September 11, 2015
Best description or explanation of Dyspraxia

What is Dyspraxia?

When you are dressing a child, you don’t put on their coat first, then their jumper and finally their vest, not unless it’s ‘Crazy Clothes Day’ […]
September 2, 2015
Tips for parents for back to achool

Back to School: how to survive the SECOND week!

First week down, breathe a sigh of relief. You’ve gotten through the drama of ‘Back to School’.  Well done you. Unfortunately, come Monday, you’re going to […]
August 17, 2015

#4 Tips on How to Create a Homework Station that Works!

If I had my way, I would drastically reduce or even ban homework! Radical I know, but seeing as how Hummingbird Learning world domination is a […]
August 6, 2015

Why Meaning is so important for Spelling

When my boys were in primary school, they had an English book that was used for reading and spelling.  It was different to the type of […]
July 30, 2015
Why English should not be taught phonetically

The Chaos : (why English shouldn’t be taught phonetically!)

English is a difficult language to learn, not least because of the contradictions in pronunciation, and yet children are still taught it phonetically.  This poem ‘The […]
July 23, 2015

What is Waldorf-Steiner Education?

There are many different educational philosophies throughout the world; some of the most child-centred educational philosophies have their origins in the theories of child development specialists […]