3 Note-Taking Tips for Back to School

3 Note-Taking Tips for Back to School

Note-taking can certainly be a tricky skill to master for any student, and taking good notes is something that needs to be practiced in order to perfect. Here at Tutor Doctor we know how important concise and comprehensive notes are when it comes to revising, studying and homework. That’s why we’ve come up with some tips for students so they can really hone their note taking skills. Discuss some of these strategies w

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  • 5 Christmas gift ideas for your kids that encourage learning

    Christmas is just around the corner, which means lots of last minute shopping for gifts. Often when buying for your children it’s easy to just opt for whatever might be on their list for Santa. Here at Tutor Doctor we know how important it is that some gifts encourage learning-in fact we bet our 5 Christmas present ideas will provide hours more fun and enjoyment for your child than the latest toy.

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  • Keep your child’s skills sharp over the Christmas break

    The Christmas holidays are almost here, which can often mean homework takes a back seat to celebrating. Even though a break is well-deserved, it’s also important that your child doesn’t lose any skills gained in the last academic term, especially as we all know how much hard work went into learning those skills.

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  • Help your teen de-stress

    Growing up isn’t easy, especially when you’re a teenager. With recent studies showing that 34% of teens experience moderate or severe stress (a large increase on previous figures), it’s certainly a growing area of concern for any parent. Here at Tutor Doctor we know that teenagers experience many pressures during these difficult years, which is why we’ve come up with some ways in which you can help your teen de-stres

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  • Tips to help get rid of exam anxiety

    Exams can be a huge source of anxiety for many children and teenagers. Not only can this stress have a considerable affect on your child’s performance, it can also make exams emotionally overwhelming and, in extreme cases, cause panic attacks or worse. Here at Tutor Doctor we believe that knowing how to cope with exam stress is a key part of education. Here are some tips on how your child can overcome anxiety and get

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  • 5 benefits of taking a gap year

    Taking a gap year can be an extremely enriching and transformative experience for students.  Yet, for many parents a gap year can be worrying and spark concerns that University will get put on hold or that degrees won’t be completed. However, this is rarely the case, especially as gap years are such inspiring and life changing experiences- it simply gives students a well-deserved break and some time to grow, mature a

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  • Anti-Bullying Week: Raising Awareness

    Anti-Bullying week is here (14- 18 November), which means it’s the perfect time to help those affected finally speak out. Shocking statistics have even revealed that over 1.5 million young people have been bullied within the past year, with a huge 19% saying they were bullied every day. This can be anything from verbal abuse, teasing, aggression or physical harm. Children are often too scared or embarrassed to talk t

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