In this, the second of a three-part series on the essay-writing process, Daniel dives into his tips on note-taking. Whether you’re a mind-mapper or a bullet-pointer, the key is to use what works best for you and not to waste time focusing on the aesthetics of the notes (though colour will often help …).
In this in-depth piece, Daniel Dipper takes us through his tips for how to navigate the pressures of reading and time management in his first year at Oxford Uni. Applicable to all learners in terms of planning and preparation, learn a thing or two from Daniel’s action-packed first two terms.
Terry Tucker reviews an important work on study skills, reworking it to fit a student-led approach. Make use of this guidance to implement these successful study skills in your students … or for yourself!
Do you want to learn more about our Level 3 Qualification? Daniel Dipper, one of our first graduates from the Level 3 Qualification, gives his assessment of what he’s learnt from this course, including the power of community and the level of feedback he received from his cohort
In a time where resources and strategies for helping children through their disrupted studies are most precious, Linda guides us through simple steps we can all take to assist our school students. Watch out for the light-hearted videos at the bottom …
Oh, so you want a fun and fiendish maths puzzle to tease the brain? Look no further than Claire’s latest thoughts on the utility of maths puzzles in tutoring. Scroll to the bottom for Claire’s favourite new puzzle …
In part two of her introductory series, Hazel Barnett takes us through a detailed look at how exam access arrangements work in practice. With explanation and links for each step, this is the complete guide to how you can best provide for your student.
Sharpen is here to change the way students revise and engage in online tutoring sessions. Read on to find out why now is the time to make the switch, for you and your students.
Every time I finish a tutoring session, I come away feeling good about what I do …
From guest poster Camilla Dunhill: “To anyone working with early learners who is about to face two long, but essential, weeks stuck inside, my advice would be to get creative and get colouring!”