Category: Dyscalculia

Scientists confirm that it’s better to let children learn through play

I have always believed that children learn better through play.  Get out there and let them play!! “Scientists have recently determined that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain – unless it is done with play, in which case, it...

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’. This is a very serious state of affairs when surgeons are saying that their students have lost the dexterity for stitching or sewing up patients. ‘Screen time’ must be causing one of the...

Richard Branson’s top three tips for children with dyslexia

Richard Branson shares his top three tips for children with dyslexia Branson has come up with some excellent practical strategies to help children with dyslexia. 1. Find your passions and pursue them doggedly. 2. Do your best. Your best is always good enough, and the...