Online tutoring in NZ as part of a student’s back-to-school prep

How to Master Back-to-School Prep

Starting a new school year can be daunting for both parents and children. Feelings of anxiety and nervousness about what is to come ahead are all normal for a returning student. That is why it’s better to prepare before the beginning of the school year, addressing your child’s [...]
Student using a tuition service through laptop at home

What to Expect from a Good Tutoring Service

There are a lot of tutoring services out there, and this can make it hard to find the right one for your family. While different methods of learning work well for different students, there are some things that can be helpful no matter what your child’s learning style is. These [...]
Child studying in the park

School in Summer? The Benefits of Summer Holiday Learning

Summer is generally the longest period when a child is free from academic responsibility. However, dedicating just a small amount of time to summer holiday learning can have huge benefits that will help your child going into the school year. Keep reading to learn more about why [...]
Child holding a tablet for virtual one-on-one tutoring session

Preparing for Exam Season – Tips for Tackling Tests

Exam season is here! Before they can relax for the year, students have to pass their tests to see how much they have retained from the academic year. And while exams can be nerve-wracking, there are ways you can help your child tackle them with confidence. Whether by enrolling [...]
Father and son learning together in summertime

The Impacts of Summer Learning Loss

At the beginning of each year when students are returning to school, there is a noticeable decline in students’ knowledge of what they were learning before the summer break. Students’ scores are lower when they return to school, which means that teachers have to spend time [...]
Student developing a personal study plan

Tips to Develop a Personal Study Plan that Works

There are two main types of study, reversion for exams, and acquiring knowledge. Acquiring knowledge is normally done over a long period and your study plan will be for 2 or 3 sessions a week, of 20-40 minutes at a time. Revision study is much more intensive and is designed to [...]

Can you help Cressida?

Cressida Cowell was recently announced as the new Children’s Laureate.  Her books include How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizards of Once.  She has a ten-point plan for her two-year tenure: Read for the joy of it Access NEW books in schools, libraries and bookshops Have [...]

Who is better at Maths? Boys or Girls?

Here’s an old chestnut: boys are better at mathematics than girls. We have probably all heard it repeated a hundred times. Fortunately, it’s just plain wrong and statistics prove it. The Myth: Scientists have spent decades researching whether a mathematical ability is because of [...]

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