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October 6, 2016
International Dyslexia Day

Dyslexia Awareness Day

Today (October 6th 2016) is International Dyslexia Awareness Day. Not Dyslexic I have to confess, I always get a great kick out of watching peoples reaction […]
September 27, 2016
new language curriculum

Changes to the Primary School Curriculum

The primary school curriculum is changing.  Soon your child’s school will be using a new Language Curriculum for English and Irish. The first classes to see […]
September 22, 2016
Hummingbird Learning Centre

Hummingbird Learning Method® Programs: Jewel, Iridescent, Nectar16+ & Nectar

People often ask me why I named our programs the way I did. Like everything I do within the Hummingbird Learning Method®, I did it for […]
September 10, 2016
neuroplasticity and language

Why learning a Second Language is so Good for us

I remember starting secondary school and having to choose a second language to learn. Our choice was supposed to be either French or German but so […]
August 29, 2016
Hidden Signs of Learning Disability

How to Recognise when Someone is Hiding a Learning Difficulty

People with learning difficulties are, in my opinion, some of the smartest people on this planet. I know that sounds like a bit of a contradiction […]
August 8, 2016
What is Project Maths?

Project Maths Cannot Hurt You

Project Maths cannot hurt you and being good at maths is not about how many maths questions you get right – it’s about what you do […]