In this podcast, Dr Kathy Weston talks to top neuroscientist Professor Adele Diamond about the importance of executive functions and how parents can help to enhance their development in children.
Dr Weston Talks with Professor Paul Howard-Jones: Motivating Learning During the COVID-19 School Closures
In this podcast, neuroscientist Professor Paul Howard-Jones discusses the challenges facing parents and teachers during school closures and gives tips on how to motivate and reward learning. He also dispels some unhelpful misconceptions about the brain and learning.
Parents can really boost a child’s learning if they engage in fun, innovative learning games at home, in family life.
In this video, parents are introduced to the idea of “maths anxiety”. If we have negative feelings towards maths, it can easily affect our children and their confidence level. By being conscious of this concept, we are better able to take the first steps in not passing on our own worries about numbers!
All of our children will have to undertake English comprehension tasks, the whole way through school. How can we ensure that they thrive in this area? What can we do at home to boost their comprehension skills? These quick tips can make a big difference.
When spellings come home from school, parents are expected to help their children learn them. What is the best way to do this? How can we make it both fun and effective? This video contains useful tips that parents may find useful.
Parents play a powerful role in helping children thrive at school. This resource helps parents understand areas where they can make a difference. Every tip is evidence-based and easy to apply.