July 11, 2018
handwriting skills

Holiday Handwriting

Handwriting is a skill that is somewhat under pressure in these days of keyboards and touch screens. It is often debated whether handwriting should even be […]
June 26, 2018
Summer learning ideas

Ideas for the Kids over the Summer

We are in the middle of a Summer Heatwave! What is seldom seen is wonderful, but even the best sunshine since I was a kid won’t […]
June 12, 2018
Sten Drumcondra Micra T Sigma T

Decoding Standardised Tests in Primary School

Every year parents contact me asking for help in understanding the standardised (STen) tests in Primary School. In Ireland there are several standardised tests in primary […]
May 22, 2018
fourth year in ireland

Transition Year – A Uniquely Irish Year Out

The Transition Year programme, or TY as it is more commonly known as is a non-academic “gap” year that is thoroughly unique to the Irish secondary […]
May 16, 2018
study skills for college

Effective Study Tips for the Final Weeks

As far as the academic year is concerned we are almost at the end of days, so effective study is important right now. I’ve always loved […]
April 24, 2018
hummingbird Learning Centre Nectar Program

Too Old To Learn?

There is a myth that once you get older, then it becomes more difficult to learn. It’s the ‘can’t teach an old dog new tricks’ mentality, […]