Tag Archives: numeracy

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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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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Would you like a 95.15% success rate to change Dyslexia?

Recently we have been surveying Empowering Learning Practitioners to ask their success rate, when working with students.  It is now well accepted that: recognising words on the page is a skill of fluent readers being able to access a mental … Continue reading

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Have I just been called ignorant?

Yesterday I posted a blog about the importance of teaching young children how to use mental imagery for literacy, numeracy, etc; it is the missing link.  I had several very negative responses including “we need people to be less ignorant to … Continue reading

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These children are our future: and you can help them

This is such a serious situation that I have just taken the unprecedented action to mail this press release out to everyone on my mailing list whether or not they have declared a specific interest in how children can excel in school.   … Continue reading

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Empowering Learning goes to Docklands, London Thurs 27th Feb 7:30pm

On Thursday 27th Feb, I am running an introductory workshop in Docklands; do come and join us. Sponsored by Paul Cosens, Founder of the Canary Wharf NLP Community,come and learn how….. NLP can be used to help people with Poor … Continue reading

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A different approach to learning difficulties

At Empowering Learning we have a fundamentally different approach to learning difficulties, differences.  We see children as extremely talented, creative, imaginative people who are struggling to learn in the way they are being taught. They are visual learners with exceptional … Continue reading

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