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How can you learn with online tutorials?
Online Tutoring

Reasons to Get Online Tutorials During the Pandemic

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” - Mahatma Gandhi Online lessons, finding somewhere to do homework, connection issues, etc. During lockdowns and restrictions, it hasn’t been easy for students to keep up with their schooling and some are at risk of falling behind. During the […]

28 January 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How do you use Zoom for private tutorials?
Online Tutoring

Tips for Using Zoom for Online Tutorials

“Don't explain computers to laymen. Simpler to explain sex to a virgin.” - Robert A. Heinlein Computers and smartphones have become an essential part of our everyday lives. From useful to useless, apps can entertain us or make our lives easier. The must-have app of 2020 was Zoom. So how can you use this app […]

28 January 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Can you tutor from home during the pandemic?
Advice for Tutors

How to Teach Private Tutorials During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” - Andy Warhol The number of COVID-19 infections seems to be going up across the UK and the measures in place seem to be changing a lot. Certain areas are having stricter measures introduced. Nevertheless, students are back at schools and […]

16 October 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Make sure your school-aged child follows safety guidelines
School

COVID 19: Advice for Kids Returning to School

It used to be that students looked forward to going back to school, some with a measure of trepidation and others with outright glee. Neither of those emotions or any others along that spectrum had anything to do with a deadly virus stalking humanity. To say that times are different would be an understatement. These […]

25 September 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How do you become a webcam tutor?
Advice for Tutors

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 […]

20 March 2020 ∙ 6 minutes to read

watching the trends

Uncovering the Fundamentals of Cryptocurrency with a Personal Instructor

"Bitcoin is a technological tour de force." -Bill Gates Whether you agree with Bill Gates or not, it doesn't matter because it's BILL FREAKING GATES we're talking about and anything he says about technological trends is worth paying attention to. So, when Gates says that Bitcoin, or all other cryptocurrencies, are a tour de force, the tech […]

16 July 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

cryptocurrency and how it works

Learning New Things on YouTube: Identifying the Best Cryptocurrency Channels

"Cryptocurrency is such a powerful concept that it can almost overturn governments." -Charles Lee Whether you agree with it or not, cryptocurrency has been booming throughout the last decade and, in 2020, it soared to new heights. Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, etc., have intrigued people of all races, ages, and interests. Why's that? The big hype […]

16 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

the differences of cryptocurrency

Finding the Best Reading Resources to Learn More About Cryptocurrency

"Bitcoin will do to banks what email did to the postal indsutry." -Rick Falkvinge In a world with infinite possibilities and brilliant minds bursting with fantastic ideas, we are bound to have new inventions come about that change the way we think and do things regularly. Such as? Well, take the smartphone, for example. Ever […]

16 July 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Finding Out Where Persons Can Locate Cryptocurrency Learning Tools

"Paper money is going away and cryptocurrency is a far better way to transfer value than pieces of paper." -Elon Musk When revolutionary billionaires like Elon Musk and Bill Gates talk about the future and how civilisation will work, the world pays attention to what they have to say. Why's that? Both Musk and Gates […]

16 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Benefits of Playing Chess

There are so many benefits to playing chess that if you’re currently sitting on the fence wondering whether to try it or not, they should be enough to push you over. At the end of this article, if you aren’t convinced that chess is a brain game in the truest sense of the term, then […]

19 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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Skills that Kids Learn at Chess

As far as games go, chess has to be one of the most beneficial for kids. That isn’t to say that there is no educational value in Minecraft, but video games pale in comparison to board games when it comes to learning opportunities. Every game of chess is a strategic challenge to overcome, full of […]

19 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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How do you Win Chess in 2 Moves?

Chess is a game that can take anywhere from 5 minutes to 55, or even longer! It’s a board game that requires a lot of deliberation and problem-solving, so games can be drawn out sometimes and take up a whole morning or afternoon. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could taste victory in just two […]

19 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

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How do you Win Chess in 3 Moves?

