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Making maths fun

Posted on 8th July, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

Maths has become one of the most dreaded subjects at school. Author and professor of mathematics Dr Jo Boaler explains how we can help children enjoy maths and even excel at it Do your children tell you how exciting maths is or how objects that you count stay the same number even when you move [...]

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Are parents to blame for bad behaviour in the classroom?

Posted on 24th May, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

Ursula Hirschkorn investigates who’s to blame for increasing levels of unruly behaviour in our schools When my children were pre-school age I toyed with the idea of training to become a teacher. I was attracted by what I thought would be short hours and long holidays. A couple of stints in the classroom soon put [...]

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Charlie Swinbourne reading to his two daughters

Why fathers should read to their children

Posted on 14th March, 2013 | Find this under Education, Featured

Seventy-five per cent of fathers don’t read to their children. They don’t know what they’re missing, says Charlie Swinbourne Every family has a bedtime routine, and we are no different. At around 6.15pm every night, it begins. Our daughters have their bath, brush their teeth, get their pyjamas on, and then, usually after a number [...]

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