Building A Home Schooling Curriculum: What Parents Of Teens Should Know
Nov10

Building A Home Schooling Curriculum: What Parents Of Teens Should Know

Deciding to homeschool your teenager is a monumental decision that carries its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. The linchpin of this alternative educational path is unquestionably the curriculum you choose to follow. Unlike traditional educational settings where the curriculum is predetermined and standardised, homeschooling gives parents the latitude to select from a vast array of subjects, styles, and pedagogical...

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How DO Home Educated Kids do GCSEs?
Oct18

How DO Home Educated Kids do GCSEs?

If you’re Home Educating your kids, at some point the question of exams inevitably comes up. Probably even more than the perennial ‘how do they socialise’ question, I get the “But how DO home educated kids do GCSEs”? When it comes time to prepare for these exams, many parents and students turn to services like UKWritings.com to help write an essay or understand complex topics, ensuring that...

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Montessori at Home: Creating a Playful and Educational Environment for Your Child
Mar07

Montessori at Home: Creating a Playful and Educational Environment for Your Child

Playing is a global children’s language. Children can engage with others, learn about their surroundings, and make discoveries via interactive play and educational toys. This is how they learn new ideas and acquire knowledge in enjoyable, engaging ways. Playful learning is frequently compared to Montessori pedagogy, and although there are many similarities between the two approaches, there are also some key distinctions. The...

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10 Innovative Tips To Use Technology In Children’s Education
Mar07

10 Innovative Tips To Use Technology In Children’s Education

As technology continues to weave its way into classrooms across the world, teachers must learn how to effectively use it for the benefit of their students. Recent research has demonstrated how profoundly technology can improve students’ academic performance. Not only are educational institutions using digital whiteboards, flipped classrooms, and Chromebooks- which are replacing textbooks – but also how teachers can be at...

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Exam Revision – What ARE the Best Ways to Revise
Mar06

Exam Revision – What ARE the Best Ways to Revise

One thing I never expected as a parent was to become an expert in All Things Exam. Want to know what are the best ways to revise? Pull up a chair. I’ve got you. Between 15 and 18 it feels like there’s just no let up in the relentless pursuit of exam grades (and the swing of the pre-, mid- and post-exam mood cycle…). Regular readers know I have four ‘kids’ – aged between 14 and 22, exams have been my...

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How to Build Trust With Your Tutor?
Feb21

How to Build Trust With Your Tutor?

Every new school year, teachers focus on how to provide support to students. They strive to also build good relationships with their students. That’s essential. Trusting relationships are vital to engaging students. Several factors play into this, too, such as the grade level of students and their years of experience.  However, some students find it challenging to build trust with their tutors. No wonder some students are...

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