Articles by

Maria Vole

Maria is a GoStudent learning expert originally from Norway, but based in London. She holds a Masters degree from The University of Edinburgh and has long experience in teaching languages to both children and adults. Maria has a strong interest in education and is eager to make you learn more on developing your kid’s study skills.

The Benefits of Meditation with Kids

Meditation is becoming more and more popular, but what are the benefits of meditating for kids? Have a look at our overview here.

What is the Difference Between IGCSE and GCSE?

Confused about the difference between IGCSE and GCSE? Check out our helpful overview!

The Pomodoro Technique: How Successful Is This Study Method?

What is the Pomodoro Technique? Where did it come from? And can it help you to manage your study time more effectively? We have the answers and more.

How to Create a Mind Map in 4 Steps

Mind mapping is a helpful technique for learning, but not everyone knows the process of creating a mind map. Check out our guide here!

Our Top 16 Best Books for Teens

Read our expert recommendations of the top, original and best 16 books for teenagers to enjoy from age 12-18.

A Parents' Guide to Child Developmental Stages

Want to learn more about children’s development? We explore the 4 Developmental Stages of Young Children: Newborn: 0-2 months, Infant: 3-12 months, Toddler: 1-3 years, Preschool: 3-5 years and address parents key worries about their child’s development. Check out our insightful guide for parents.

The Early Signs of Dyspraxia in Children

Do you think your child might have dyspraxia? Here’s an overview of some early signs of dyspraxia in children so you’ll know what to look out for.

How to Get Kids Eating Healthy

Eating right is key for kids and teenagers, but how do busy parents actually manage to get their children to eat healthy? Check out our helpful guide!

Predicted Grades Lower Than Entry Requirements? Here's What to Do

Sometimes things don’t go according to plan. Find out how you can support your child if their predicted grades don't match university entry requirements.

How to Spot Dysgraphia in Children

Are you wondering if your child might have dysgraphia? Here, we’ll outline the common signs of dysgraphia and how to spot them in children.

All About International Literacy Day!

8th September is International Literacy Day. Find out all about it and why it’s so important right here.

5 Ways to Fall in Love with History

Learning doesn’t happen just in the classroom. If you’d like to spark an interest in history in your kids, take a look at our top tips!

Raising Your Child As A Widow or Widower

For families who suffer the death of a parent, the road to single parenting can be a tough one. We've out together a guide to help you on your journey.

Our List of Best Foods for Energy

Food has a huge impact on our ability to function throughout a long day. Check out our guide to energy-boosting foods!

4 Steps to Correct Sitting Posture

Many of us spend the day working at a desk. Poor sitting posture can cause issues for our health and wellbeing. Check out our top tips for taking care of yourself!