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Tutorful's Top 5 Benefits of Homework

Tutorful's Top 5 Benefits of Homework

At Tutorful, we believe that setting homework can have some superb advantages and especially when a student is working with a 1-to-1 tutor. When it comes to private tuition, it is important to be able to track the progress being made, understanding that the extra lessons are working, or where they need to focus on next.

Michael H Michael H 5th Mar 2020
Best Maths Resources for 2020

Best Maths Resources for 2020

Students can quickly lose confidence in a subject like Maths where an answer is either right or wrong, doesn’t grab their attention, and can be difficult to relate to real life. We've put together this list of the best maths resources that can help change maths from a subject your child fears and dreads, to one they love and feel confident in.

Kirstan N Kirstan N 24th Feb 2020
How to Quickly Catch the Main Idea of a Book or an Article

How to Quickly Catch the Main Idea of a Book or an Article

Catching a book or article’s main idea is a crucial reading skill to master. Not to mention other important aspects like making a conclusion, understanding vocabulary in context, and finding the purpose of the author. Jane Evans outlines some techniques that will help you catch the main idea of a book quickly and accurately.

Michael H Michael H 14th Feb 2020
Best Singing Resources for 2020

Best Singing Resources for 2020

As learning to sing becomes more popular every year, we’ve done some exploring and found the best online resources for aspiring singers. Check out these apps, tools, and websites that can help you improve no matter what level you’re at.

Jessica T Jessica T 12th Feb 2020
Teaching For Different Learning Types

Teaching For Different Learning Types

Every student learns in a unique way. Each student will find various elements of learning challenging in different ways and at different times in their life. There is no one-size-fits-all way of teaching and so it is important that teachers and tutors understand the distinct types of learners they’re working with.

Michael H Michael H 18th Dec 2019
Top Tips to Re-engage Reluctant Learners

Top Tips to Re-engage Reluctant Learners

With more than 1,000,000 successful lessons taught through Tutorful, we like to think we know a thing or two about effective education. Here are Tutorful’s top four tips to re-engage reluctant learners.

Michael H Michael H 26th Nov 2019
Why is Tutoring Beneficial?

Why is Tutoring Beneficial?

With large class sizes and increased exam pressure, many parents are looking at the option of private tuition and considering how it will help their child. Whether you’re looking to support your child in a subject they’re struggling with, or to fulfil their potential by reaching the best possible grade, there are a wide range of benefits in hiring a private tutor.

Hannah C Hannah C 14th Nov 2019
8 Black Pioneers Who’ve Influenced Education

8 Black Pioneers Who’ve Influenced Education

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the contributions of people of colour. Throughout October, lots of organisations and institutions will recognise the work and efforts of significant black people across the world, throughout history and alive today. The work of these pioneers can often go overlooked or forgotten which is why Black History Month is an important time for everyone, regardless of race, to learn about the contributions they’ve made to society.

Michael H Michael H 15th Oct 2019
How To Become An Astronaut

How To Become An Astronaut

Did you know that the word Astronaut comes from the latin meaning of ‘Star Sailor’? For those that are keen to ‘sail’ the stars, here are some fun facts about the process of becoming an astronaut.

Michael H Michael H 8th Oct 2019