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There Are No Wrong Answers

"…of all the virtues related to intellectual functioning, the most passive is the virtue of...
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Technology: Educational Friend Or Foe?

Technology is both a blessing and a much underestimated curse for today's schoolchildren. In...
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How To Beat Procrastination With 3 Easy Steps

Many of us have a tendency to do an activity, anything other than work on that impending...
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Getting In The Correct Mindset

My daughter did her year 6 SAT's and she was so nervous. So I thought about the things I have...

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    I am a fully qualified, experienced and highly professional tutor in Economics and Business Studies available to meet the specific needs of students requiring individual and specialised help and assistance to achieve their desired grades.
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    I enjoy one to one teaching and have helped students gain confidence and enthusiasm in English and Maths. I have worked with students learning English as a Second Lagauge and helped them to undertake ESL Courses.
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    I'm a patient, dedicated and passionate tutor. I have also worked in professional journalism as a writer and producer, as a book editor and in human rights advocacy. I am also an experienced youth facilitator and workshop leader.
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    I am a fully qualified English teacher as well as an an experienced private tutor. My teaching style is fun, accessible and my students walk away with great grades and a renewed passion for the subject!
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    I have been teaching secondary for 25 years, tutoring for 22. I am a progressive dyslexia teacher, I encourage the pupil to gain better marks by setting a challenge to their ability, then taking them through it so that they become more confident.
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  • When (and when not) to hire a private tutor

    Barbara Njau Study Skills Tutor (South East London) Picture 42% of students in London have hired a private tutor at some point in their academic careers, according to a study by The Sutton Trust. Many state teachers report having worked at some point as a private tutor, and the private tuition industry is valued at £6 billion in the UK alone.    With...
  • Why You Should Put Down Your Smartphone

    Rumel Rahman Study Skills Tutor (South West London) Picture I recently finished reading an excellent book penned by one of my favourite physicists, Max Tegmark: Life 3.0. Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. The late cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, and futurist, Ray Kurzweil, referred to it as an introduction and guide to the most important...
  • A Growth Mindset

    Amira Berhili Study Skills Tutor (North West London) Picture Mindsets are schematic theories of intellectual ability held by individuals. This can be distinguished into two categories; growth mindset and fixed mindset (Carol Dweck, 2008). Those with a growth mindset tend to implement learning goals which focus on increasing knowledge and view effort as...

 

  • How Not To Forget Things Over The Summer

    Charlotte Ann Study Skills Tutor (Stoke-on-Trent) Picture As the summer holidays creep upon us, many students are likely to forget a whole load of important stuff throughout the six weeks! That is why I have written this article with some advice and tips on how to go into the new school year ready to pick up where you left off. The holidays are for...
  • Top Tips From A Tomato

    Sonia Price Study Skills Tutor (Canterbury) Picture Picture this: headache; eye strain; back ache; numb posterior and tingling feet; a pressure inside your skull, and the sure and certain knowledge that if you stop, even for a minute, you'll lose your train of thought and…and…the deadline's next week - but the brain fog…aargh! If that sounds...
  • Is 'Luck' A Matter Of Preparation And Opportunity?

    Karim Allidina Study Skills Tutor (Harrow) Picture Students who do well in exams tend to be the ones who have put in the time and effort to fill in their knowledge gaps. However, even for most capable and contentious students, just knowing your stuff is usually not going to be enough to get all those target grades unless they are exceptionally...