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Coming up to exam time, effective study and revision practices are now more important than ever. A few weeks ago, we reviewed StudyBlue (click here to read our review). Essentially, StudyBlue is a free learning tool based around the use of student generated flashcards which could be used to create activities and quizzes for study and […]

The value of tutoring
13 May, 2015

A question that is often asked by parents is “how do I know if my child needs tutoring?” Parents can invest many thousands of dollars in their child’s education and want to know that their child will benefit and see improvement when working with a tutor. In our experience, there are several common situations where […]

Why should students make their own notes? As a teacher, there will be times when it is necessary to ask a student to read and take notes from their textbook or other sources. This serves multiple purposes: if completed before a lesson, it provides a foundation of understanding which will then be expanded upon in class; if completed after […]