Vicky Chilton, Author at Homeschooling

Articles by Vicky Chilton

Science

Women Who Have Made Their Mark On Science And Technology

Six women, past and present, who have contributed to scientific and technological advancements in their respective fields.


Freethinking

What Is Freethinking?

In a world where we are exposed to a myriad of influences and sources of information in our daily lives, freethinking is perhaps, more than ever, a really important concept for us to grasp.


Sugar

8 Sweet Facts About Sugar

Some of the earliest references to sugarcane have been found in Chinese manuscripts dating back to the 8th century BC, stating that its use originated in India.


Tourism

Tourism Trends To Watch Out For Next Year

Even if there is to be a pause in the regrowth of tourism, it is likely that in time it will begin again, such is our collective wish to go abroad.


Astronomers

5 Astronomers Who Shaped Our Understanding Of Space

We live in exciting times for space exploration; in recent months astronomers have spotted a giant ‘blinking’ star 100 times the size of the sun near the heart of the Milky Way, and 29 potentially habitable planets with suitable positions to witness an Earth transit. Space travel has also gained high-profile interest from business leaders […]


Blended Learning

What Is Blended Learning?

Research suggests that Blended Learning increases the effectiveness and efficiency of meaningful learning experiences.


Mental Health

Mental Health Tips for Online Students

It’s important to make time in your busy schedule to tend to your mental health. After all, we’re human beings, not doings.


Distance learning

6 Reasons Distance Learning Could be For You

Distance learning gives you the flexibility to fit studies around your responsibilities and your family’s needs, in your own time.


Einstein

Einstein: 5 Inspirational Quotes for World Pi Day

Einstein’s thought-provoking quotes on education still inspire us today. Here are 5 of his best…


Twitter

Twitter Accounts to Learn From

Looking for a daily fix of learning, from History to Psychology? These are my top 5 must-follow Twitter accounts…