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Dsycalculia

Please look at the new Dyscalculia page, where guidance on identification, assessment and intervention can be found:

Dyscalculia:  “Is a learning disorder affecting abilities with counting/calculating or with the concepts of maths processes or with the ability to use numbers or symbols. 139 more words

Is Multitasking Bad for the Brain?

With the internet in our pockets these days, multitasking seems to be at an all-time high. I’m a big multitasker myself, especially when I’m at home. 350 more words

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Dyspraxia - Why My Child Struggles With Maths

I have always had a battle on my hands with regards to getting my oldest son to do his homework, or any kind of home learning, unless it’s practical. 781 more words

Meeting with the Principal

Hubby and I met with our kids’ principal for an hour yesterday. It was a good meeting. I felt very much like he was taking my worries, creating an action plan, and would execute it perfectly. 333 more words

Subbing in Learning Support

So lately I have been doing a lot of subbing in Learning Support. My initial thoughts when I was asked to do some L.S work was that it was going to be a lot more slow paced than working in a classroom. 290 more words

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Exercise for the Brain

I tend to think of exercise as something that benefits the body, but does physical exercise actually help the brain? Recent research in the medical journal… 247 more words

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Dyslexia and Me: The Blue Screen and Irlen Lenses

I have discussed many times already the problems I have with my vision. I suffer from migraines when I am in an environment with fluorescent lights and when I have to read a lot. 1,130 more words

Dyslexia