How do we learn?

I think to be a good teacher, you need to understand how different people learn and try to apply it in the classroom. There are four main types of learner: 1. Visual Learners: learn best by information presented to them visually, in the form of demonstrations, charts and pictures. 2. Auditory Learners: learn best by listening and verbalizing data. Generally, this type of learner interprets information when it is spoken to them, and they tend...

Why are languages important?

It may seem that everyone speaks English, but in fact 75% of the world’s population don’t. At Net School, we try to offer a broad range of languages. Here’s why learning a language can really benefit you: They’re good for you! Speaking more than one language increases your brain capacity and improves your memory. A language will always be useful, no matter what you do as a future profession. I still enjoy using my German...

My Top Tips for Exam Success

My Top Tips for Exam Success: Exams can be stressful. As a GCSE examiner for Edexcel, I have read thousands of students’ answers. I often think that by following a few simple guidelines, a candidate could have improved their grade. I want all the students at Net School to do the best they can. These are my top tips: 1) Prepare early The most important thing you can do is structure and focus your revision....