My girls struggled to learn to read; they loved being read to, loved books, but learning to read at school was a real struggle.
Maths was always a struggle for us through the Junior School. Timed tests, learning tables,… it was all bad. Our youngest found it all particularly difficult – I would ask ‘What is 4 + 3?” She would reply “mmmm maybe 9, or 8’. This was made worse by her teachers not allowing her to use… Continue reading This is Maths too
By the time kids are in Year 9, their teachers should be giving them the “learning outcomes” for the topic they are on.
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
Our road to a dyslexia diagnosis was a long one. It wasn't until our youngest daughter was diagnosed at 10 that the word "dyslexia" even entered our world....