Education Articles

Defiance and How to Handle It

Defiance and How to Handle It

I read an article which outlined a very good response to dealing with defiance, although in my line of work, there is another aspect to what is often called ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) - and it may be the fact that there is so much...

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Math Book Published

Math Book Published

- To learn your 6, 7, and 8 times tables with ease and fun, You don't have to be Dyslexic, but it helps - Most dyslexics are picture thinkers – and therefore visual learners. Learning by rote, as most students remember the times tables, does not...

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Scottish School Scraps Homework

Scottish School Scraps Homework

A school in the Highlands has stopped setting homework for its 175 pupils. The decision was taken at Highland Council-run Inverlochy Primary in Fort William after the children and their parents voted to scrap it. About 80% of pupils and more than...

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Abundance and Education

it may not look like that, but the movie has more to do with Education and Dyslexia than you think. About 30 min in it talks about one aspect our Education System fails to teach: it fails to make our young people aware that their beliefs shape...

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Time and the New Science

I love this new Science that contradicts everything we have learned and everything I am trying very hard to teach these 'new' children, who are for example lacking a sense of time. Here we are, trying to tell them that time is the measurement of...

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Psychometrics

Interestingly, I have just blogged about psychometric assessments in schools last week and it was intriguing to see this article by Gene Glass, who states among other things that he is “no longer comfortable being associated with the discipline of...

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Goals and the Half-Year Mark

In the Dyslexia world we often talk about goals, what our clients and their parents want to achieve or change in the year, where they decide to go on their journey to correct dyslexia. Goals are important. They are the ones that pull us towards an...

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Fluid Speech

This article by Judy Endow does come from the field of Autism but I have found the problem sometimes in my dyslexic clients: They have great ideas, wonderful stories and a lot of insight worth sharing - but what eventually comes out of their mouth...

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