Today’s education is expanding in every aspect and coming to a turning point in its long-standing history. Sophisticated technologies are becoming a part of our everyday life to make it completely different from what it used to be 5 or 10 years ago and, likewise, the way we teach and learn is changing drastically as… Read more
Teachers, tutors, and parents of school-aged kids are no strangers to tuition and the growing hype around its newest form: online tutoring. But what are the benefits of online tutoring for kids, and how does it work? As the competition for places at leading schools and universities intensifies, the number of parents supplementing their children’s… Read more
Math can be a polarizing subject: the rigid formulas and complex problem-solving of mathematics are loved by some and loathed by others. But whether you love it or hate it, everyone needs to learn math at some point. And while there may not be an easy way to learn maths, there is a range of… Read more
First impressions are important, and for teachers, this is never truer than on the first day of class when introducing yourself. Your first-day new teacher introduction plays an important role in setting the tone for the whole semester, from encouraging students to speak up to getting them to learn in your classroom. If you’re wondering… Read more
A lot of the time, the straight and narrow way to do life (aka University) seems like it’ll end in an office doing a mundane job with boring people…right? Luckily, it’s not the case at all these days. As generations become more aware of the world around them, university degrees are starting to more and… Read more
Entering the world of University is an exciting time, with a lot of lessons to be learnt along the way – in and outside the classroom. Here are our handiest tips for someone about to dive into the world of study!
For a bunch of fairly unique and innovative people, New Zealand’s most popular degrees remain, well, kind of vanilla. We’ll give you three seconds to guess which degrees are the most popular….. Alright, got it? Okay, here we go…
We’ve all been there before…burning the midnight oil to get as much last-minute info crammed into our brains as humanly possible before a big test the next day. You’ll know from that experience that it doesn’t make you feel good, but it turns out that it doesn’t make you learn any better or retain information… Read more
In recent years, more and more students have opted to find a tutor in an effort to gain a competitive edge in their education. Instead of enrolling children in expensive schools, parents are seeing the advantages of hiring a private tutor. After all, they are beneficial for a wide range of situations, including helping average… Read more
Raise your hand if you’re guilty of setting a New Year’s resolution that you forgot about before summer finished…we see you. And we’ve all got our hands up, because it’s SO damn hard to stick to goals for yourself when work, family, day-to-day and our phones demand so much of our time.