Can dog training techniques teach us something about educating children?
I have learned a great deal about the best ways to work with my students from working with my award-winning dog, Floyd. For example, dogs respond better to positive reinforcement and rewards than they do to negativity. So do students. Read on for some more ways we can help our students learn better.
How to help your child with maths
Studies have shown that 25–35 percent of students struggle with maths at school. Singer and actress Cher has dyscalculia (as well as dyslexia) but she has overcome it to achieve a stellar career - when her son was also diagnosed, she used computer-based interactive lessons, and one-to-one tutoring, the same techniques we use at Thinking2morrow.