Tag: learning

What Do We Mean When We Talk About STEM?

10/20/2020 | By More
What Do We Mean When We Talk About STEM?

 WeAreTeachers STEM might win the award for the most talked about education buzzword of the last 10 years or so. It’s gotten to the point where, similar to the organic and low fat labels in the food industry, STEM could mean very little if you see it on toys or educational products. So how do we talk […]

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Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

09/16/2020 | By More
Children’s Confidence Boosted Thanks to Dyslexic Artist’s Reading and Learning Resource

by Rossie Stone MY NAME IS ROSSIE STONE. WHAT HAPPENED TO ME IN HIGH SCHOOL CHANGED ME FOREVER. All my way through school I struggled with processing information through words, both spoken and written. Listening to the teacher was really hard, as was following and remembering information from books.  After being at the bottom of […]

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Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development

09/01/2020 | By More
Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development

Rich experiences—from play to the arts and relationships—fundamentally shape a young child’s development. By Rishi Sriram June 24, 2020 When Albert Einstein was a child, few people—if any—anticipated the remarkable contributions he would make to science. His language development was delayed, worrying his parents to the point of consulting a doctor. His sister once confessed that Einstein “had […]

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Why Dyslexia Is More Than a Reading Disorder

07/03/2020 | By More
Why Dyslexia Is More Than a Reading Disorder

Gary Waters—Getty Images/Ikon Images People with dyslexia have difficulty reading letters and words; it’s a learning disability that has nothing to do with their intelligence. Until recently, researchers assumed the challenge could be traced to language difficulties, including problems processing printed words, and they focused their attention on the language parts of the brain. But […]

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Dyslexia and Learning

02/12/2014 | By More
Dyslexia and Learning

Some time ago we shared Lenka’s story on “A DYSLEXIA STORY – Early signs of dyslexia“. Her story continues and it shows never to give up and to focus on the strenghts and talents of dyslexic children. Read the story on Lenka’s blog Picture: © Lenka Vodicka – http://lenkaland.com/dyslexia-and-learning/

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I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic by Sam Barclay

11/02/2013 | By More
I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic by Sam Barclay

A beautiful, design led experience of what it feels like to struggle with reading. Introduction People all over the world struggle with reading for a variety of reasons, including dyslexia, lack of education and an unfamiliar language to name a few. People with reading difficulty are often capable of thinking in ways that others aren’t […]

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Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich

10/31/2013 | By More
Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich

Book Launch: Dyslexia: Time for Talent – The Ultimate Guide for Parents and Children – Early Years to University by Carolina Fröhlich London-born and living in Surrey, Carolina Fröhlich is a successful published author, international speaker and educational consultant to parents and schools in the United Kingdom and British International Schools worldwide on dyslexia. Carolina […]

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Robots – drawing and mirroring

04/29/2013 | By More
Robots – drawing and mirroring

Today’s freebie offers you various robots and a spacecraft. Children have to draw these into the grid, mirror them or make them smaller or bigger. Children are counting, comparing up and down and left and right. This trains attention, eye-hand-coordination and visual and spatial perception – important skills for reading, writing and calculating. DOWNLOAD Check […]

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Creativity matters in education

03/08/2013 | By More
Creativity matters in education

As an educator, you have an opportunity and an obligation to foster creativity in your students, while also helping them develop digital skills. When students become creators of digital content, they can amplify their ideas and increase their impact. Article by Adobe

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Wordtoons

02/02/2013 | By More
Wordtoons

Anyone who can write, can draw. That is Wayne Logue‘s motto. He has developed Wordtoons. You start with a word and turn it into a cartoon. Wordtoons are funny, inspiring, and promote creativity. See for yourself and then go get those sharpies and start writing/drawing:  

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