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Pandemic

Promoting The Positives Of Learning During The Pandemic

It is important, I feel, to realise that not everything about education in the pandemic is doom and gloom.


Speeches

Speeches That Made History

Churchill’s speech is remembered as one of the most stirring wartime speeches ever recorded, yet the public didn’t hear it until Churchill was encouraged to record it for posterity in 1949.


characters

Characters Of Fiction You May Not Know Were Based On Real People

Mr. and Mrs. Lee, Harper Lee’s mother and father, lived very nearby. She was my best friend. Did you ever read her book, To Kill a Mockingbird? I’m a character in that book, which takes place in the same small town in Alabama where we lived. – Truman Capote


blogs

5 Other Blogs About Learning You Can Follow

Here are a few more education blogs that stand out from the crowd.


How lockdowns have impacted school bullying

Bullying is a tragic part of school life that many children will unfortunately experience during their education. Despite many schools being closed for parts of the last year, bullying still proved to be an issue for many pupils across England. We’ve analysed new Department for Education data to reveal which local authorities saw the biggest […]


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Reading Strategies To Help With Tricky Text

If you find yourself staring at the page or reading the same paragraph again and again without a clue what it contains, try some of these techniques to help tackle the text at hand.


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 […]


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How To Critically Analyse A Text

What exactly does critical analysis entail?


Essay

How To Stand Out When Writing An Essay

How do you improve your writing and make your words shine?


Unreliable narrator

The Irresistible Power Of The Unreliable Narrator

Authors ranging from Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) to Daphne du Maurier (Rebecca) have utilised the literary device of unreliable narration.