Tag Archives: literacy

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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When the NLP Spelling Strategy just doesn’t work….by Sara Haboubi, MA

In the 1980’s Robert Dilts (a key figure in the NLP world), used NLP strategy elicitation techniques to model proficient spellers.  He found there was a common strategy and this became the foundation of the NLP Spelling Strategy (http://www.nlpu.com/Articles/artic10.htm)  This … Continue reading

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We know it works, we know why it works and how to teach it.

We just need more people to try improving literacy and numeracy. What is stopping you giving mental imagery a go? You may feel: you have tried everything, and you can be bothered you don’t want to feel stupid again you haven’t … Continue reading

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What will the Election do to Education?

My professional passion is to ensure that “No student has a reading and writing age level below their chronological age.” We know this can be done, but it needs to start early and ensure that every child has the ability … Continue reading

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Olive Hickmott,8/1/2015 1900-2100 NLP & Learning,using NLP to learn more effectively, The missing link…

NLP & Learning; Cambridge NLP Practice group The Wood Green Animal Sanctuary King’s Bush Farm London Road Godmanchester Cambs,PE29 2NH (map) Link: http://www.meetup.com/Cambs-Beds-Hunts-Herts-Peterborough-NLP-Practice-group/events/219612198/ Despite the plethora of initiatives over the last 20 years, many children including some of the brightest are … Continue reading

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Discover how to help your children with literacy and numeracy, for FREE: Primrose Hill, London, 28th Oct

Would you like to know more about how children learn and how you can help them improve literacy and numeracy. There is a great opportunity at learn more at a free workshop in Primrose Hill Community Library, London, Tuesday 28th … Continue reading

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