Hearing Children Read

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Thousands of children are being heard read every day in school by untrained volunteers. A little judicious training could make all the difference. more paws →

The Language of Behaviour

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The language we use to describe a difficulty can either become the final barrier or the first positive step towards a solution. By using the language of Need, we can avoid becoming trapped in the langauage of helplessness, blame and excuses. more paws →

Reason and Fun: Andrew Tait

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An item on Radio 4’s obituary programme, Last Word, caught my interest. The description of the work of Andrew Tait showed he was a person who understood the basics of human motivation. Tait helped to stamp out Tuberculosis in the UK and put an end to the “jerry-building” of new houses. His work has made a massive impact on our lives today.  more paws →