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Author archives: Claire Fox

Top Resources For Parents To Help Develop Their Child’s Literacy

Let's not beat around the bush with this one: reading and literacy matters. From helping children to develop their vocabulary skills to giving them better opportunities in life, reading has been proven time and time again to have a huge impact on the life of a child. Statistics only help to solidify what education professionals already know; reading for pleasure can have a greater impact on a child's cognitive development than the educational background of their parents....

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Partnering With Parents Part 4: Speaking Their Language

Can you speak teenager? It’s arguably one of the most challenging languages to learn, despite the fact we have all, at some point, spoken it ourselves. Not only do children of this age have to contend with the jump from primary to secondary school, but they also have hormones increasingly playing a role in their temperament. Add that to the pressures of a modern life, and it’s hardly surprising that many parents feel that they are less likely to be engaged with their children at secondary school than primary....

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