October 11, 2016
learning independently with Hummingbird Learning Centre

Encouraging Independent Learners

Independent learning is a big thing. From the moment a baby can hold a teaspoon they want to feed themselves. The need to be independent is […]
October 6, 2016
International Dyslexia Day

Dyslexia Awareness Day

Today (October 6th 2016) is International Dyslexia Awareness Day. Not Dyslexic I have to confess, I always get a great kick out of watching peoples reaction […]
September 27, 2016
new language curriculum

Changes to the Primary School Curriculum

The primary school curriculum is changing.  Soon your child’s school will be using a new Language Curriculum for English and Irish. The first classes to see […]
September 22, 2016
Hummingbird Learning Centre

Hummingbird Learning Method® Programs: Jewel, Iridescent, Nectar16+ & Nectar

People often ask me why I named our programs the way I did. Like everything I do within the Hummingbird Learning Method®, I did it for […]
September 10, 2016
neuroplasticity and language

Why learning a Second Language is so Good for us

I remember starting secondary school and having to choose a second language to learn. Our choice was supposed to be either French or German but so […]
August 29, 2016
Hidden Signs of Learning Disability

How to Recognise when Someone is Hiding a Learning Difficulty

People with learning difficulties are, in my opinion, some of the smartest people on this planet. I know that sounds like a bit of a contradiction […]