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Simple Tricks To Boost Your Child's Maths

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Why Does Sense Of Place Matter?

'Changing Places' is an important topic in all the new A level geography syllabi and the concept...
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Studying Latin With, Or Despite, The CLC

Caecilius est in horto v amo, amas, amat: Latin tuition with – or despite! – the Cambridge Latin...
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Technology: Educational Friend Or Foe?

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  • Eleven Plus Advice - The Basics

    Rob Folkard 11+ exam Tutor (Harrow) Picture Eleven Plus Advice - The BasicsPlaces at Top Grammar Schools have now been seen as the Holy Grail of many parents. My sincere advice is to start the process early. Definitely by the start of Year 4 the process should begin. There are a set of disciplines that need to be thoroughly mastered in...
  • The Eleven Plus Process - The Costs

    Rob Folkard 11+ exam Tutor (Harrow) Picture The Eleven Plus Process - The Costs Parents serious about Eleven Plus success take the time to sit down and think about the costs involved. If successful there is a lot of money to be saved in the long run. The formula that I have personally used to get good results involved two sessions a...
  • How to Remember !

    Rob Folkard 11+ exam Tutor (Harrow) Picture How to remember ! Revise it after one hour You will remember it for one day.  Revise it again after one day You will remember it for one week Revise it again after one week You will remember it for the next month Revise it again after one month You should remember it for a year If you revise it...
  • Imaginative Play During Early Years Editor's Pick

    Neil Dunn Early Years Education Tutor (Enfield) Picture The question of what constitutes effective learning for early years children has been studied for hundreds of years and continues to be debated today. Imaginative play, also known as make-believe play, has a vital role in children's understanding of language and of their cognitive and social...
  • Effective Interventions For Dyslexic Learners

    Sharon Dheraj Dyslexia Tutor (North West London) Picture To explore the principles of effective instruction in order to design teaching for students with literacy difficulties. Action Research uses a practitioner based research which involves thinking about and reflecting on your own work (Mcniff, 2002, p.4). The aspects of this action research...
  • How to Master Double Entry Concept

    Bicky A-level Accounting Tutor (South West London) Picture Debits and credits make up financial accounting. Conventionally speaking!   Debits and Credits are like + & -. There are can’t be two pluses or two minuses. One has to be a plus and one has to be a minus to complete the equation.    There is a common misconception, whenever there is a...
  • The Fast Way for Completing Past Maths Papers

    Rami A-level Maths Tutor (Stockport) Picture If you are performing very well on past papers, you can try complete partial papers rather than full papers. In such a scenario, I prefer that students skip easy questions rather than attempt every question and waste valuable minutes, which add up to make many hours. Many of my students can...
  • How To Motivate A Student

    Vittorio B A-level Physics Tutor (West London) Picture A peaceful environment favors willingness and determination The ideal environment that every tutor should pursue is the one in which the student is serene, participating laboriously, doing a proper job and with passion. A quiet environment helps the student to learn more through his skills and...
  • Time Traveller's Guide to Maths Part 2

    Laurence Flood 11+ exam Tutor (Tonbridge) Picture Archaeologists have discovered a clay tablet from ancient Babylonia which contains very accurate trigonometric tables.The tables are so accurate that they may well have been used to help build the pyramids, Egyptian temples and even the fabled Hanging Gardens of Babylon.The clay tablet is more...
  • 5 BIG Reading Mistakes To Avoid As A Parent!

    Miralee Askew Early Years Education Tutor (Birmingham) Picture It's As Easy As ABC: The 5 BIG Mistakes To Avoid When Preparing Your Baby For Reading Success! "Many parents are unwittingly making avoidable mistakes when considering ways to prepare their child for reading success…save time, money, energy, peace of mind and your baby's potential by...

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