Tag Archives: #learningdifferences

School – Trying to learn in the Dark

Dreading my turn to read – Entering the school system, in the UK, at age 4, my literacy was progressing, fitfully. By the age of seven, I was really struggling. My report at 16 says: “Hampered by lack of vocabulary … Continue reading

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New: The Elephants in the Classroom

The Elephants in the Classroom: Uncovering Every Student’s Natural Power of Mental Imagery to Enhance Learning My latest book, The Elephants in the Classroom talks directly to parents and teachers, providing a much-needed new perspective on the explosion of learning difficulties in our … Continue reading

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DAA3: Does maths make you feel sick.

Sometimes numeracy is a much bigger challenge than literacy.  Indeed you may find literacy easy and numeracy very difficult/impossible or may have been diagnosed with Dyscalculia. People who are good at numeracy and mental maths can easily picture numbers in … Continue reading

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DAA2: Metacognition and “undoing” Dyslexia

To understand Dyslexia you need to understand how those with poor literacy are processing words and compare that with how those who find literacy easy. Luckily there is much neuroscience research that answers both of these questions. To spot the difference in everyday … Continue reading

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Dyslexia/ADHD Awareness DAA1

Especially for Dyslexia and ADHD Awareness Month 2016, Empowering Learning is offering you new perspectives, new insights and many learning points, in daily blogs.  You will be offered videos, youtube links and invaluable information, all for free.   Bring with … Continue reading

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