coaching, homework, learning and remembering, Math, Mathematics, reading and writing skills, resilient children

How to remember what you learn


here are some very easy ways you can help your child remember maths, spelling, and reading skills and knowledge they have learnt. Recent brain research proves how important these ideas are, but even before research told them it was a good idea good teachers and learners have always used them.

coaching, homework, learning and remembering, resilient children

How does your child perceive their own intelligence?


Intelligence: Does your child believe that it is fixed at birth or that it is something that can grow? Carol Dweck, a leading researcher in the field of motivation, has found that children hold either a fixed mindset or a growth mindset when they think about their own and others intelligence. Have you heard your… Continue reading How does your child perceive their own intelligence?

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Building resiliency in our children


Resiliency is what we have needed to survive and thrive in the adult world. Resiliency is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, and the ability to bounce back in the face of adversity. When you look around at people you know, you may have noticed that adults who have very little resiliency often don't handle… Continue reading Building resiliency in our children