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To home school or not to home school?

For the past year I have been having a debate with myself about whether or not to home school my...
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Special Needs of Students often Missed in Schools

Dyslexia The modern trend in education is to place the vast majority of dyslexic pupils in...
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The Dominance Factor by Carla Hannaford

Most people know whether they are left or right handed, but do they know which foot, hand, ear,...
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Teaching superspecialism for SEN and Dyslexia

The most effective pedagogical principle for teaching in the primary phase today is formative...

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    I have a realistic view of the capabilities of pupils and will give a real idea of their capabilities.
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    I like to tailor each tutoring session to meet the individual needs of the client; whether that means spending an hour improving understanding of a particular topic, going through practice questions or devising a revision plan to help with exams.
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    I have been teaching secondary for 25 years, tutoring for 22. I am a progressive dyslexia teacher, I encourage the pupil to gain better marks by setting a challenge to their ability, then taking them through it so that they become more confident.
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    I am currently enrolling 11+ students on an intensive summer course covering all topics and exam technique. Please email for more details. I have twenty years' experience tutoring English and entrance exams. I am qualified to post-graduate level.
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    I am one of a small number of the UK's elite "career" tutors. I do not do tutoring on the side of another profession nor fit it in around other studies - it is my sole occupation and my passion.
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    As a kind and caring tutor, I provide 1:1 specialist tuition for children with support for dyslexia, dyscalculia and handwriting difficulties. I offer a positive, friendly environment using multi-sensory methods. I build confidence whilst having fun!
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  • Sensory Challenges With Eating

    Bal Dheer Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Nottingham) Picture Hypersenstive (over sensitive) eating behaviours you might record: -Appearing to be a 'picky' eater, refusing certain food based on the flavour/temperature.- Having a 'beige' diet as the foods the person accepts will mainly be of this colour.- Gagging easily.- Resistance to trying new...
  • Teaching superspecialism for SEN and Dyslexia

    Expert Tutor AJPTA Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Harrow) Picture The most effective pedagogical principle for teaching in the primary phase today is formative assessment. This essay will outline my personal approaches to assessment for learning drawn from my experience in vibrant, multi-ethnic and multicultural schools. In exploring/examining the most...
  • Speaking With Children

    Catherine A Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (North West London) Picture In her book 'Tout est Langage' (All is Language) the French paediatrician and psychoanalyst Fan├žoise Dolto, who bases her work on a fundamental belief in the importance of speech, gives this lovely example of the way she responds to a child's demand for sweets: "I want to illustrate something...

 

  • Growth vs Fixed Mindset Editor's Pick

    Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South East London) Picture A fixed mindset is a major barrier to learning for any student. It is the belief that one's ability as a learner is 'fixed' and unchangeable, regardless of effort or practice put in. For the best results academically, it is vital that a growth mindset is fostered in students. This is achieved...
  • Anxiety When Learning, For A Child With SEN

    Qualified SENCO Teacher London Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South West London) Picture A student with SEN participating in a learning task finds it uneasy, and feels they are taking a risk. Learning makes the pupil feel threatened and susceptible to failure, feelings of weakness and inadequacy, all of which can produce anxiety. Students with an education health care plan (EHCP)...
  • Special Needs of Students often Missed in Schools Editor's Pick

    Viv Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (South West London) Picture Dyslexia The modern trend in education is to place the vast majority of dyslexic pupils in mainstream schools. However it is clear from research that youngsters struggle with daily routines, and face teachers in the academic environment who are not always sympathetic or simply do not know how to...