How Does Your Child Learn? And Why You Need To Know.

I wonder?

  Children learn in many different ways, teachers teach in one or two ways. If your child learns the same way the teacher teaches all will be well. But it is more likely that the way your child learns does not match the way the teacher teaches. The result …. Loss of motivation, loss of confidence, low grades … well you know how it goes. Any mismatch between how your child is taught and how he or she learns –… Read More →

3 Ways To Ensure Children Get The Education They Deserve

I am sure that you have heard the saying, ‘it’s the squeaky wheel that gets the grease’.   Well, in schools, it is the committed parent whose child gets the best education! I know that it shouldn’t work that way – all children should get the education they need and deserve – but it does.  After 35 years in the classroom I have seen countless occasions where parental involvement made a difference to  children’s schooling. But there are ways parents… Read More →

What to say so your child will learn

Did you know that everything you say to your child either helps or hinders their learning? Everything! Imagine the situation where you are trying to get your child to bed – you can either say “Go to bed now!”  or “It is time to go to bed so that you are ready for school in the morning”. The first stops the child from thinking about why he or she should go to bed.  The second helps the child understand the… Read More →

How to make learning fun – one easy step at a time.

Imagine  your child loving learning, happy to do homework, never again struggling in class! You can make this happen. The secret?  Understanding that children need to learn how to learn.  Children need a set of basic skills that they can use in any learning situation.  Without these skills your child will  never love learning, never be happy to do homework, and will struggle in class. And the wonder is that it is so easy to help your child develop the… Read More →

We want to thank you for the wisdom and guidance you have given us and our daughter. K has improved, as you said she would, with the right learning methods. You have truly helped us understand K’s learning needs and provided us with effective advice on how to help her. As you know we were struggling when we came to you.

Through your advice and support we have minimized the struggle and maximized the use of learning time. We already see a change in her confidence and so do her teachers. You are truly capable of assessing and understanding how each child learns and offer clear and effective advice.

- Bonny and Tom Staniskis

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