Education

remember more of what you learn

24 Jun: The Healthy Learning Pyramid – An easy way to remember more of what you learn

Remember more of what you learn For many years, most of us have struggled to understand why many people – especially some of our own children – simply don’t ‘get’ or haven’t ‘gotten’ school. Despite our obvious intelligence and willingness to learn, school-based learning, for many, remains difficult at worst…

08 Aug: Paradoxically, prosody is very important

Most good teachers (and parents for that matter) have always known and taught, the importance of being able to read out loud, especially to an adult. This adult can then invest some time in gently guiding the excited new reader to ‘harder’ books. One of the most effective ‘yardsticks’ for…

31 Jul: Future Planning – As if Already

One of the best pieces of wisdom I’ve come across in recent times, is the notion of ‘future living’ our goals and intentions. Initially, I found this whole concept very foreign and wondered if it was merely some New Age thinking that sounded good but had little application in the…