If you want to prove to your friends that you're the king or queen of chess, then you’ll want to have some aces up your sleeve. One of the best ways to demonstrate your chess iq and prove that you know what you’re doing is to master one of the quick-win strategies. Yes, you read […]

19 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

How much do school counsellors earn?

Wages and Prospects for School Counsellors

“People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them.” - John Dos Passos School counsellors can work to help students with their mental or emotional wellbeing and their career and academic choices. Whether they work in a primary school, secondary school, college, sixth form, or university, they can be crucial in a lot of […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What do school counsellors do?

Objectives for School Counsellors

“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.” – Chinese Proverb Counselling can come in many shapes and forms, but when it comes to school counselling, it should always be about the children’s wellbeing first and foremost. The same is true for teachers and anyone else working in education. Whether it’s due to special […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Where can youth counsellors work?

Places for School Counsellors to Work

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” - Stephen R. Covey Saying a school counsellor works in schools oversimplifies the different roles school counsellors can do. Of course, they do tend to work in a school, but the type of school they work in can greatly […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What should you study to become a school counsellor?

Qualifications and Skills for School Counsellors

“Doors of the future are open to those who know how to push them.” - Coluche. School counselling is a challenging and rewarding career choice that will allow you to help and shape many young people’s lives. In this article, we’ll look at how to become a school counsellor, the qualifications you can get, the […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Indoor vs Outdoor Roller Skating

Summer is traditionally a time to be outdoors. Whether camping, hiking or just sitting in the park, abandoning the confines of our living spaces is made easier by summer's (mostly) fine weather. This year in particular, fleeing those confines will be especially sweet, won't it? The pandemic has caused us to rethink how we do […]

23 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Roller Skating vs Rollerblading

You've surely heard of the new trend sweeping Great Britain: rollerskating! Sales of roller skates have... not exactly skyrocketed but increased dramatically over the past few months, mainly because pandemic conditions have provoked ingenuity. Formerly active people, now housebound, cannot accept that a short walk outdoors is all that they're allowed; for them, there's got […]

23 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What Are the Rules of Rollerskating?

"No rules, just right!" - Outback Steakhouse This advertising slogan for the Aussie-themed American steakhouse capitalised on the success of the Crocodile Dundee film that had smashed worldwide box office records two years before. Opened in 1988, this restaurant chain hoped to convey that it imbued the film's renegade spirit through its (utterly conventional) menu […]

23 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

80s skates reflected the decade's bright sounds and colours

80s Roller Skating

If it seems like I've been lost in 'let's remember'... Billy Joel, Keeping the Faith For some, recalling the happiest times of their lives helps to keep them sane and balanced when times are stressful like they've been over the past year. For others, generally of younger generations, hearing about how things used to be […]

23 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Which Certifications Are Needed to Become a Russian Translator?

He who knows much sleeps little - Russian proverb Russian is the native language of over 150 million people around the world. Although it seems complicated, it is one of the most widely-spoken languages on the planet. More than 260 million people speak Russian; can you? If so, why not step into the world of […]

5 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Moscow's financial centre is just as picturesque as Red Square

What Steps to Take to Become a Russian Translator

When you're surrounded by roses, you take on their perfume - Russian proverb. Are you mad for everything Russian? Did you choose Russian language studies in school? Do you want to continue your studies for your future career as a Russian translator? Or are you of Russian origin and you would like to build a […]

4 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Is this sign correct? Only a Russian speaker would know

Where to Find Work as a Russian Translator

It's not the field that nourishes, but its cultivation - Russian proverb A European Commission study conducted by Eurobarometer indicates that the Russian language is a second language to 5% of the population. Granted, that a far cry from the percentage of people who speak English; still, Russian is a language actively taught in schools […]

3 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What are the Salaries and Careers of Russian Translators?

Falling is permitted... getting back up is a requirement - Russian proverb. Becoming a Russian translator is not hard to do, but it is not easy either. You will have to continue learning about Russian culture and study the language well to be a member of the thousands-strong brigade of translators employed around the world. […]

3 June 2021 ∙ 8 minutes to read

How do you become a better rapper?

