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How do you become a private webcam tutor?
Advice for Tutors

Follow these Useful Steps to Get Started as an Online Tutor

While private webcam tutorials have existed for a number of years now, some tutors still aren’t sure how to get started with teaching what they know to students! We’re here to help you get started with tutoring! More often than not, online tutors will find themselves teaching school pupils, either studying for a GCSE or […]

3 August 2020 ∙ 8 minutes to read

What are the benefits of teaching webcam tutorials?
Advice for Tutors

8 Reasons to Become an Online Tutor

What's Academic support over webcam? Teaching via webcam combines traditional aspects of teaching (exercises, lessons, revision, etc.) and being able to work from home. Thanks to digital technologies, you can reach students from all over the world as well as learn about new technologies. According to a 2015 Opinion Way survey, 6% of parents declared […]

20 March 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Make maths fun with the help of free and fun online resources such as games, tutorials, apps and podcasts
Maths

Learn Maths Online with a Tutor

A major international report has found that UK teenagers are falling behind their global peers when it comes to mathematical achievement. The UK mathematics curriculum, which has been criticised for being "a mile wide and an inch deep", may be to blame for this. But it is not only today's youngsters who aren't quite making the […]

20 March 2020 ∙ 19 minutes to read

What equipment should I use for online classes?
Advice for Tutors

How to Find Online Tutoring Jobs

You've read our tips for becoming a tutor and offering in-home tutorials. Your diary’s full, you’ve got different regular tutorials across various levels (primary through secondary), for different exams (GCSEs, A Levels), or to prepare those being tutored for university or college level study. But there’s a problem. What if something comes up and you have to […]

19 March 2020 ∙ 14 minutes to read

Find a great English tutor in Waterford

English is a wonderful school subject for many students in Waterford, and globally. Studying English exposes us to great works of literature, from poems to plays and great novels to films, all while helping us to learn how to write clearly and creatively. While studying English is a joy for many people, it can be […]

26 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

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Finding a maths grind in Waterford

Maths can be a difficult subject for students in Waterford, across Ireland and globally. Some struggle with specific areas, like algebra or trigonometry, and others find maths a challenge in general. If you find maths hard, don’t worry, we can help you! With the right Waterford maths tutors and grinds, you will be up to […]

26 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Even if you don't know many English words, practice writing every day

Struggling with writing or literature? Find an English tutor in Limerick

English can be a tricky subject for many students in Limerick, across Ireland and globally. Some may struggle with writing, grammar and spelling, and others may be confident writers, but struggle with the heavy literature elements of the Junior and Leaving Cert courses. That’s completely normal - with two three-hour exams for the Leaving Cert, […]

19 March 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How can you learn to code at home?

Teaching Yourself to Code

“Computers have memory but they don’t have memories.” - Anonymous Of all the languages in the world, programming languages are among the most commonly used despite relatively few people knowing them. Not know the first thing about JavaScript, PHP, object-oriented programming, or C? You’ve come to the right place. Most households in the UK possess at […]

28 January 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How can you create your first animation?

Getting Started with Animation

“First, think. Second, dream. Third, believe. And finally, dare.” - Walt Disney Do you dream of joining Disney or Pixar? Are you a huge fan of animation? Why not make an animation? The animation industry in the UK is doing rather well and whether it’s in films or games, animators are having a good time […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How do you get started with animation?

Animating for the First Time

Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, dreams are forever.” - Walt Disney Mickey Mouse is probably one of the most famous characters ever created. Disney’s mascot is recognisable all over the world. Similarly, characters like Simba, Ariel, and Elsa are also very popular. These characters define our childhoods and have inspired many to take […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What do you need to make animations?

The Tools for Animating

“To succeed, work hard, never give up and above all cherish a magnificent obsession.” - Walt Disney Arguably, animation has never been more popular. From the first Disney films to now, animation has come a long way! The number of animated films and animation studios seems to increase every year. Animation is everywhere from TV […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best animation programs?

Programs for Creating Animations

“Here is the world of imagination, hopes, and dreams. In this timeless land of enchantment, the age of chivalry, magic and make-believe are reborn - and fairy tales come true.” - Walt Disney Since 1934’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released, Disney has continued to grow and produce animated films that have inspired […]

22 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How do you become a private webcam tutor?

