Tips for tutors: helping a reluctant student

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Tutoring isn’t always straightforward. When a student is unhappy, you need to get to the root of what is making them unhappy or disillusioned, if you are to work with them through a problem and make progress. Academic success or failure is dependent on so many considerations, some of which arise from the students themselves,... Read more »

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Tips for tutors: Using Learning Maps

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Looking for some inspiration? Willing to try something new in your lessons? Many teachers and tutors have told us that they recommend Learning Maps (also known as Thinking Maps), so we thought that you may want to learn more. The purpose of this article is to explain what they are, why they are effective, explain the different... Read more »

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Why sleep is important to your child’s education

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Research indicates that many children in the UK are suffering from severe sleep deprivation, which has a knock-on effect on their concentration and performance at school. According to studies carried out by The Sleep Council, the statistics are staggering: one in three children aged between 12 and 16 sleeps between four and seven hours a... Read more »

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