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Before the lockdown, Set Impact invited our CEO Ismail to give a live product demo. Did you miss the video? Don’t worry — we’ve written up the highlights here.
One of the best things about working at Scoodle [https://scoodle.co.uk/] is having unlimited access to books (we’re big believers in learning and growing!). Here’s what we’ve been reading – and loving – this month. Atomic Habits by James Clear [https://www.amazon.co.uk/Atomic-Habits-Proven-Build-Break/dp/1847941834/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=atomic+habits&qid=1589710195&sr=8-1] "Atomic Habits helped me lose 25 kilos! It helped me to understand that habits are actually just our day-to-day proc
All Turtles [https://www.all-turtles.com/podcast/the-future-of-remote-learning-all-turtles-podcast-ep-81/] , a podcast on the entrepreneurs building the future, invited our CEO Ismail to share how Covid-19 has brought remote learning to the forefront of education. Here, he explains why he wants to help educators achieve rockstar status for the work they do. We’re helping educators win recognition > Now more than ever, we’re starting to realise how critical educators are to our existence as a so
We welcome fantastic educators from the UK’s top institutions to Scoodle every week. Here are 10 people who caught our attention this week (21 May). 1. Amir Azeez Tutor Score: 420 Amir Azeez [https://www.scoodle.cob.uk/tutors/amir-azeez] is a finance and actuarial professional with over 15 years of financial services experience. He teaches a range of subjects to accountancy, finance, actuarial and MBA students, and is also keen to teach maths to school students. 2. David Jablonka Tutor Score:
Smart, kind educators from the UK’s top institutions join Scoodle every week. Here are 10 people we think you’ll learn a lot from. 1. Emi K Tutor Score: 550 Emi K [https://scoodle.co.uk/tutors/emi-k] is a first-year medical student at the University of Nottingham, and she’s here to help! “Tutoring is one of my passions and I truly believe that with the right mentor a student's academic ability can improve immensely,” she says. So what’s special about Emi’s style of tutoring? It also includes t
There are so many amazing tutors to choose from on Scoodle. Where to start? These tutors have earned the highest Tutor Scores on the platform. Check them out! 1. Osama Aboukoura Osama Aboukoura [https://www.scoodle.co.uk/tutors/osama-aboukoura] has a first-class degree in Computer Science from King’s College London, plus experience in teaching Java and Python at a university level, as well as KS3 and GCSE Maths. He’s also a native speaker of Arabic. 2. Husain Mukadam “If you’re bright but easi
Education is evolving. We’re no longer in a world where going to school is just about getting a job (phew!). So where are we headed? Here are our five predictions for the future of education. 1. Educators = superstars Who do you think of when you hear the word ‘superstar’? Cristiano Ronaldo? Beyoncé? Right now, celebrity culture is thriving. But in the future, we’re going to see a new kind of celebrity. Meet the superstar educators — people with the charisma, talent and empathy to inspire thou
If you’re a tutor, the first thing you’ll see when you open the Scoodle app is the Me tab. In this guide, we show you why this feature is one of our favourites. What’s on the Me tab? Think of the Me tab as a window to your soul (well, almost 🙂). This is where you’ll find out what your profile looks like to students and parents who use Scoodle. The Me tab shows your: * Points: The more you engage with Scoodle, the more points you’ll have. * Response time (days): Treat this like a golf score
What do you get when you upgrade to Scoodle Pro? Read on to learn more. What is it? Scoodle Pro is a subscription service that helps tutors boost their search ranking and receive more messages from potential students. Why should I sign up? There are lots of benefits to having a Scoodle Pro account. * You’ll receive up to 10x more messages from students * Your Tutor Score (more on that here) will go up each week * It’ll be easier for students to find you through search * Our team will chec
Scoodle tutors receive two kinds of messages: standard (from students) and Scoodle Pro (led by students, who ask us to recommend tutors). We break down the differences between each one. What’s a Scoodle Pro message? We want to help students find the best tutors. So we ask students to fill out a form, where they tell us their criteria on price, location and subject, and opt in to ‘message similar tutors’. We then send Scoodle Pro tutors who fit those criteria a direct message on the student’s be
We’ve built a new feature called Tutor Score, which helps parents and students figure out who the best tutors are. So how can you boost your score? We’ve put together four tips for tutors. This is Tutor Score. It’s a badge attached to every tutor’s profile, showing how many points you’ve earned for creating a compelling profile and supporting students. There are four ways you can increase your score. 1. Build a great profile A great Tutor Score starts with a great profile. You can build one in
So you want to tutor with Scoodle. That’s great! Follow our step-by-step guide to creating a tutor profile and you’ll be booking lessons in no time. 1. Sign up for a free profile Sign up here [https://scoodle.co.uk/signup] and select the tutor option at the bottom of the list. Tell us your name and email address, and set a password. Then we’ll send you a welcome email, with a link to get verified. Click on it. 2. Verify your account To verify tutors, we take ID documents, education history, a
Is your school on mute? Feeling a little cooped up? Students, we got you. Countdown the top 10 teacher YouTube accounts with us. 10. Charles Coomber Half-Life: Alyx came out on 23 March. The next day, San Diego teacher Charles Coomber dropped a geometry lesson in the game. He uses greenhouse windows as a makeshift whiteboard. What’s not to love? 9. Brandon Shurter Science teacher Brandon Shurter has made a rap about the coronavirus outbreak. And it’s 🔥. Sample lyrics: Covid-19, yeah, it’s ser
Learn together Just because you’re not in the same room doesn’t mean you can’t learn together. Work in pairs or in small groups over Skype, so you don’t feel isolated. Ask your teachers for regular feedback. If you find yourself procrastinating, choose an accountability partner [https://www.developgoodhabits.com/accountability-partner/] – someone to check in and keep you on track with your goals. Use the power of sound Trying to study while your parents are on Zoom calls and your siblings are
To all the parents juggling homeschooling and Zoom calls, we salute you. We’ve scoured the web to find the best teachers for your children to learn from. 1. PE with Joe There’s a reason why “this is literally every PE teacher in the world's quarantine homework assignment”, as one comment says. PE with Joe is a brilliant new live series on YouTube, led by fitness expert Joe Wicks. It’s full of basic exercises that don’t need a lot of room. Check back at 9am for the latest content. 2. Natasha La