10 Best Excuses for Not Getting Homework Done

Have you ever stumbled to class, filled with dread and wondering how you're going to explain why you don't have any work to turn in? Surely most - if not all students have handed in a homework assignment late, at least a few times (or more!). Equally likely: just about every learner had no assignments […]

27 November 2020 ∙ 8 minutes to read

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World Science Day – November 10

"Science is simply the word we use to describe a method of organising our curiousity." -Tim Minchin Curious minds lead to innovative inventions. A feeding of that curiosity for today's youths is necessary to continue making the world a better place for years to come. The UK, and practically all countries around the globe, need […]

19 November 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Primary School Activities for World Science Day

"Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge." -Carl Sagan Quite rarely as beloved as physical education, the arts, and languages, science and technology subjects have a bad rep for being too complicated in comparison to other topics. Is that even true? While it is correct that sciences […]

19 November 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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What is World Science Day About?

"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world." -Louis Pasteur Albert Einstein. Marie Curie. Stephen Hawking. Nikola Tesla. Rosalind Franklin. Alexander Graham Bell. Benjamin Franklin. I better stop before I start to sound like a Billy Joel song! What do the very talented people mentioned above […]

19 November 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Not every yoga stretching pose is this intense

Top Yoga Poses to Improve Your Posture

Yoga is a light that, once lit, will never be extinguished. The more you practise, the stronger that flame becomes. - B.K.S Iyengar Today, our lifestyle is based on... not necessarily the best behaviours. To wit, we now suffer from a host of health problems because much of our lives is spent in front of […]

29 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Let a yoga instructor help you master the asanas

The Ten Best Yoga Poses for Your Abs

Yoga, as a lifestyle and philosophy, can be practised by all who aspire to because it belongs to all of humanity. - Shri K Pattabhi Jois This quote, by that famous yogi, goes on to say: "It is not the property of any group or individual, and can be accomplished by anyone, anywhere in the […]

29 January 2021 ∙ 9 minutes to read

The Most Effective Yoga Poses for the Upper Body

Yoga is music. the rhythm of the body, the music of the spirit and the harmony of the soul create a symphony. - Sri B.K.S Iyengar Nowadays, yoga weaves itself into our daily activities. The practice is becoming more democratic - more people of all ages are finding peace and vigour through yoga. Yoga is […]

29 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

The Best Yoga Poses for Strong Legs

Once the breath and the mind are still, the yogi attains fixity. - Hatha Yoga Pradipika II2 From the knees to the spinal column and across the haunches, powered by the breath, yoga is a discipline remarkable in its completeness. Depending on which poses one includes in their session, it is possible to improve one's […]

29 January 2021 ∙ 8 minutes to read

Written Cantonese vocabulary on page

Top Tips for Chinese Beginners: How to Write Cantonese Characters

You’d be amazed by how many times tutors of Cantonese hear the words, ‘oh but it’s impossible to write in Cantonese!’ – or words to that effect. It’s an incredibly common sentiment, that seems to distinguish learners of the Chinese languages – Mandarin and Cantonese, along with many more – from those of other languages. […]

13 October 2020 ∙ 9 minutes to read

How can you learn to write in Hindi?

Check out our Top Beginners Tips on How To Learn the Hindi Script

So you have decided to take the plunge and learn how to speak Hindi. You are eager to discover Indian culture and ready to immerse yourself in this Indo-European language. But of course, you can learn to speak Hindi - but you also need to learn to read and write it. So come and discover the […]

7 October 2020 ∙ 9 minutes to read

Modern Standard Arabic for children

Arabic for Kids: How to Get Them Started

Spoken by more than 4oo million people around the world, Arabic is 5th most spoken language worldwide, and is an official language in 26 countries, including Egypt, Morocco, and Lebanon. It holds great importance in Islam, and it is one of the most important languages to learn in the world today. And yet adults often […]

7 October 2020 ∙ 9 minutes to read

Young males are the target audience of Shonen Jump

The 20 Most Popular Japanese Manga Comic Books

Cool Japan, a Japanese cultural export concept, has given the broader world magnificent examples of such over the last couple of decades. Sake, sushi and J-Pop - including Tokyopop have all made their mark but the one facet of Japanese culture grabbing the most attention is manga. These graphic novels and their film counterpart, anime, […]

7 October 2020 ∙ 11 minutes to read

Which are the best songs to dance to?

