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Academia

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A Guide to Economics at High School Level

"Economics is too important to leave to Economist” - Steve Keen What Mr. Keen is saying, is that it would be wise if all of us could have a little bit of knowledge about economics considering it is intertwined with our everyday choices and activities. Taking economics classes as elective courses in high school can […]

03/20/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Everything You Need To Know About Middle School Biology Revision

Revisions are a necessary measure to retain everything you learn in middle school biology classes. It helps you do a quick recap of all the key concepts you are taught in biology lessons right before the exams. Biology can be interesting for curious, creative, and fun-loving middle school students. However, like any other subject, it […]

03/18/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Middle School Biology Lessons Revision: Grading Systems

Biology is often considered as one of the hardest subjects in middle school. It teaches complex processes and concepts – which can overwhelm students when revising their biology lessons before the exams. The best way to achieve a goal is by defining it. The more precise you are at specifying it, the better chance you […]

03/18/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Arts and Hobbies

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Bobby Flay: The Restaurateur

Born in New York City on December 10, 1964, Bobby Flay was raised in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan. His family is of Irish descent and Bobby himself was raised a Catholic while attending denominational schools. Throughout his career, Bobby Flay worked in various restaurants and eventually made his way onto the Food […]

03/19/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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Buddy Valastro Jr: Cake Boss

American celebrity chef Buddy Valastro is well-known for being the owner of Carlo’s Bakery as well as TLC’s beloved television series called Cake Boss. The show follows Buddy around as he goes around his workweek at his bakery where he makes beautiful and curated cakes for his clients. Since his rise to fame on the […]

03/19/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Giada Pamela De Laurentiis: The Italian Chef

Giada De Laurentiis is one of the well-known American celebrity chefs and also a mother who has a big presence on the Food Network. If you are a big fan of the Food Network, then you will probably know Giada from the numerous shows she has starred and hosted. Giada is well known for presenting […]

03/19/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Health and Fitness

How much do yoga lessons for kids cost?

The Cost of Yoga Classes for Kids

“Yoga does not just change the way we see things, it transforms the person who sees.” - B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga is known all over the world and is becoming increasingly popular. Be it letting go, working on your flexibility, or finding inner peace, there are many benefits to doing yoga. Similarly, anyone can enjoy these […]

02/28/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Can kids do yoga?

Doing Yoga with Your Family

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” - Margaret Mead Yoga is a great way for parents to share something with their children. But that’s not all! There are also tonnes of other benefits of doing yoga. They’re all good reasons to start doing asanas and breathing exercising with your kids. After […]

02/28/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Where can you find family yoga sessions in the UK?

Family Yoga around the UK

“It's not about being good at something. It's about being good to yourself.” - Anonymous Yoga is a great way to exercise and reconnect with yourself. It brings together the mind, body, and spirit. It aids relaxation, flexibility, and breathing. This is why you might be tempted to try it out as a family. Not […]

02/28/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Languages

Practising with native speakers should be a part of your smart goals

Motivation: The Science Behind SMART Goals

Though not a hard and fast rule, generally, when someone sets out to learn a language, they have a reason for doing so. These days, more often than not, one learns foreign languages for professional reasons. Less frequently, people will study a language because they have a familial connection to it; maybe their ancestors came […]

02/28/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Which are Tokyo's best restaurants?

Restaurants and Cafés in Tokyo

If you’re travelling to Japan, you’re probably going to spend some time in the capital, Tokyo. Japan’s capital city is full of great things to see and do from Japanese temples and eating sushi to things for fans of manga and anime. To get the most out of Tokyo, you’d need to spend weeks there […]

02/02/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Which are the best museums in Tokyo?

Museums in Tokyo

If you’re travelling to a big city like Tokyo, you should learn more about the cultural heritage of Japan. Like many other capitals around the world, Tokyo is home to plenty of museums where you can learn more about the history of Japan. From contemporary art to historical artefacts, Tokyo has tonnes of places where […]

02/02/2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Music

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What is the Best Equipment for Violinists?

When asked about what makes him happy, Albert Einstein once said, 'a table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy...?' Unbeknown to most public knowledge, the most respected academic of the 20th Century had a passion for classical music and often relied on musical […]

03/24/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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How to Find Your Ideal Violin Teacher

Learning something new, whether that be for future employment or simply to explore a new hobby; it takes perseverance, dedication, resilience and an undying level of commitment. Malcolm Gladwell, the well-known author of the book Outliers and Talking to Strangers, had in the past coined the idea that to develop mastery within any area, a […]

03/24/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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The Cost of Violin Lessons in the USA

Most of us at some point in our lives have felt a strong inclination to explore a new hobby. It can stem from an early age or it can reach us much later; what we do know is exploring such passions can lead to personal fulfillment and a sense of self-satisfaction. It can often be […]

03/24/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Professional Development

Tutoring

How do you prepare webcam tutorials?

How to Organise Online Tuition via Webcam

Unlike what you might first think, tutoring students remotely isn’t that different to teaching them one to one! While there are plenty of advantages to this type of class (saving money on transportation, flexible hours, etc.), you still have to help your student to progress through regular academic support. Whether you’re helping them with an […]

03/20/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How do you become a webcam tutor?

How to Tutor Online via Webcam

Since a lot of parents struggle to find a tutor in their local area, many are finding webcam tutors. Did you know that you can offer webcam tutorials on Superprof? All you have to do is say on your profile that you offer webcam tutorials and students from around the country will see it. Without […]

03/20/2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Students learn well from online tutors

Online Tutoring: Where to Start

According to a report published in The Daily Telegraph, a whopping 72% of students in the UK have had private tutoring in preparation for their Common Entrance Exam. A survey done for the Sutton Trust discloses that 24% of all students in Britain have benefited from one on one tutoring at some point during their […]

03/20/2020 ∙ 16 minutes reading time

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What is the Superprof Blog?

The Superprof Blog is a reference site for teachers, tutors and students across 28 countries.

What is the purpose of this media channel?

The purpose of the Superprof Blog is to foster knowledge sharing. We guide/advise learners in over 20 disciplines (academia, music, sport, art and leisure, etc).

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