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Top 10 most common homework excuses

Teachers, we know you’re no strangers to a homework excuse or two. Monday arrives and so do the mix of elaborate speeches and simple one-liners for why last week’s homework hasn’t been...

Top 10 most bizarre homework excuses

It’s Sunday night, you’ve got school tomorrow and it suddenly dawns on you – you’ve forgotten to do your homework! It’s too late to start it now… I mean, who wants to be falling asleep at...

The 9 most common languages

To quote Fred Weasley in The Goblet of Fire: ‘Anyone can speak Troll. All you have to do is point and grunt.’ Unfortunately, if you want to get truly invested in a different culture, you’re...

Top 10 most dangerous volcanoes

Among the world’s most devastating natural forces, these deadly volcanoes have sculpted landscapes, buried cities and reshaped history. Active or dormant, explosive or effusive, this infographic...

25 fictional languages you can learn to speak

So, you’ve perfected the oh-so French trill, conquered the dreaded German ‘R’ and mastered the Spanish ‘Ser’ and ‘Estar’, but do you know how to speak Elvish, Dothraki or Furbish? From...

A comparison of Volcanic Eruptions

Wouldn’t it be interesting to capture in a nutshell the dates, scale and effects of certain volcanic eruptions across the world? Are you seeking a valuable resource for the classroom? Stimulate...

Famous schools from fiction

Education is a common theme in fiction and countless books, films and television shows are set in schools. Many of our favourite teen romances are played out along the corridors of imaginary schools,...