Month: March 2020
Free Online Learning Course!
‘An introduction to multi-sensory learning’
Developed by Hirstwood Training , this is invaluable for any Teacher or Teaching Assistant wishing to deepen their understanding of how sensory learning works for children with SEND.
It is beautifully designed with video and auditory commentary; the text offers useful insights and summaries, all in ‘bite size’ chunks.
www.hirstwood.com – launched this month by Richard and Lois Hirstwood, whose commitment and boundless energy has driven innovation in the field of SEND for over 25 years.
Check out the full suite of Sensory Online Learning modules.
Born Too Early
Born too early; a Father’s journey with his prematurely born son.
Ross McGill of Teacher Toolkit has a really high profile in the world of Education. The Guardian dubbed him “Britain’s most influential teaching expert”
But he is also the father of a little boy born at 28 weeks gestation. His blogs give some valuable insights.
It is always worth reminding ourselves that there are between 2 – 4 children born prematurely in every Primary classroom ; (many more in Special Schools).Is that your classroom
And please remember it is not just about the child; we need to acknowledge the ‘premature arrival of parenthood’, and all of the pain, anguish and anxiety they experience.
To you the parent may be unduly concerned and overbearing about their, but in reality the trauma of those birth experiences have never left them. They are a ‘confident champion’ for their child,