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“Teaching Fraction Basics”, Maths In Primary School

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Teaching Fraction Basics Teaching Fraction Basics is to help parents and others tutoring a child in Middle Primary School. Children in primary school are introduced to fractions in stages. Halves, quarters and thirds are the first fractions. These are taught in various ways in the early and middle primary school. By Grade 4, when children […]

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“Division, How to Teach”

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Division, How To Teach New Method Versus Old Method Anyone can teach division to Middle Primary School children. Methods have changed a bit over the years but I’m not convinced that they are better. The new strategy used in the classroom involves: working from the top down rather than bottom up in addition and multiplication. […]

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“Flash Cards – How To Make”, Literacy In Primary School

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Flash Cards – How To Make Them To browse lesson packages click the blue button. Flash Cards – How To Make Them Flash Cards and the Word Wall pages go together. Here is the link  https://www.tutoringprimary.com/product/early-primary-school-word-wall/ or from this list on this link:   https://www.tutoringprimary.com/product/sight-words-prep-grade-1/ Step 1. If you have some lead time with your Prep […]

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“The Struggling Child In Early Primary School”

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 The Struggling Child. Stop Worrying And Act. To browse lesson packages click the blue button. Every parent wants their child to learn to read. I have solutions and sensible advice on taking control. Distressed parents have come to me  about reports from the school. They are worried and they want another opinion.   “Is my […]

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“How To Teach Hand-Printing”, Literacy In Primary School

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How To Teach Hand-Printing To browse lesson packages click the blue button. How to Teach Hand-Printing gives parents and others step by step instructions. I use the term hand-printing to distinguish it from writing in script from Grade 4. This applies to children in Prep to Grade 4. However, many children persist in printing beyond […]

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“Homework – Relevant And Short”, In Primary Schools

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Homework – Relevant And Short To browse lesson packages click the blue button. Homework – Relevant And Short is a discussion of important issues relating to every primary school child. It needs serious thought in primary school circles. We know, as teachers, that one of the most effective ways to teach is to  correct the class’ […]

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“Autism And Schools, Asbergers And Teachers”

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Autism And Schools, Asbergers And Teachers To browse lesson packages click the blue button. How A Diagnosis Is Made The DSM or Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and the ICD, The International Classification of Diseases, are the two most influential and widely used handbooks when diagnosing Asberger’s syndrome.   Although the DSM-IV is still […]

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“One Hundred Sight Words”, Literacy Early Primary School

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The One Hundred Sight Words Follow The Spelling Rules – Mostly To browse lesson packages click the blue button. The 100 Sight Words for Prep and Grade 1 is the quick route to reading in English. It doesn’t change the importance of phonics in early literacy. Sight Words are set down for Prep and Grade […]

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“Teaching The Dyslexic Child, No 1” Primary Schools

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Teaching The Dyslexic Child No 1 Understand The Research First. To browse lesson packages click the blue button. Dyslexia and dysgraphia have been discussed extensively. Research is ongoing and progress is being made. However, Dr Jon Lieff warns that there is still much we don’t know and advises caution in response to new findings (http://www.searchijonlieffmd.com/…/can-neuroscience-improve-education). […]

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“Teaching The Dyslexic Child No 2” Primary Schools

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The Dyslexic Child In The Classroom To browse lesson packages click the blue button. Dyslexia affects about 4% of children in English-speaking countries. Many children learn quickly through implicit teaching. They catch on.  But dyslexic children need instruction spelled out with no assumptions. This also applies to all children with a learning difficulty. The combination […]

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