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Benefits of teaching as a career

Posted on: 20-10-2017

Teaching can be an extremely rewarding job, and with each day offering you something different, this career is sure to keep you on your toes. There are always pros and cons to every job, so we have broken it down to help you out: Positives: – Each day is different, so you will never get board as a teacher, no matter what year group you decide to teach. – Good […]

Marking has to be the job teacher like least. Not just because the work is fairly tedious, but because it is something teachers are expected to do outside of work, and even though they are getting paid for it, it can be difficult to stay motivated and keep on top of things. We of course want to be clear and say that it’s no excuse for a professional teacher to […]

Starting university is a massive achievement, and that’s why it is so important to be prepared for the start of the course. Most university courses will send you information regarding the content of each module, this may include recommended reading and also compulsory reading materials. Having a student load is extremely helpful, however with rent to pay and a few drinks too, money can disappear fast. New academic books don’t […]

Top 3 thriller books of 2017

Posted on: 22-07-2017

If you got some scare reading the thrillers last year, get ready, as it seems that the new thrillers of 2017 are bound to scare you even more. Just reading through the synopses of these thriller novels gives me goose bumps. Here are some of the best thriller books so far this year: The Sleepwalker by Chris Bohjalian- This is the story of Annalee Ahlberg, who vanished from bed during […]

Paper book verse kindle

Posted on: 24-06-2017

Many of us love to read novels, but as technology has prevailed the use of paper books has reduced. When it comes to paper books verses kindle reading, the answer really is the preference of the reader. Kindles allow you to carry numerous novels around with you within one light device, whereas paper books can be large and heavy if carrying more than one. Kindles do require charging, however the […]

Writing is a great way to bring out your creative side and provides you with an escape from reality. There are so many benefits for writing your own story, even if it doesn’t get published. If you enjoy reading and have been inspired by other writers, you must try and give it a go yourself. Begin by writing notes and ideas down, these ideas do not have to match or […]

The Top Three Horror Books of 2017

Posted on: 17-04-2017

If you enjoy reading Horror stories you will love these top three of 2017: 1. Anno Dracula 1899 and Other Stories- Written by Kim Newman, not only is he an author, but he is also a well-known movie-critic and journalist. This book is a collection of short horror stories. Some of them have well known characters in them such as: Frankenstein’s monster and Jack the Ripper. 2. The Speckled God- […]

Outdoor classes may include simple activities like observing the environment or even visiting different workplaces to get a picture of life after school. There are numerous benefits of taking your classroom outdoors. Changing the learning environment makes the learners be more actively involved in the lesson, and this may lead to the students developing an interest in the subject. During outdoor classes, pupils are grouped and given different roles; this […]

Benefits of joining a book club

Posted on: 22-01-2017

A book club is a forum where people meet to read and discuss books. Book clubs do not only involve reading amazing books, but also they have vast benefits to their members. Book clubs provide an amazing opportunity to meet new people, learn about them and make friends. Being friends with people whom you share common interests helps you to freely express your emotions, which can be a great way […]

With technology taking over, education has jumped on boards and merged the two, learning online from your smartphone via an interactive App is a great new way to learn. Getting the time to attend classroom style classes during your busy working lifestyle is unrealistic, that’s why getting a simple App on your phone is so useful. The App can be used at any time you are free and want to […]