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‘Nice’ has long been the bête noire of English teachers, a bland, boring adjective that really doesn’t roll up its sleeves and earn its place in a sentence. It’s a lazy word that does little to describe a feeling or event, or help the reader paint a picture of what’s going on.
Lucie Aiston has two children – daughter Izabel and son Xavier. Three years ago Xavier was diagnosed with autism, and for the last year Lucie has blogged at ourworldandautism.com about family life with an autistic son. Here she writes exclusively for BrainBox about her experience of autism, play time and how one of our games has helped...
So your child hates Maths. I can understand that, I really can. That was me; a skinny, playful boy who just wanted to get outdoors or get stuck into a great book. Wind the clock forward 25 years and I’m poring over budgets, analysing quantitative survey data, devouring website statistics, and calculating odds based on previous trends – and absolutely loving it.
So what happened?
Living in Britain, it’s easy to get a bit blasé about the history, natural beauty, architectural achievement and general fascination all around us. So here are 15 things you might not know about Great Britain - some wonderful, and some rather quirky…
I guess it was discovering the huge ledger that my Dad had used as a scrapbook during the war that first fired my love of nature. It’s a passion that’s stayed with me and which I’ve managed to pass on to my children, too. Here are a few ideas that may help your children fall in love with the great outdoors too…