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  • Exam Stress Busters
    Exam Stress Busters

    Exam stress is caused by that annoying voice in the back of your head that says you can’t possibly pass this exam. You’re going to fail, disappoint your parents and end up living in a cardboard box on the street. You know that’s unlikely, but the pressure ...

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  • How to get the best out of tutoring
    How to get the best out of tutoring

    Every student is different. Providing a personal tutor for your child will uncover the root causes of bad grades or unfulfilled potential. Good tutors will test your child to find the missing building blocks in their education and get a sense of their ...

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  • Let the Sunshine in
    Let the Sunshine in

    When you think of your kids and sunshine in the same sentence, do you automatically reach for the sun block, close the curtains and generally batten down the hatches? Exposure to the sun has been much maligned in recent decades and while you are acutely ...

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  • Typing spells the end of cursive writing
    Typing spells the end of cursive writing

    Remember practicing the endless pages of patterns and curls that culminated in cursive? I struggled to master many of the letters and longed for the simple lines of print. Cursive writing was traditionally introduced in the second grade and mastered in the ...

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  • Tips on Keeping Students Motivated
    Tips on Keeping Students Motivated

    A whopping two thirds of high school students say that they are bored at school every day. With large class sizes, teachers teach at a pace that reaches those in the middle, but is too slow for advanced students and too fast for those who are struggling. ...

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