Retaining information – or why does your child forget?

The forgetting curve has been featured on the blog before because it is so essential to understanding how children retain information. Also called the learning curve or Ebbinghaus’ theory, after its creator Hermann Ebbinghaus, a German psychologist living in the late 19th century, the forgetting curve shows how quickly memories are lost – but also,…

Ready to Read?

Benefits of reading and how to encourage your child to love it – Carey Ann Dodah, Director of Curriculum Strategy at Explore Learning New research by tuition provider, Explore Learning has revealed that the UK’s love of reading is very much alive. One in three Brits read every day for pleasure, whilst 39% read once…

One to one tuition – is it worth it?

Henry Fagg, founder of, a specialist directory and resource website for private tuition, takes a look at the benefits of one to one tuition. One-to-one learning has traditionally been called private tuition, although its uptake in state schools as a remedial measure has meant that it is sometimes called just one-to-one, or personal, tuition….

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