How online tutoring works

Recently, I’ve sent out quite a few emails explaining how I run my online tutoring work. Whilst I work on an in-depth explanation of how I run my online tutoring session- including a video demo- I thought I’d upload this infographic with the bare basics of how a typical online …

The Paraffin Paradox

The Scientific Method This week the topic of experiment and observations came up in several tutorials- which resulted in me pulling up my own infographic for the scientific method: For further information on the scientific method, I highly recommend reading the Wikipedia’s page which has a wealth of information. Application …

What makes a great educational system?

A very timely article appeared in the Economist today given the upcoming PISA results day on the 6th of this month.  “Learning from the world’s swottiest countries” – a review and discussion of Lucy Crehan’s new book based on research during her gap year from teaching science in a secondary …

This Cos Rhyme Rules!!!

I had a few minutes spare this morning and was inspired by a fellow tutors request for a Cos-rule song. So I had a play around and this is what I came up with. A little rhyme to try and help students recall the cos rule involving sides of a …

How to learn better

Good learning is a “bit-by-bit” activity which requires time- it is incredibly important to start learning as early as possible. In essence- cramming is to be avoided at all costs! Quite often we hold off until we “understand it all”; it is better to throw yourself into the cauldron and …