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Types of Learning Styles: An Overview

Types of Learning Styles: An Overview

For years now, psychologists have agreed that there are distinct ways that children and adults prefer to learn. Knowing your child’s learning style can help you to support your child, allowing them to get the most out of their education. Here our friends at BrightMinds offer their insights, including a learning style quiz!

6 tips for a stress-free return to school

6 tips for a stress-free return to school

Summer’s over and school shirts need to be ironed, shoes buffed up and book bags dug out from the back of cupboards. The return to school can be a stressful time for everyone, from parents to children alike – even the dog will feel the sense of apprehension in the air.

9 tips to help ADHD children perform better in school

9 tips to help ADHD children perform better in school

For Alison Thompson, the path to her son Daniel being diagnosed with ADHD included two school exclusions in 4 years and a police interview. It was a traumatic experience for the whole family, and one Alison doesn’t want anyone else to endure.

How to keep on learning in the summer

How to keep on learning in the summer

The summer holidays are a long break from the classroom and a time when we want our children to have fun. But that doesn’t mean that learning has to be put on hold. With a bit of imagination, you can make sure that when your children return to school in September they’ll still be buzzing with an eagerness to learn…

10 of the best new children’s books

10 of the best new children’s books

When you hear the words “children’s author”, what names spring to mind? Perhaps it’s Arthur Ransome or James Herriot. Maybe Roald Dahl. We spoke to members of the Federation of Children’s Book Groups to find out what new releases they would recommend. Here are the top ten…

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