October 1, 2019
Help with Dolch Sight words

Sight Words and Learning to Read

In junior classes, Sight or Dolch words are a big part of learning to read.  In 1948, Edward William Dolch PhD, of the University of Illinois, […]
September 30, 2019
sport during exam years

Don’t Give Up

If there is one thing that students should not give up during school and college, it is regular exercise! In fact, I would go so far […]
September 4, 2019
dyslexia letter reversals mixed up

Letter Reversals – Don’t Panic

With improved vigilance in schools regarding learning difficulties, and letter reversals strongly associated with dyslexia, that it’s no wonder parents become worried when their child mixes […]
August 27, 2019
going to third-level, college and university

How to be Ready for Third-Level.

CAO offers are out, the hunt for accommodation is on and there are only a few weeks to be ready for Third-Level. Going to college can […]
August 9, 2019
Teaching about money

Money – 5 Ways to Learn About It.

Learning about money is an important life skill.  It is a complicated one too. You have to distinguish between various coins and notes, and understand what […]
July 23, 2019
The Open Shane Lowry

Learning From Shane Lowry

Like most of the country, I was glued to my TV on Sunday, watching Shane Lowry win The Open. I’m not a golfer, but I didn’t […]