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Can you really read a book a day?

Posted on: 26-05-2018

A very prominent surgeon at Johns Hopkins and an author to Think Big and other motivational books Ben Carson explained that for him to sail against the waves that were keeping him at the bottom of his class in academics, he needed to read at least two books a week. At times, you may ask yourself whether you can really read a book a day? It is perhaps possible to […]

There are so many reasons why it can make sense to become a supply teacher, and we’re going to guide you through some of the key advantages. Whether you’re looking for a career change or have just come out of university and are considering a career in education, here are a few reasons why you may want to get into supply teaching, also known as substitute teaching. Flexibility As a […]

Reading a book a week is a very good idea but it’s very difficult to do these days with so many aspects of everyday life taking its toll. It’s also a lot easier to kick back and watch a few YouTube videos, but you can’t deny the importance of reading and the major benefits that it can bring. It can make a huge impact on your overall health because you’re […]

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- […]