‘Building a Bully-Free Classroom’ an interview with Professor Peter.K.Smith
We interview the writer of the new Academy course : Professor Peter K Smith To promote anti-bullying week we’re releasing a free module from our CPD course ‘Building a Bully-Free..
Introducing the Mable Canvas
Breaking down therapeutic barriers Why did we make the Canvas? Before joining Mable Therapy I’d always worked in schools and colleges, counselling children face-to-face. I loved..
Listen Up! Advice on hearing, listening and processing auditory information
Learning to listen & listening to learn It’s deaf awareness week, so I wanted to shed some light on how important our listening environment is for learning. Not just for hearing..
The Forgotten Children Scandal – A Review
On the 18th July 2018, the House of Commons Education Committee put together their review of alternative provisions (APs) in the UK and the difficulties around providing..
Incorporating Oracy in Key Stage 2 Science
Oracy & dialogic teaching If you haven’t read my first blog, Everything you Need to Know about Oracy and Dialogic Teaching I recommend you go back and give it a read. It’s a good..
Everything you Need to Know about Oracy and Dialogic Teaching
In this blog series, I will give you everything you need to know about Oracy and Dialogic teaching. I work with children at Key Stage 2 so I will explain what is meant by dialogic..
How do you measure the impact of speech and language therapy?
When “he’s doing really well” just doesn’t cut the mustard. Here’s the thing, without evaluation, it is impossible to know whether an intervention is having a positive impact on..
How do pupils learn to read?
The strategies for success Learning to read and write is something all of us have gone through and will be a key point of learning for every child. I don’t know about you but the..
Is my child really school ready? A guide to expected communication levels for school starters
It’s exciting to send your little one off in their uniform for the first time, but when your child starts primary school it can also feel bittersweet. You can make sure they are..