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Improve Success in School with Right Brain Learning

Oct 29 2013

Even though half the UK’s students are right brain learners many schools today are still catering primarily for left brain learners. If your child is struggling to learn it may be that their learning style is not being catered for. Recognising that there are different ways of thinking and understanding helps us to realise that children who are struggling are not necessarily academically challenged but may not be being taught using the right methods.

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Do primary schools need more male teachers?

Oct 16 2013

A comment from a Mum at the school gates the other day got me thinking about the disparity between the number of male and female teachers in UK primary schools. She mentioned how nice it was that they had a male football coach for an after school club and how it was good for her boy who didn’t have a constant male role model at home, as many children don’t.

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Are You a Helicopter Parent?

May 20 2013

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a helicopter parent!

Hovering over their children, these over-zealous parents are filling every available minute with supervised activity. They micromanage their child’s life and bail them out of every tricky situation. Is this perfect parenting or a recipe for disaster?

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