We try to emphasis to our kids that the practice exams are just that, practice for the real thing.
By the time kids are in Year 9, their teachers should be giving them the “learning outcomes” for the topic they are on.
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”.
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