Engaging Children and Teens with Learning

Engaging Children and Teens with Learning

Whether you’re home-schooling, supporting your child with homework or teaching in one capacity or another, one of the keys to success in learning is to have engaged students.  If they’re not engaging with you, understanding and remembering what they’re supposed to be learning is often lost. Engaging the unmotivated and uninterested child or teen can … Continue reading

Helping Your Child with Maths – The Checklist

Helping Your Child with Maths – The Checklist

Helping with your child with their maths homework can be very rewarding, and a great way of seeing how they’re progressing at school.  For some however, it leads to controversial tension, arguments and upset.  It’s also more common than you think that some parent s have a fear of teaching their child incorrectly, or just … Continue reading

Be Aware of Children’s Mental Health

Be Aware of Children’s Mental Health

A good mental health is vital from an early age.  Vital for the ability to grow, develop and learn.  If you are mentally healthy it is much easier to meet life’s challenges successfully and happily.  It is the foundation to a positive well-being. At the moment one in ten children or young people are affected … Continue reading

Maths, Girls and the Gender Gap

Maths, Girls and the Gender Gap

What is it about maths that tends to attract more of the male gender to it than females?  Is it down to chemical make-up and how the male and female brains are wired, or the way it’s taught and presented too male orientated for the female brain to be instantly attracted to it?  Therefore, in … Continue reading

Learning + Music = Maths Improvement

Learning + Music = Maths Improvement

There is something to be said about everything in moderation.  For example, the temptation to make cuts to arts lessons such as music would not be moderation, it would be like taking away vital nutrients to enable growth.  Music is a key ingredient to successful learning progress and development, especially in maths and literacy it … Continue reading