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Recognising creativity

Recognising creativity

If you asked a group of people to name a famous creative individual, you’d probably hear Picasso’s name pop up a few times. You might hear Shakespeare or Mozart. A good creative mind is a vital skill for adult life and it all begins in our development. Like sport, or language, creativity needs to be practised!

Dr Maths: One + One = Two

Dr Maths: One + One = Two

Dr Maths unleashes his brilliant brain on our newsletter with fun mathematical puzzles, and from a young age it is good for children to exercise their brains with puzzles. Research has shown that mental exercise such as maths puzzles improves overall problem solving ability.

Supporting your child’s learning at school from home

Supporting your child’s learning at school from home

More than almost any other question asked to me and my peers from parents at the beginning of a school year is ‘What can I do to help my child learn’ or variants thereof. Check out some handy tips to help you do just that.

Experience vs Knowledge

Experience vs Knowledge

The brain keeps information in short-term memory for less than a minute unless it connects with prior knowledge or experience. So when asking your child ‘what did you do at school today?’ the response will give you a good insight into whether your child has a stronger autobiographical or semantic memory.

Reaching the masses with Dr Maths

Reaching the masses with Dr Maths

Steve Humble writes a regular column in a local newspaper; here talks about his approach to popularising maths. With more than twenty years teaching experience he believe that the fundamentals of mathematics can be taught by practical experiments.

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