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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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Growth vs Fixed Mindset

A fixed mindset is a major barrier to learning for any student. It is the belief that one's...
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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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How to interpret reading and spelling tests

If you have raw scores from a recent reading or spelling test, you can establish a suitable...

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  • Speaking With Children

    Catherine C 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

    Michael Chambers 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

    N Khan 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...
  • To home school or not to home school? Editor's Pick

    Karen Russell Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Brighton) Picture For the past year I have been having a debate with myself about whether or not to home school my 7 year old daughter. I have two children, my daughter and my son who is 5. Both are extremely different in every way. When my daughter started in Reception, I had all the same highs and lows as any...
  • The Dominance Factor by Carla Hannaford Editor's Pick

    Melissa Mansfield Special Educational Needs (SEN) Tutor (Dartford) Picture Most people know whether they are left or right handed, but do they know which foot, hand, ear, eye and side of the brain are their dominant ones? According to Carla Hannaford, there are 32 possible 'dominance profiles' and we can all identify our own. Why is this important? She argues that at...