The seemingly *enormous* task of building *spectacular* vocabularies with our children

By Imogen Dean, Speech & Language Therapist “Oh Miss, Miss! I saw one of those things today!” “What thing was that?” “You know, we saw it at the museum. One of those giant boat thingies.” “Oh, was it a ship?!” “Not a ship…it’s underwater!” “A sunken ship?” “No…it’s like, it goes really fast underwater, and …

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The Art of Recovery: help your teenager learn to go slow to go fast

By Dr Rick Smith, Education Consultant Stress is not your teen’s real enemy I’d like to let you in on a little secret: your teachers don’t want to reduce stress for your kids. Students in high-stress schools often told me that saying they’re feeling stressed was a way to show that they were aware of …

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