Tag Archives: numeracy

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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Is imposing Synthetic phonics “almost abuse”

According to Andrew Davis, research fellow at Durham University, insisting that children who can already read when they start school must learn synthetic phonics is “almost a form of abuse”.  There are several reports about his publication To read or … Continue reading

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Does maths make you shiver?

Mental imagery will improve our Maths results When you are faced with maths does a cold shiver run down your spine? This is the experience of many and no wonder that numeracy is always in the top 10, quite often … Continue reading

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Creating positive mental wellbeing at school and at home

  Thursday 16th  january 2014  7.30PM TO 9.30PM Three members of the Harpenden Complementary Health group work extensively with schools and families to help create a positive sense of mental wellbeing.  Young people have fun learning: To understand their own … Continue reading

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#OECD report : are we asking the wrong question

OK we have a gloomy picture, from the #PISA report, of our ability to teach good #literacy, #numeracy and #science to 15 year olds this time.  Lets learn from this and look at why we haven’t progressed in the last … Continue reading

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My Interview with #StevePower from #Wave105’s breakfast presenter

I met up with #StevePower recently and recorded this short audio, about how #Empowering Learning is helping people with #literacy and #numeracy through #mental imagery.

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