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Raising a Radical Reading

“You may have tangible wealth untold. Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you can never be – I had a mother who read to me.” – Strickland Gillilan

This is the last piece in my series regarding homework and homework tips for Junior Phase kiddies and their hard-working parents. It is about one of the most vital skills that are to be learnt in your child’s foundation years at school; reading.

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Moulding a Marvellous Mathematician

Maths can be practical and fun! Maths is all around us; by this I mean that one is able to practise your numeracy skills throughout your normal daily routine. Here are some more enjoyable Maths activities to use.

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Creating a Super Speller

Let’s face it; as well as sometimes being a struggle, homework can often become monotonous, with the similar reading, spelling and numeracy activities being revised each day. It is often a good idea to start with the subject that your child finds the most tricky. This way you prevent the battle at the end of the sitting when your child is tired and frustrated.

I have compiled a list of homework tips to make your afternoon activities more bearable…and perhaps even…fun?

This week I will be focussing on some tips for making Phonics and Spelling homework more interesting. Here are some ideas:

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Homework.....a good habit!

Homeworka good habitThere are so many exciting and wonderful things to look forward to as your little one enters into the new world of ‘big school’. Unfortunately, for many families, homework isn’t one of them. After a few short introductory weeks the dreaded homework will begin. This is a journey that you will continue on with your child throughout his Primary and High school years.

 

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