Vicky Chilton, Author at Homeschooling

Articles by Vicky Chilton

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.


July

5 Virtual Creative Events in July

We’ve spotted the top virtual creative events coming up in July…


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…


Helen Keller

Helen Keller Quotes to Inspire Everyone

The year is 1904. Having learned to “hear” people’s speech by reading their lips with her hand and distinguish people by the vibration of their footsteps, a pioneering young woman from Alabama in the USA is the first-ever deaf and blind person to earn a college degree, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts. Her name […]


Visualisation

Mastering Mindfulness: The Eye of the Storm

Mindfulness is a simple yet effective approach to help us deal with stress, anxiety and other related issues.


Numeracy

Why Good Numeracy Counts

Poor numeracy also comes at a price. It is estimated that it costs the UK economy an eye-watering £20 billion each year.