coaching, Math, reading and writing skills

Coming from left field when coaching reading, writing, or Mathematics: The importance of surprise!


Coming from left field: How to use reverse psychology when coaching reading, writing, or Mathematics skills. Surprise works! Your main aim when teaching your children is to encourage your student to stay alert, or in optimal learning mode while learning reading, writing, or Mathematics skills. So I often do the opposite of what an adult… Continue reading Coming from left field when coaching reading, writing, or Mathematics: The importance of surprise!

homework, Math

Maths is easy too!


Recently several mothers confessed that they had trouble helping their children because they failed at Maths at school. Those mothers and I had a lovely time learning fast and easy ways to coach their children number facts, addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers such as 358+249= and 89-35= and multiplication and division.… Continue reading Maths is easy too!

goal-setting, homework

A New Year, new challenges!


Some of you will be wondering how you will support your children to do well at school this year. Perhaps they are older and their needs have changed or you may be just beginning coaching your child in literacy and/or numeracy skills. There are ways you can develop a respectful coaching relationship with your child… Continue reading A New Year, new challenges!