Common Rap Errors

“Never become so involved with something that it blinds you. Never forget where you from; someone will remind you.” - DMX In 2020, rap and hip-hop music’s popularity increased drastically. Do you love rap and want to learn how to do it? Here are the 10 mistakes you have to avoid! When starting with any […]

6 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Which are the best American rap songs?

America’s Best Rap Songs

While the UK certainly has a rap scene, hip hop and rap began in the US. Nowadays, American hip hop charts all over the world. It’s difficult to pick the best rap songs as each of the greatest rappers has plenty of songs to choose from. However, certain rap songs are considered classics and should […]

6 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How can you learn to write slam poetry?

Becoming a Slam Poet

“Words are powerful. Words make a difference. They can create and destroy. They can open doors and close doors. Words can create illusion or magic, love or destruction. … All those things.” - R.M. Engelhardt Slam poetry is a lot like rap’s cousin as words are fundamental to slam poetry, but the presentation and delivery […]

5 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

Who are the best American rappers?

America’s Best Rappers

Rap is popular in the UK, but it’s nowhere near as popular as it is across the US. After all, the US is the home of rap and hip hop. DJ Kool Herc known as the Founder of Hip-Hop as he focused on the instrumental breaks and rhythmically spoke over them. Rap originated from African-American […]

5 June 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

staying on top of things

Determining the Quality of Life of Lawyers

"Doing what you like is freedom. Liking what you do is happiness." -Unknown Working a dead-end job that you hate is hugely demoralising and detrimental to a person's mental health. As humans, we like to engage ourselves more fully in activities that we enjoy. Therefore, to enthusiastically complete work tasks for our job, we need […]

9 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

passing law school

Studying to Become a Lawyer: How Many Years Will it Take?

"Law school taught me one thing: how to take two situations that are exactly the same and show how they are different." -Hart Pomerantz Whether we love it or hate it, we have to go to school during our formative years to acquire an education to prepare us for a successful future. Schooling at a […]

9 July 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

the workings of the lawyers

Getting Prepared for Law School: Knowing Which Qualifications are Required

"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." -Alexander Graham Bell No matter what you set off to accomplish in life, it is essential to state that preparation is fundamental. Why's that? Practice sets apart the good from the great. Those who regularly try their best to assemble and put things together in their […]

9 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

the career of law

Evaluating the Job of a Barrister or Solicitor in the UK

"A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with guns." -Mario Puzzo Depending on who you ask, lawyers can be described as blood-sucking parasites or real-life heroes who constantly look to help people and see justice served. The fact of the matter is that lawyers are essential in today's world, whether […]

9 July 2021 ∙ 7 minutes to read

What classes are there for retirees?

Classes for Retirees

“My best days in retirement are when I give back to the community.” Retirement is a great opportunity to study. A lot of retirees use this to enrol on courses or learn new skills. Whether you want to go back to school, change careers, or simply learn something you’ve always wanted to, you can make […]

7 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

What courses are there for senior citizens?

Types of Courses for Retirees

“Retire from your job, but never retire your mind.” There’s no age limit when it comes to learning. Every year, plenty of retirees return to classrooms and lecture halls. After years of work, retirement gives them the time to study exactly what they want to. With their newfound freedom, some retirees decide to travel whilst […]

6 June 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

How can retirees keep learning?

Going Back to School During Retirement

“Retirement is a time to enjoy the things you never could before.” More and more retirees are looking at going back to class through university courses, night classes, remote learning, or study groups. There are plenty of reasons to do this: learning new skills, retraining, making better use of your free time, etc. Education is […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Why should you study once you're retired?

Studying After 60

“Retirement isn’t the end of the road, but just a turn in the road.” Once you retire, you’ll have a lot more time for yourself. Why not make the most of this time by studying everything you’ve ever wanted to? After the end of their careers, many seniors choose to study either for fun or […]

28 May 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read