Exam time is looming in New Zealand. It starts with “mocks” then then real thing. Our house is awash with post it notes, highlighted note pages, flash cards and practice tests… whatever works is our philosophy. Another website and resource that I can’t praise enough is https://www.nobraintoosmall.co.nz/ this site is absolutely brilliant for NZ students… Continue reading Exam Time
Like a lot of dyslexic kids, my girls love science.
I am sure the calculator and spell check was invented by a dyslexic person 😉 bless them. Like many other adult dyslexics out there, my writing at school was limited to what I could spell...
We’re still on Atomic Structure study. We made a game to help reinforce the Element Symbols with the actual Elements. This was to help with faster recall (and not having to sing the whole song every time she was working out an element) and confidence that she really knew them. We made a template (below)… Continue reading Periodic Table Snap/Memory
I am a firm believer in using the positive aspects of dyslexia to teach the girls rather than spending our lives on remediating what is “wrong”.
Our 13 year old is studying atoms. As a multi-sensory learner, we try and come up with activities that engage her, interest her, and of course, teach her. Both girls learnt their periodic table with to this fantastic song; Periodic Table Song and the words if you need them Periodic Table Song Words Today we were looking… Continue reading Atom Cookies
Ingredients: 250g (8 1/2 oz) Butter 100g (1/2 Cup) Sugar 6 tsp Condensed Milk A few drops Vanilla Essence 350g (2 1/4 Cups) Plain Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder M&Ms Method: Cream the butter and sugar together in a large mixing bowl. Add the condensed milk and a few drops of vanilla essence. Sift the… Continue reading Basic Cookie Recipe