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Academia

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Acquiring the Basics of Maths Topics

"Math is the language of the universe. So the more equations you know, the more you can converse with the cosmos." -Neil deGrasse Tyson Do you like maths? Do you realise the importance of studying maths to secure a prosperous future? Have you grasped the most basic concepts of mathematics? Reviewing the basics of maths […]

15 February 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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A Guide To Being Safe Online

There’s no denying the internet is an excellent resource. A go-to source for entertainment, education, socialising amongst many other things. In fact, it’s actually easier to list the things you can’t find on the internet! However, as the late great Stan Lee once wrote for a Spiderman comic ‘with great power comes great responsibility’. With […]

15 February 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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What is Internet Safety?

Also known as cyber safety, internet safety is all about - yep, you guessed it - staying safe online. In this increasingly technologically reliant society we live in, it’s pretty much a given that most people will spend some time on the internet on a regular basis. As a result, it’s worth stopping to think […]

15 February 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Arts and Hobbies

Health and Fitness

Where can you find family yoga sessions in the UK?

Family Yoga around the UK

“It's not about being good at something. It's about being good to yourself.” - Anonymous Yoga is a great way to exercise and reconnect with yourself. It brings together the mind, body, and spirit. It aids relaxation, flexibility, and breathing. This is why you might be tempted to try it out as a family. Not […]

28 February 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How much do family yoga sessions cost?

The Cost of Family Yoga Sessions

“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” - Friedrich Nietzsche With Iyengar yoga, Kundalini yoga, dynamic yoga, and traditional yoga, there are tonnes of different types of yoga and something for everyone. However, you might want to share the benefits […]

28 February 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Why should kids do yoga?

Reasons to Do Yoga with Your Kids

"Inhale the future, exhale the past.” - Anonymous Yoga is becoming increasingly popular in the UK. With Hatha yoga, Ashtanga yoga, and traditional yoga, there’s something for everyone. There are between 300,000 and 460,000 people doing yoga in the UK. So many people are looking for a way to relax, recentre, and let go. Similarly, […]

28 February 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Languages

What are the best websites to learn French?

The Best Online Resources To Enrich Your French Lessons

There are two types of people in the world - those who learn enough to start a career or earn their degree and then drop any further formal learning. And then there are life-long French learners - perhaps just like you! - who are in possession of an agile, curious mind and are hungry for […]

3 April 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Discovering Paris is only exploring a tiny portion of France.

On Living in France and Learning French

We have to thank our King Henry V for instituting the passport system as we know it. He meant for such documents to permit his subjects identity and safe passage as they traveled through foreign lands and, more importantly, guarantee re entry into England after their sojourn abroad. Passports were not required to gain access to foreign […]

3 April 2020 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

How about moving to France to learn French?

Learn French in France

The French language has long called to you with its unique rhythm and melody. You bemoan the fact that your holidays in the south of France are never long enough. How keen you are to imbue yourself with the language and culture of that land! Suppose you have been taking French language courses for a […]

3 April 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Music

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How to Tell the Good Guitar Teachers from the Bad.

The question of how to find a guitar teacher may seem easy to answer. Someone who knows about classical guitar, blues guitar, or whatever styles of music you're interested in? Someone who is a guitar player with a knowledge of chord progressions, the fretboard, and rhythm guitar? These things may seem like enough - but […]

25 March 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Guitarist from Kiss

Some of The Greatest Guitar Players of All Time

As soon as you decide to learn the guitar, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with all the great guitarists who have come before you. Whether you’re a fan of classical, folk, rock, hard rock or funk music, each genre has its canon of great guitarists who have popularized it and propelled it forward. And, honestly, people […]

22 March 2020 ∙ 24 minutes reading time

Attract people when playing the guitar!

The Top 10 Guitar Songs for Charming Your Date

Are you new to playing the guitar? According to guitarists, there are many diverse reasons for learning to play guitar. Sorry to poke fun guys, but we know a lot of you learn in order to flirt with women. Don’t try to deny it! And maybe it’s even why you, our reader, a beginner guitarist […]

15 March 2020 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

Professional Development

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Behaviour Management Techniques that Work

Maybe you became a teacher or tutor because you love your subject and want to share your passion to the next generation. Maybe you joined up because you find kids inspiring and insightful and wanted to help them grow. Or maybe it was because you just loved the idea of teaching. Something you maybe hadn’t […]

30 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

children working together

Why is Behaviour Management Important?

When budding teachers apply and train for their work, they don’t always expect that behaviour management is the thing that they will spend most of their time doing. They feel like they are going into their profession to help kids learn, and to share their passion for their subject with the world. It’s either this […]

30 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

behaviour management in the classroom

Behaviour Management: Key Theories, Techniques, and Tips

There’s a lot to know in effective teaching. Sure, you’ve got to pin down your subject and study the curriculum – that’s a given. But there’s also all that admin to do, there’s the emotional support that you’re often required to give, and then there’s that thing called behaviour management. Behaviour management is perhaps the […]

30 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Tutoring

If you do not plan, you can not organize well

English Tutoring Jobs: How to Give English Lessons

There is a great deal of variety in the different types of English tutoring jobs available. The needs and expectation of ESL (English as a second language) learners in primary, secondary and tertiary education vary greatly, as well as the types of activities different aged learners will respond to. English teachers for University aged students […]

2 April 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Advertising your yoga classes is important.

Attracting Students to Your Yoga Classes

According to Roy Morgan polls, yoga is Australia's preferred cardio and core strength exercise — well over 2.2 million people participated in some form of yoga in 2017, and that number looks to be growing. That's potentially one in ten Australians searching the internet for yoga classes at any one time. Of course, this does […]

2 April 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

What are the advantages of learning online?

The Benefits of Online Tutoring

When it comes to helping struggling students, online tutors can work wonders. While necessary for some, and just a boost for others, it’s never been easier to find private tutors. Private tutors are a great way to help struggling students, give gifted students an edge, and help any student get ready for exams or learn a […]

2 April 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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