December 22, 2020 / by ntweedle

Short review of 2020

In my last article of the year I give a very brief review of 2020. What a year it’s turned out to…

student motivation
February 26, 2020 / by ntweedle

Supporting student motivation ahead of the exams

What can we do to support and nurture student motivation until June?   -Firstly with UCAS applications having been submitted, the receiving…

performance is not a given
February 7, 2020 / by ntweedle

Vlog – Performance is not a given

  Optimal performance in any aspect of life is never guaranteed. This is as as true in sport as it is in…

online biology tutor
December 23, 2019 / by ntweedle

A Day in the Life of an Online Biology Tutor

My days as an online Biology tutor rarely have the usual 9-5pm work pattern due to demands for tutoring in the evenings,…

common mistakes in A-level Biology
October 21, 2019 / by ntweedle

Common Mistakes in A-level Biology

Common mistakes A-level Biology students make during their Year 13 studies   If you’re hoping for the best grades possible for A-level…

maths in A-level biology
October 15, 2019 / by ntweedle

Coping with Maths in A-level Biology

A common concern among students is coping with maths in A-level Biology. 10% of your A-level Biology marks will require using mathematical…

what is epistasis
October 2, 2019 / by ntweedle

What is Epistasis and how does it affect labradors?

In this blog article we ask, what is epistasis and how does it affect labradors? Epistasis is where the allele of one…

September 27, 2019 / by ntweedle

Coenzymes-what are they and how do they act? 

Many of you will know that a coenzyme is a molecule that aids the function of an enzyme. But what exactly are…