Tag Archives: literacy

When will this government get the whole picture on literacy?

Just read Michael Rosen’s article entitled “Dear Nadhim Zahawi, the Tories vowed to ‘eradicate illiteracy’ years ago. What went wrong.” I have also responded to the Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/oct/09/dear-nadhim-zahawi-the-tories-vowed-to-eradicate-illiteracy-years-ago-what-went-wrong I am with Michael Rosen, little progress has been made in the … Continue reading

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Flipping Dyslexia 101: The Lost Art of Picturing Words

People who are good at literacy picture words in their mind’s eye. So why aren’t we teaching this simple skill in school? Back in the day we communicated via pictures that were drawn on walls. Eventually letter and words were … Continue reading

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Dyslexics, come and prove me wrong!

You can learn to improve your literacy in just 30 mins. Join my zoom call on Wednesday 6th October at 8:00pm. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84275608846?pwd=TXFFd3cxNWVEK095c0JxYll5aWx4QT09 I have been teaching these skills for 22 years, because nobody told me that this was … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Free coaching for Dyslexia Attention Adults in Luton and Bedfordshire

I guest for the Recovery College in Luton and Bedfordshire, and my next events are to teach people how to visualise words and make spelling, writing and Dyslexia so much easier. I have been teaching people for 22 years and … Continue reading

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Fast literacy progress for creative students

Are you a parent of a bright creative child who is struggling with literacy? During lockdown you may have realized just how much of a challenge your child is having and the negative effects on his/her emotional health. Creative students … Continue reading

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Catching up with visual learning is fun for all kids

During lock-down I have been creating short videos of the key visual skills to improve literacy and numeracy for visual creative students. There are only 4 vital topics: reducing anxiety, finding strengths, visualising words and numbers. As I know that … Continue reading

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3 true stories that turned around struggling literacy

Here is a short video about how mental imagery can change poor literacy for anyone. The first 2 were in special needs school. The last student on the gifted and talented register and below is his story in his own … Continue reading

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Dyslexia Awareness Week

Dyslexia Awareness week 7th-11th October. Do your bright creative neurodivergent children struggle with literacy? Find out how literacy can be made much easier even for dyslexics. On Wed 9th Oct, 9:00am or 7:30pm. Come along and join our free webinar: … Continue reading

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Kids excel & schools save SEN money

Almost all of our schools are finding they have less funding available that in turn effects the increasing demands on Special Needs Budgets.  So what can we do for less whilst kids excel? Imagine what it would be like if … Continue reading

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Breathing is good for you

But do you know the difference between nose breathing and mouth breathing – what is “right” breathing,  and why is it important? I work with children and adults with learning differences, currently known as neurodivergent thinking and learning styles. I … Continue reading

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