Why Are Soft Skills Becoming More Important in STEM Subjects?
Why Are Soft Skills Becoming More Important in STEM Subjects? It’s all about ‘STEM’ these days. The STEM disciplines (i.e. those in science, technology, engineering and mathematics) have traditionally been about ‘hard skills’ that are practical and require logic. They also tend to be quite technical, even if mathematics can sometimes be very abstract! Ultimately, […]
Not Only For Grandma!
Is Crochet Back In?
Not Only For Grandma! Is Crochet Back In? Trends come and go. Some trends last a mere season or year, others for longer. Some trends even provide opportunities to learn new skills or start a new business. One such trend is crocheting. Crochet is no longer the fuddy-duddy past-time of grandmas and boho hipsters. Oh, […]
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Revving Up Your Concentration Levels!
Improve Your Learning By Revving Up Your Concentration Levels! Learning, however exciting, can still be challenging! That’s why you need good, constant concentration levels in order to learn effectively. It is well-known that knowledge and skills retention are best realized when your concentration levels are good or, better still, excellent and optimised. We at […]
Buyer Beware! 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying an Online Course
Buyer Beware! 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying an Online Course Caveat emptor. Ever heard the term? Well, if you’re looking to buy an online course (or buy anything online or even offline for that matter!), then you should know it! Caveat emptor is a Latin legal and commercial term or ‘disclaimer’ that […]
Be A Greener Online Surfer!
Be A Greener Online Surfer! Ah, it’s so good to go surfing online, right! So many things to click, see, download, swipe and all the rest! The internet is a special place. At least for those of us who are not techies, it even seems to come out of almost ‘nowhere’. Even words like the […]
6 Productivity Hacks For Working From Home
6 Productivity Hacks For Working From Home Who would have thought just a few years ago that working remotely would be so accepted in the world of work? Yet remote work has increasingly become a norm, especially as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes exclusively from home or a mix of home and […]
Why You Should Consider Learning Italian
Rome Calling! Why You Should Consider Learning Italian Al fresco. Antenna. Bank. Cauliflower. Confetti. Diva. Graffiti. Influenza. Lagoon. Lava. Lottery. Maestro. Magenta. Money. Nostalgia. Opera. Novel. Paparazzi. Patio. Punch. Studio. Umbrella. Villa. Vista. Those are just a few of the many, many words in the English language derived from Italian! And that’s not even […]
International Women’s Month: In Praise of All Women!
International Women’s Month: In Praise of All Women! Maya Angelou, the American authoress, popular poetess and civil rights activist, had this to say about being a woman: “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself […]
Make Your 2023 Hum With Guitar Lessons!
Learning a musical instrument can be one of the most rewarding experiences in anyone’s life. It’s a mastery that can set you apart from others (what bragging rights to know how to play something, right!) and that’s why we at Yip are suggesting you perhaps take guitar lessons.
7 Steps To A Winning Yiper Profile!
Being an online instructor takes effort! To be successful, one of the most important tasks is compiling your online profile. We at Yip have compiled this ‘how to’ list of the 7 steps to your winning profile for our Yipers (instructors). On we go!