Tag Archives: Special Needs

Private tutoring: the pros and cons of getting some extra help

Tutoring works, so it’s little wonder that private tutoring is so popular these days. Studies indicate that it can comfortably move a student one and a half grades. This could mean moving a student from a low D to a good C, … Continue reading

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Help your child achieve their maximum potential as a Gifted and Talented pupil

Gifted and talented students often have a tough time in our education system. One parent told me that ‘the biggest challenge is keeping the child inspired and motivated within an educational system that more often than not lets them down’. … Continue reading

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Don’t let special educational needs be a barrier to successful learning

Parents of children with special needs know the importance of collaboration when it comes to education. Regardless of whether their child has visual, auditory or other impairments, from the very beginning, parents will count on advice and care from professionals, … Continue reading

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Tutors and children with special educational needs

Of course it would be ideal if your special needs child got all the teaching they needed at school, but it’s not always the case. Even if your child gets plenty of support and can manage to stay afloat in … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Maths apps and tools to save the blushes of parents and students

Move over Peter Parker, there’s a new superhero in town and this one’s packing more brainpower than Krang himself. The self-styled Human Calculator (AKA Scott Flansburg) graced our screens this morning to promote World Maths Day, express his concern about the way we … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Apps for children with special educational needs

It’s becoming increasingly clear that iPads and iPhones have so much more to offer than the games and shopping apps that are, admit it, the hook for a lot of us. Technology is bringing about a revolution in teaching and … Continue reading

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