December 9, 2020
parent-teacher meeting in Covid 19

Parent-Teacher Meeting during a Pandemic

When I have written about the annual parent-teacher meeting (PTM) before, I have always assumed that they would be in-person meetings. That was how they always […]
December 7, 2020
Independent Learning

Fostering Independent Learning

Independent learning is a big deal. From the moment a baby can hold a teaspoon they want to feed themselves. The need to be independent is […]
November 8, 2020
reasonable accommodations

Apply Now for Reasonable Accommodations 2021

In the Leaving Cert & Junior Cycle exams, most of the special access or other arrangements available arise from the state’s duty to provide reasonable accommodations […]
October 28, 2020
Dyscalculia maths

Dyscalculia -When the Numbers Don’t Add Up

Sometimes described as maths dyslexia, dyscalculia affects a person’s ability to learn number-related concepts. While dyscalculia might seem relatively new, in terms of specific learning differences, […]
October 13, 2020
Signs of Dyslexia

Signs of Dyslexia During Dyslexia Month

October is International Dyslexia Month. Many believe that dyslexia is writing backwards and an inability to read. But this limited view distorts the real picture. Dyslexia […]
September 30, 2020
create a good study space

Good Study Space is Essential

College has started but Covid restrictions has everyone attending lectures remotely for at least the next two weeks. Schools are back, but occasionally classes are being […]