November 18, 2015
How to make time for yourself

Time For You

Most of the people who finds & reads my blog (thank you everyone), usually finds it because they are looking for a way to help someone […]
November 9, 2015
What to do when a Teacher is being difficult

Dealing with a Difficult Teacher

In an ideal world, school would be an amazing, productive, happy place where enthusiastic educators nurtured young minds & taught them to love learning.  Most of […]
October 29, 2015
books suitable for children

Appropriate Reading for Kids

We always like to take books with us on our holidays.  I love nothing better than sitting in the sunshine reading my book.  It’s one of […]
October 22, 2015

Dyslexia & Me: Richard Branson

At Hummingbird Learning Centre we always say that dyslexia is a wonderful thing – it’s just that it needs a different strategy for reading & writing. […]
October 13, 2015
Dyslexia Awareness Month

You are not Dyslexic

Whenever someone tells me that they are dyslexic, I always say ‘Hi Dyslexic, I’m Elaine’.  Usually they’ll look at me quizzically and say ‘no – I […]
September 29, 2015
How long should homework take

Homework – A Thorny Issue

“Homework is one of the thorniest issues at primary level”. Not my words but those of Peter Mullen of the Irish National Teachers Organisation, in an […]