Joanna Boon

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Our tutor team here at Choice Home Tutoring has grown hugely over the past few years. We’re proud to be supporting more families than ever and our constant recruitment of excellent tutors allows us to keep doing so. If you’ve ever considered tutoring, then do drop us a message and we’ll be happy to discuss...
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To say that learning has been disrupted over the past couple of years would be an understatement. Hopefully, schools are now in a position to operate along normal lines once more and we can settle back into the expected pattern of an academic year. Here are five tips to help get learning back on track...
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The Christmas holiday gives many of us the opportunity to put on a family classic and fetch the popcorn. Writers of children’s films can be very clever at incorporating adult jokes into the script, hear are some of our favorites. Frozen Just after Arendelle has been flooded and everyone has to flee, Olaf says: “We’re...
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As we settle into the winter months, keeping students engaged in their education can become something of a challenge. Incorporating games and play can keep learning fun – but does it really have benefits? When we think of ‘play’ we’ll all do so in different ways. Some of us may remember games from our childhood,...
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What motivates students to learn? While the answer may differ between individuals, there are common threads that can be drawn upon. Maslow famously suggested a ‘hierarchy of needs’ in order for humans to flourish. Once our ‘basic needs’ have been met, we are more able to develop self esteem and then the self actualisation that...
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Now we’re through the disruption of the initial week back to school, here are our top tips for settling into the academic year ahead. These five suggestions are designed to help you make the most of what will hopefully be a more ‘normal’ academic year.   Get organised Many students don’t ‘get organised’ until later...
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Here are five suggestions to help you to keep learning going in a fun way over the summer holiday. They all assist in preventing the renowned ‘summer slide.’ Get in touch for more ideas or to work alongside one of our brilliant tutors to support your child’s education.   Find a summer project Taking on...
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This year has clearly been challenging for everyone – particularly children and young adults, as their lives have been majorly disrupted, their education messed around, and opportunities closed off. We hear that message a lot and it starts to sound rather hopeless, but it shouldn’t be! Children are surprisingly resilient and there’s a lot we...
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Here are six summer challenges to keep active and engaged this summer. They can be adapted across age ranges and are a great way to keep learning fresh after a particularly tough academic year. Remember, we’re always here to help!   Keep a travel log Staycations have been all the rage this year and have...
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As we come towards the end of another, rather strange, academic year, it’s important to be mindful of our wellbeing. Burnout impacts both teachers and students, especially with Teacher Assessed Grades being thrown into the mix. Here are five ways we can continue to look after our wellbeing in these final weeks:   Keep an...
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