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Three keys to effective private tuition

Three key elements present themselves in the teaching profession. The first is enabling pupils...
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Coping with calculations

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5 Tips for UCAS

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Students T-Test in Biology

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    Henry Dingle GCSE English Tutor (Bristol) Picture I feel like I have something of a genuine revelation to make to you all in this article, for those of you working in education, with an interest in education, or both!   It is THE secret key for guaranteed success in all academic performance.   What makes it a revelation, as I am sure you will...
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    Pete Goodland A-level History Tutor (Sheffield) Picture This particular 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, I'm never one to shirk a challenge, so onwards and upwards it was -...
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    Pete Goodland A-level Expressive Arts Tutor (Sheffield) Picture Setting ? Let's go for 1963 Mod and Rockers. How about the Cuban Missile Crisis? 'Cuban what?' replied one ( Rosey wasn't studying history ). The bloke that's just died, retorted Ali. Oh, him with the cigar, shouted Jake. Guys, let's cut to the chase, I say. What about the show? The show,...
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    Juan Rezzuto A-level Music Tutor (West London) Picture Haydn Sonata XVI:4 - Moderato 1st movement Summary This is an early work which already depicts the traditional sonata form. With irregularly sized phrases and a long episode separating them in the exposition, it succeeds to exhibit an appropriate but particular presentation shape....
  • Useful idiomatic expressions for written work

    Isabelle Stevenson GCSE French Tutor (Tonbridge) Picture Here are a few popular expressions you might want to use in your oral or written GCSE/A level work (for bonus points!) :   *Ça vaut la peine / ça ne vaut pas la peine : it is (isn’t) worth it *Ça a piqué ma curiosité : it caught my attention *Tout est bien qui finit bien : all is well...
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    Lizzie Salter Autism Tutor (Bristol) Picture When talking about a spectrum condition such as Autism and Aspergers Syndrome, it is important to understand that personality, environment and other aspects affect the optimum ways to tutor on a 1-1 basis. This article has been written as a brief overview of the approach professionals can take...
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    Fletcher Nursing Tutor (Hemel Hempstead) Picture In my previous article called ‘The reasons some students hate mathematics’ I discussed that many students find maths difficult and demotivating because teachers and tutors teach them as numbers not as a language for communication. Therefore, if they are taught this way, students find them...
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    Jim Carlberg University Entrance Coach (East London) Picture The path to success is an overused phrase that is difficult to define. A lot of what is currently in that conversation is the route to university, and in recent years, places on competitive apprenticeships that potentially provide similar opportunities for professional development. Other routes...
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    Helder A-level Biology Tutor (North London) Picture Basic statistics and mathematical methods are increasingly becoming part of the biological syllabus. The field of ecology traditionally has drawn heavily from statistics. However, in the in the past 20 years that was been an explosion of data from the fields of genomics (analysis of the function...

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