February 14, 2015

#4 things that LOVE is

Valentine’s Day – the day we tell the people that we love that we love them. Guess what – they already know that!  But, what about […]
January 1, 2015

Help with Homework?

One of the very first things I teach my Hummingbirds is juggling.  There are lots of reasons for this, there is the fun factor of course […]
December 18, 2014

Finally the Christmas Holidays have arrived – a break from Homework

Two things always fill me with dread when the children start back to school – making lunches and checking homework.  So I look forward to the […]
December 5, 2014
fidgeting helps focus

Fidgeting to Focus

It may seem counter-intuitive but fidgeting actually helps us focus. Our bodies are designed for movement. Physicists would tell us that we are never still.  That […]
November 20, 2014

Time to bring back Comics?

It is said that the person who reads for pleasure lives many lifetimes; the person who doesn’t only lives only one. As a Learning Specialist, I […]
January 10, 2013

Predictive Text is it the Saviour of Spelling?

Lots of people maintain that texting heralds the demise of accurate spelling. There is an argument to be made for this, especially with text speak like […]