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From the Chalkface

by Steve Hoggins

I had a breakthrough with one of my pupils this week, all initiated by a great learning support mentor who has also helped with our Young Philosophers group (a termly meet up of children from across Lewisham who are good at philosophy, and who don’t normally get these opportunities. 371 more words


#blogging4charity - J is for Joy

Somewhere over the rainbow
A long way from school
There’s a daydreamer drifting
Trying to change the rules.

Should she walk the yellow path
Or should she pick the red? 352 more words



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

Learning Specialist

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