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Here you will find all the latest blog posts and video posts. There are 5 main categories:

5 petal flower Inner Spark - Connecting to your inner spark and recognising your genius, covering a range of topics including; butterflyemergingHealthy eatingTanya Moore

 

  • motivation and mindset
  • healthy eating
  • confidence in learning

 

fun, fast, effectiveAccelerated Learning – Articles, resources and techniques on how you can learn faster and more effectively

Top 5 tips – Relax, play games, be creative, utilise your memory and teach what you learn. Learn more about fun, fast, effective learning on this video

wordwall1Languages – Yes, a language can be learnt up to conversational in just 2 days! Learning a language can open up new opportunities and possibilities. It doesn’t have to be a struggle and it can be lots of fun. Use memory techniques by creating hooks to help you remember new words.

permaculture cardsMemory – Memory techniques that you can apply to a range of subjects. Easily remember someone's name

Always remember someone’s name when you meet them by following the 3L’s and 3R’s - Listen, Look, Link and Repeat, Review, Recall. Learn more about them on the video post

Pay it ForwardPay it Forward – Posts on kindness, happiness, inspiring children and pay it forward!

kindness

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Teachers and parents as positive role models

One of the most natural ways we learn is from observing others. Children watch and observe the world around them and then repeat what they learn. Body language, habits, expressions and ways of being – children take it all in … Continue reading

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Epilepsy and Learning 2

The top 10 things epilepsy has taught me about learning Part 2 This is part 2 of the top 10 thing that epilepsy has taught me about learning. If you haven’t read part 1 yet, take a look here 6. … Continue reading

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Epilepsy and Learning 1

The top 10 things epilepsy has taught me about learning Part 1 I am a teacher, specialising in effective learning. I have epilepsy, a neurological condition that affects more than half a million people in the UK. It has shaped … Continue reading

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Happy learning

This is my first post in a series of happiness and learning. In this series, we will explore: happiness in schools happiness as part of emotional wellbeing how happiness benefits your health Finland’s success with happy teaching activities for happy … Continue reading

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Epilepsy and memory

Epilepsy is a great teacher. It is one of the things that sparked my curiosity and fascination about memory. I first had a grand mal seizure when I was 11 on an autumnal evening. Even though it was many years … Continue reading

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Short term memory

Recently I led a workshop for Dyspraxic Me, a charity that puts on events for young people with Dyspraxia. One of the common links between the participants was in their short term memory – easily forgetting someone’s name or where … Continue reading

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Improve your productivity with accelerated learning

Accelerated learning is not just for studying, education or learning a new skill, the principles can be applied to improve your productivity. In our modern technological world, it is quite common to be sat at a desk for long periods … Continue reading

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8 year old wisdom

Happiness

Where does happiness come from? Where do you feel happiness in your body? What key things are linked with happiness? These are some of the questions I raised with an 8 year old student in a discussion about words, spelling … Continue reading

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Learning

‘The more things you read, the more things you will know. The more things you learn, the more places you’ll go. – Dr Seuss  

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Happiness and size

‘A small house will hold as much happiness as a big one.’ – Author unknown

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