Monthly Archives: December 2012

12 Days of Christmas: A dozen good reasons to choose Online Tutoring

Christmas time, mistletoe and…learning Online?! Before we sign off for the season of socks and over-indulgence, check out my 12 good reasons for choosing Online Tutoring. Twelve…Drummers Drumming: Banging the drum for the younger generation, Online Tutoring makes the most … Continue reading

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MOOCs – the future of Higher Ed?

A few months ago, I blogged about the emergence of a trend in top-tier standard education being delivered Online free to anyone with a decent Internet connection in the US. Now, it seems the phenomenon has made a dash across … Continue reading

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Top Tips: Coping With Exam Failure

It happens to the best of us, but knowing how to cope when you flunk an exam isn’t something that comes naturally to all. From the most insignificant test to the most important exam, the knock in confidence resulting from a bad … Continue reading

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Christmas gift dilemma: Apple (mac) for the teacher or not?

The end of term is finally in sight. And amid all the Christmas celebrations and festive fun is the vexing question about presents for teachers. Should teachers get presents? And if so, which teachers, and what to get them? If … Continue reading

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What are Academies?

By now, most of us will be aware of the sweeping changes to the education system as schools move outside of local authority control and towards becoming publicly funded state schools – academies. It’s understandable that many parents are still … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Movies Featuring Homework and Exams

Bet you never thought exams and homework could be funny, let alone cool? Well, I’m here to shatter your illusions as I count down my top ten moments in film history that put the myth to bed. Ok, I’ve stretched the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Excuses: Bad School Report

Few things in life are more scary than the trip back from school knowing you’re packing an explosive school report hot enough to have you grounded until the next millennium. If you’re unlucky enough to have the report sent directly … Continue reading

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Top Ten Excuses: Being late for School

Let’s face it, telling the truth when you turn up late for school is never going to wash with tetchy teachers. 90% of us are late because, well, our beds are just too warm and comfy but when you rock … Continue reading

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