As a tutor I work with a few children who have had recently been diagnosed with dyslexia. Often it is the parent’s who struggle more than the child. They wonder if or how to tell the child, what it means for their future and sometimes even what they have done wrong. The simple answer isContinue reading “Dyslexia”
Category Archives: Literacy
Outdoor Learning Ideas
In my weekly update last week I mentioned outdoor learning. Today I thought I would share some of my favourite activities, across the curriculum, that are easy and quick to do! Some of these have come from Pinterest, some from CPD courses and some from my own warped mind. My philosophy here is that outdoor learningContinue reading “Outdoor Learning Ideas”
I am often asked by parents which web sites they should steer this children towards. Children often do not realise the amount of learning they are doing whilst playing online and how much it can improve their reading skills. There is a myriad of sites out there and it is hard to know which sitesContinue reading “Learning Websites”
I recently posted about reading, why children may not enjoy their school reading and approaches you can take to it. Whilst I happily state I really do not care what a child reads, whether it is games, websites, books, comics of even the Argos catalogue, I really do believe they should be reading something. SoContinue reading “Why Read?”
I don’t care what you read, just read!
As a teacher, and now as a tutor, I am often asked how a child can improve with their reading, writing, spelling or grammar. There is always 1 simple answer to that. Read. Yup, you read that right, my simple answer is to read. In my opinion, being a reader will teach you more aboutContinue reading “I don’t care what you read, just read!”