Tag Archives: numeracy

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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Overcoming Dyslexia: Success toolkit for nurses

Dyslexia, poor literacy and numeracy can be a real block for nurses who are really dedicated and competent in every other aspect of their work. Empowering Learning has now made available an on-line course that is designed to teach nurses … Continue reading

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We are letting England’s young people down. Are you prepared to Act?

England is meant to be great at education.  I don’t think so. When is the education system, going to realise the vital role mental imagery has in learning.  Schools are said to follow multi-sensory teaching and learning.  Do you as … Continue reading

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Empowering Learning offers low cost CPD for all school staff

Empowering Learning™ has developed a CPD Programme for all school staff after years of working with individuals, families, education establishments and exploring/carrying out research. It introduces all school staff to the way people learn through mental imagery and how images … Continue reading

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Maths is easy when you use mental images

Maths/Numeracy is so easy when you learn how to use mental images for numbers. Olive Hickmott offers you a free teleseminar to find out some essential secrets of being good at maths and improving Dyscalculia.  Olive will be sharing with … Continue reading

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FREE Teleseminars for literacy, numeracy and learning difficulties

During the summer Empowering Learning are running a series of free teleseminars to IMPROVE LITERACY, NUMERACY and LEARNING DIFFICULTIES.  Each one is just 30 minutes long to introduce you to an important concept. Those who joined the discussion with Sara … Continue reading

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