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This week on the blog I will be featuring posts on the theme of supporting kids’ learning. You can read other posts in this series here: Supporting kids’ learning – study skills and prioritising Helping beginning readers Supporting young people who struggle with maths **********  A fraction wall can be a great visual representation for […]

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This week on the blog I will be featuring posts on the theme of supporting kids’ learning. You can read other posts in this series here: Supporting kids’ learning – study skills and prioritising Helping beginning readers Today’s post is by Anne Vize. Anne is an educational author and former special needs teacher who specialises […]

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I love this guest post from Martine of The Modern Parent, she shares many answers to the commonly asked questions by parents in relation to kids and technology. Her approach is not one that sees technology as inherently bad for kids, but it is practical, realistic and informative. Be sure to click through to the […]

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As I mentioned in a recent post, 2014 holds lots of new things for our family with regards to school. Our youngest is starting school, our daughter in year five is changing schools and our second eldest is starting secondary school. It will be an exciting time for us. There will be some nerves and […]

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A couple of months ago I attended a maths evening at our kids’ primary school. The aim of the session was to provide an insight into how the kids are taught maths. I was eager to attend as when I am helping the kids with their homework, I often wonder if the strategies I show […]

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This is the third post in a series on kids’ chores. We break the kids’ chores up into times across the day as follows: Kids Chores – What My Kids Do In The Morning Kids Chores – What My Kids Do In The Afternoon And today I will share what they need to do in […]

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