Songs to Dance To

Have you had quite enough of sad songs? Why not turn to music that makes you want to get up and dance? Dancing is a great way to put you in a good mood. There are plenty of styles of dance like hip-hop, rock, salsa, waltz, tango, cha-cha, and Zumba for different styles of music like […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Which are the most romantic songs of all time?

The Most Romantic Songs Ever

Love is a recurring theme in music and has given us some of the most beautiful songs of all time. Love songs, regardless of the language they’re in, can make us feel a whole gamut of emotions. There are beautiful lyrics that remind us of the beauty of love, the tragic of heartbreak, or wistful nostalgia […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the happiest songs?

Feel-good Music

Sometimes life can get us down: stress, lack of sleep, daily problems, etc. can all make us unhappy. Fortunately, there are ways to make ourselves feel better and sometimes it's something as simple as listening to a song that we like or heading out for a walk or a dance. To start your day with a […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best songs to give me confidence?

Songs to Give You Confidence

A lack of self-confidence can be troublesome. Believing in yourself is a way to love yourself, overcome shyness, be brave enough to step out your comfort zone, and rid yourself of negative thoughts. However, it’s not easy. Fear of failure or of how other people perceive us can harm our self-confidence. Fortunately, songs can be […]

31 December 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

No need for binoculars to find clients for your coaching business!

How to Attract Clients to your Coaching Business and Improve People’s Lives

Congratulations! You’ve made it through coach training, become a member of the International Coach Federation. Do you think you are ready to help others turn their lives around now? That’s the rub, really. You could argue that there is a space for a coach in almost every aspect of one's life. Professional coaching Everyone can […]

16 September 2020 ∙ 8 minutes to read

What is the average salary for a private tutor?

What Salary Can You Expect As An Accountant?

As a base note, we will start by mentioning that the average UK salary is £27.271 a year (£39,476 in London). How does an accountants' salary measure up? Well, it's hard to say since the term accountant is so vague and could include so many different job titles. According to available data, accountants in the […]

14 July 2020 ∙ 13 minutes to read

acquiring the basics of maths

Intro to A Level Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking is offered as an A Level option at many sixth forms and colleges and is usually taken as an extra A Level, alongside three other subjects. This skills-based course allows you to focus on developing your ability to analyse, hypothesise and construct your own arguments. It’s not an A Level that simply tells […]

8 June 2020 ∙ 2 minutes to read

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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 […]

29 January 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Can you use Zoom for online tutorials?

The Pros and Cons of Tutoring with Zoom

“Humans are the reproductive organs of technology.” - Kevin Kelly While computers may never replace the human mind, they can definitely help us to share knowledge more effectively. This is especially true when it comes to online tutorials as learning from videos, streamed lessons, and online tutors are all becoming more popular. There are plenty […]

28 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How can you learn with online tutorials?

Reasons to Get Online Tutorials During the Pandemic

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” - Mahatma Gandhi Online lessons, finding somewhere to do homework, connection issues, etc. During lockdowns and restrictions, it hasn’t been easy for students to keep up with their schooling and some are at risk of falling behind. During the […]

28 January 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How can you stay focused during online tutorials?

How to Concentrate on Private Online Lessons

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” - Nelson Mandela During the Second World War, researcher Norman Mackworth created an experiment to test the vigilance of radar operators. The test, known as the Mackworth Clock, became a common test of vigilance and concentration over long periods. Vigilance decreases […]

28 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How can you help children to study during the pandemic?

Online Tutoring for Kids During the Pandemic

“Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.” - Richard Feynmann With the lockdowns and the restrictions due to COVID, some students have started to fall behind with their studies or struggle at school. Not every student is on track to get the grades they want or […]

28 January 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read