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5 things teachers ask me about Auditory Memory

Difficulties with Auditory memory can have a significant impact on a pupil’s ability to attend and learn at the same rate as the rest of their class. I have worked as a speech and..

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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..

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A Guide to Vocabulary Teaching: Part 2

  The second part in a series of 3 blogs about vocabulary teaching: the ‘how’ and the ‘who’  How? – how do we begin to teach children the vocabulary needed to engage in all..

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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..

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Eating disorders: Are they what we thought?

National Eating Disorders Awareness week has arrived and this year it is themed “Come as you are” which is about opening up the eating disorders conversation and raising our..

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The Myth of Blue Monday; How to feel happier today!

I am hear to tell you that Blue Monday is a myth! Yes, you can breathe a sigh of relief. The term 'Blue Monday' was coined by psychologist Cliff Arnall in 2005 to highlight the..

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I’m a child with autism: get me out of here!

This year we have seen Anne Hegerty (aka The Governess) join the jungle! Anne received a diagnosis of Aspergers, a form of Autism, in 2003 at the age of 45. Aspergers can make..

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How Speech, Language and Communication difficulties ‘Made a Murderer’

I’m sure I am not the only person who is heartbroken by the plight of Brendan Dassey on Netflix’s documentary series ‘Making a Murderer’. Watching season 2 of the Netflix..

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A Guide to Vocabulary Teaching: Part 1

As every teacher knows, vocabulary knowledge is key. A student who has an extensive vocabulary tends to be able to follow instructions more successfully, write more interesting..

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6 easy ways to make your classroom communication friendly

It’s that time of year when everyone is busy prepping their classroom spaces, ready for the new school term.  And why not? After all, this is a space that we’ll be spending a lot..

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