August 31, 2015

We Review: EuroTalk Language Learning Apps

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    When people meet me now they are often surprised to hear that English wasn’t my first language. The first few years of my life were spent living with my Greek-speaking grandparents and my parents (Greek father, Turkish mother) who had not long arrived from Turkey. It might sound complicated and unusual unless you […]

Tutoring: What is Right for your Child?

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  Research shows that children in smaller classes, with more direct instruction, are 3 months more advanced than their peers when the learning curves begin to even out around Year 7 (5th grade). The child realises his or her own potential to learn and succeed in a smaller instruction group. The trick to effective learning, […]

When is it right to start talking to your child about money? (Plus £5 for every reader!)

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  Vanessa Cameron, Qwiddle founder, former banker and mum of three, shares her advice on teaching children about money. Larger Family Life readers can also receive a £5 credit when they open a Qwiddle account. Read on to find out more: You can often hear parents chatting about how much pocket money they give their […]

How to Encourage a Young Artist

  Whether your child has decided to start drawing cartoons, your friend is becoming an oil painting protégé or your sister is showing signs of being a super talented sculptor, you will want to encourage their new hobby. Having an artistic pursuit as an outlet improves the mood, aids mental development and encourages creativity in […]

How to Be Successful in an Online Learning Setup

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    If you are searching for an alternative method of learning, one of the most effective options is to enroll yourself in an online classroom. The good thing about this type of education is that there are so many choices available. You can take a two or four year course and receive a solid education […]

Factors to Think About When Choosing Your University

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    Choosing which university you are going to study at is a massive decision. It is no exaggeration to say the decision will shape your future. As well as the career path you go down, it will also determine the friends you make and perhaps where you will live for years to come. With […]