How to write like Roald Dahl

 How to write like Roald Dahl – Six steps to help improve your child’s creative writing   Creative writing plays an important role in a child’s development and communication skills. It is also one of the key areas which school pupils are tested on during English language examinations. The UK government department for education wrote: ‘…overall the majority of pupils … Read More

Muneeb AsgharHow to write like Roald Dahl

Communication

I am most definitely not technophobic and would seriously would find it very difficult to function without my mobile-phone, tablet and laptop. I need to keep in contact with family, friends and the people that I work for, mainly because there are hundreds of miles between us. To do this I communicate through text, emails and social networking sites as … Read More

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Storytelling

Storytelling Telling Stories has got to be one of the most important skills that we need to cultivate. To most people that may sound like a sweeping statement, but to parents and educationalists it is part of what makes us good at communication skills. If you consider that when someone gives a presentation, they need more than a good background … Read More

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September – the month to get organised!

  September signifies so many changes – subtle changes in the temperature which ultimately heralds seasonal changes; damp mornings and cool breezes (or torrential downpours and storm force winds) announce the start of the transformation of leaves from green to autumnal shades; each day becomes a little shorter and shops start advertising Christmas goodies. Did I mention that there are … Read More

Muneeb AsgharSeptember – the month to get organised!

Multi-Sensory Approach to Encourage Pre-Maths Skills

At some point we all have experienced difficulty with Maths. It is surprising how many adults will say that they did not do well in Maths at school, yet they can place a bet (odds and probability), play snooker (estimation of angles and speed), and play darts (subtraction and multiplication) all of which involve high functioning mathematical skills. The difference … Read More

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Multi-Sensory Approach to Encourage Pre-Writing Skills

Before a child starts any formal learning there are some great activities that you can encourage at home that will lay a solid foundation on which to build skills that will be used for a life time. Even when your child has started formal learning, reinforcement and enhancement of skills can be achieved through some fun activities. Learning can always … Read More

Muneeb AsgharMulti-Sensory Approach to Encourage Pre-Writing Skills

Multi-Sensory Approach to Encourage Pre-Reading Skills

Long before a child starts school and picks up a book belonging to a reading scheme they accumulate skills that will shape their ‘reading experience’. Soon after birth babies start to hear songs that are sung to them, traditional rhymes and music all which will help with develop language and ultimately communication and reading skills. Experiencing music is not just … Read More

Muneeb AsgharMulti-Sensory Approach to Encourage Pre-Reading Skills