The impact of ‘Reading Aloud’ to children

 from a teacher’s perspective  Written by Jennifer Rennie for Reading Out of Poverty Foundation.   ‘Reading Aloud’ is the road to being literate, construction of language for a child begins from a very early age and exposure is key. Children… Continue Reading >

10 Words You Must Know To Speak Like A Local

 Whilst English is a complicated language, currently made up of over 200,000 words, there are multiple occasions every day when an English word just isn’t enough to convey an emotion. Language learning app Babbel has uncovered the top ten words from other languages that you didn’t… Continue Reading >

School Readiness and what you need to know.

The decision about when your child should start school can be a hard one to make. Many people think that being school ready means that your child must know how to read and write but these skills are often secondary… Continue Reading >

Tips how to strengthen children’s spelling

I haven’t been mentoring for around for a half year, however, I have increased much involvement from the steady advancement of the understudy’s mind in the gaining systems to retain the spelling of different words. I have attempted cheat sheets… Continue Reading >

Be a hands on teacher

I was at the children’s playground one day with my niece and nephew, and being the big kid I am, I decided to climb a tree. You’ll never guess what happened…   There’s  no doubting the importance of free range… Continue Reading >

How Messaging Apps are Changing the Game for First-Time Parents

We know all too well the challenges and experiences of becoming a new parent. On top of crying babies and midnight feeds there is always family and friends who want to call you relentlessly, or drop by unannounced to meet… Continue Reading >

Top Parenting Hacks from Bree, B Minor Music

This month I caught up with Bree Hanson, a Mother of 3 children aged under 7 who loves making music for children and delivers music classes in Childcare Centres, Kindergartens and Community Centres. Naturally, I  asked her about her music… Continue Reading >