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We're very excited to announce that you can now have online lessons directly on Scoodle. That's right, no more Zoom links or Google Meet codes. And best of all you don't need to do anything! Our team has been busy designing and bringing to life our latest feature so that your online tuition is as streamlined and hassle free as possible. Now, when the day of your lesson arrives, you can jump straight in and get learning. Simply head to your Lesson tab and find the link to your Online Lesson.
When it comes to finding a tutor for your child, options are abundant. It can be a bit of a minefield from decisions about online vs in-person lessons and the search to find someone with the right teaching style for your child’s individual needs. The benefits of private tuition, however, are endless. From improving grades and increasing your child’s confidence to building better study habits and catching up after an academically challenging year due to Covid-19. Our research highlights that a
Fancy becoming more creative, improving your memory and having a competitive edge when it comes to career opportunities? Learning another language has profound benefits and can be extremely rewarding, as well as doing wonders for your self-esteem. Scoodle’s tutor search base is teeming with language experts ranging from Arabic [https://scoodle.co.uk/tutors/in/arabic] to Italian [https://scoodle.co.uk/tutors/in/italian] and our tutors are more than happy to help you on your way to reaping the be
When it comes to the education of their children, parents want what is best for them. For some, this means sending them to a traditional school. For others, it means homeschooling. Elective home education (EHE) is growing in popularity- in fact, according to the House of Commons Home Education Report [https://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN05108/SN05108.pdf], the Office of the Schools Adjudicator (OSA) found that even prior to the pandemic, the number of children registered as
Intelligence quotient, or IQ, is in essence, a measure of one’s intelligence. The score represents an individuals ability to reason and make predictions from assimilating information- but is it still relevant today? Experts have been hesitant to fully embrace IQ scores as a means to ascertain intelligence as surely it is far too broad a concept to quantify with a single number. In this article, we will discuss what areas of intelligence the test measures, how an IQ score is calculated and the i
How hard are A Levels? If you’re worried about the GCSE to A Level transition don’t panic, Scoodle’s got some advice just for you. Firstly, congratulations on completing your GCSEs! Although you're moving on to the next stage, that's a massive accomplishment and you should revel in your success. Understandably, it can be quite daunting looking to the next academic year but it's also very exciting that you get to build on the foundations you’ve set at GCSE. Many students find A Level a challen
Is it time to consider education reform? What is the national curriculum? And is it really more comprehensive than self taught knowledge? Keep reading to get answers to these important questions! We all know that education is important but the current system in place can leave students questioning the prescribed syllabus which seems to have little application in the real world and omits some topics important to adult life. For example, I haven’t had to apply Pythagoras’ theorem since I walked
Described by the New York Times [https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/style/journaling-benefits.html] as ‘one of the most effective acts of self-care’ due to its low cost and accessible nature, it’s clear why journaling is a tool used by many. Whether it takes the form of a productivity journal or one centred on reflection and gratitude, the perks of writing for no one but yourself are myriad, from improved communication skills to better stress management. That’s why Scoodle has put together thi
From knowing what to ask at parents evening to keeping open lines of communication, Scoodle has got some top advice to ensure you parent teacher meeting goes as smoothly as possible. It’s that time of year again, parents evening, the prospect of which can be daunting for all parties involved. Yes, that’s students, parents and teachers included, believe it or not! Of course, there is great value to be gained from these meetings but naturally, consultation evening can be a source of anxiety fo
It’s easy to understand why some students resist homework. Similarly to you wanting to put your feet up after a hard day's work, your children have put in the hours at school and soon after the buzz of crowded corridors and long lunch queues fizzles out, they too, are exhausted. We know why homework is important, it’s a vital part of reinforcing your child’s learning, strengthening their study habits and ensuring they can execute tasks independently. That doesn't however, mean it makes your br
It has been said that time is the greatest equaliser. It is perishable, it can’t be kept nor can we work harder to earn more and once it's gone, it's gone. No matter how rich or successful you are, you are gifted only 24 hours a day. No more. No less. And that's the beauty of it. Of course, we all have our own bag of rocks to carry. Some bags are weightier than others and our paths are littered with hurdles of varying difficulty. But when it comes to arguably our most valuable asset, we are a
Memory like a sieve or a goldfish? You're not alone. Research suggests that most people think they've got a bad memory. This article contains 6 key tips to help improve your memory! So why is it that we feel our memories are weaker than we'd like? In most cases, by the time students are taught the curriculum, there's little time remaining for educators to explain how to actually commit all of this information to memory. Students simply aren't taught about knowledge retention, the functioning
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The physical benefits of taking up a new sport are obvious, but what impact could moving more have on our minds and productivity [https://scoodle.co.uk/blog/feeling-unproductive-find-out-why-music-is-important] ? As we enter 2022 many of us will have set out new years resolutions of frequent exercise, increased productivity and better academic performance. But what if getting fitter could actually help you become more productive and in turn, improve your grades? Well, I've got good news for you