Keeping kids focused at the end of the year is a challenge. Holidays, warmer weather and the exciting things that come with the year closing out can become quite Read more
By Renee Irving-Lee, Children’s Book Author © 2019 Learning Links It's homework time again and there’s nothing but tears, refusal, arguments, tantrums, meltdowns or complete avoidance and procrastination. Grrrrrrrrrr!!!!! Why does homework have to be such an epic battle every night? Sound familiar? It's important for parents to think about why homework may be a challenge for Read more
There are a variety of things that may indicate that your child might be struggling at school. Behavioural problems, inability to follow instructions or avoiding taking part in activities are just some of the clues that might point to a learning difficulty. A child with a learning difficulty typically has an average to above average IQ but is reading at least 18 months below their Read more
Talking to teachers about homework that is set for your child is just one way you can help your child's school journey. Parents often don't know how to talk to a teacher about homework that is being set for their child. Parent's can feel anxious about the amount, level and frequency of homework being given to their child, particularly if they already have tutoring, therapy services and other Read more
The completion of homework is an issue in many families with parents having difficulty getting their children to initiate and complete homework. However, before we endeavour to provide you with a parents guide to homework, there are some important issues to be aware of. Homework ought to be a purposeful learning experience directly related to the work done in the classroom. It should be Read more
At Learning Links, we know that school can be very challenging for some children, particularly those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our experienced teachers understand that every child is unique, with their own goals, strengths and challenges. That’s why we work collaboratively with children, and their families, to identify exactly where the gaps are in their learning. We then Read more
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