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 […]
July 16, 2015

What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

We all know about our five senses, touch, sight, hearing, smell & taste, or to give the last two their formal names, olfactory and gustatory, but […]
July 9, 2015

Use your Brain for a Change

One of my favourite quotes is by Dr Richard Bandler and it is “When you want new results, it requires new thinking”.  Thinking is just something […]
June 4, 2015

15 Great Questions to ask your Children when they get Home from School

When my children started school they had a wonderful childminder Oliviea.  They absolutely adored her and told her everything and I mean EVERY thing.  As soon […]
May 8, 2015

Want to make Maths more Enjoyable? Use a Deck of Cards

You know that we learn better and faster when we’re having fun, right? I love playing card games with my Hummingbirds because it is always great […]