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I’m Just a Parent...How Can I Teach My Child?

Do you feel overwhelmed about the many things your child must learn? You may not be a teacher, but you can certainly set your child off in the right direction and help them learn. 448 more words

How Children Learn

Are You Doing Everything You Can to Increase Your Child’s Vocabulary?

Researchers have shown that there is a vocabulary gap between children from professional homes and those living in poverty. A popular number thrown around is that children from wealthier homes have heard about 30 million more words than children from poor families by the age of 3 years old. 438 more words

How Children Learn

Knocking the mentor off his pedestal

Most fantasy fiction has at least one ‘mentor’; Harry had Dumbledore, the hobbits had Gandalf, and Luke Skywalker had Obi Wan (and yes I do… 425 more words

Children's Fiction


It looks as though there’s going to be a wee free men movie! If you haven’t encountered the NacMacFeegles/wee free men before pop over to… 211 more words

Reading And Literacy

Fitting in

It doesn’t matter how confident we are, sometimes we will inevitably feel like a round peg in a square hole (or a square pegin a round hole even). 461 more words


Have Fun While Learning To Read

Ever find yourself reading the same story to your child time after time?  Young children love repetition, and it’s great for their development in literacy and as readers.   379 more words

How Children Learn