lengths of four to fourteen carbon atoms, are broken down into Acetyl Co-A, a two-carbon molecule (1). The Acetyl Co-A can then join the TCA cycle,...
The word dyslexia literally means ‘difficulty with words’ which emphasises in simple terms the predominant features or characteristics of the disorder; namely, the existence of difficulties in the acquisition and development of language and literacy skills, including reading, spelling and...
Last week myself and another tutor held a forum with our students to decide which books we would choose to read. This is a difficult decision to make considering that everyone has such different tastes.
Before the forum, I had already thought to the two books that I wanted to read, which were...
In this article I will be demonstrating a possible approach to the poetry of Philip Larkin. I will also be demonstrating an approach to an unseen commentary on the poem 'Long Distance II' by Tony Harrison.
'Ritual in Philip Larkin's Collected Poems' The multifaceted nature of ritual, its...
'I'm rubbish at Maths' is one of the phrases I hear most often from prospective students. Many students, both young people and adults have a real fear of Maths. Here are some teaching strategies for taking the fear factor out of Maths.1. Make it fun - you are teaching Maths because you have a...
I thoroughly recommend this user-friendly, comprehensive guide to students planning to go to University.
It covers everything from time management to critical thinking and provides an excellent starting point to developing the independent approach required of university students.
Architecture is not about drafting is about adding intelligence in our everyday life....
The way architects work is now changing. Drawings are no longer the geometrical building representations only. The traditional CAD methods required nothing more that drafting lines on screen are in...
“Games are only for children or idiots!” was an opinion I met regularly when teaching English to businesspeople in Russia. Admittedly, few actually said that, but most of my adult students thought it to some degree. After all, the idea spending serious study time playing spot-the-difference or...
This IGCSE unit was fascinating. All the more so given that I knew little of the subject and suggested to the students we do the League of Nations, the Cold War or something I actually knew something about! Still, never one to shirk a challenge.. it was onward and upward - most appropriate with...
When there are only 3-4 weeks left until the actual 11+ exam, it is a good idea to consider moving from online test practice to paper-based...
Talk For Writing Across The Curriculum – A review
Whilst there may be nothing more important in education than developing children’s language...
I often describe physics as a minimalist subject. By this I mean that, compared with most disciplines, the student has relatively little to learn...
Scientists of all sorts use experiments, and a lot of scientific facts and theories are based on experiments - but why do we need...
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