Procrastination: Help your child get on with their work  

Procrastination – what is it?   ‘Procrastinare’ The Latin meaning putting forward until tomorrow Procrastination is putting off a task that needs to be done.  It may seem hard to believe but procrastination hasn’t always been seen as a negative behaviour (Van Eerde, 2003).  In the 1600s procrastination described thoughtful decision making which produced better outcomes. Psychologists have found

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Revise for your Exams: 5 study tips that really work

When you revise for your exams, the most important thing to remember is to use active revision techniques.  If you try simply to read over the material and remember it, you will find that very little of the information goes into your memory.  What you need to do is find ways of engaging actively with your revision

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Neuroplasticity: how does it help your child learn?

In my previous blog we explored lifestyle factors that can help your brain support your memory. In this blog we will discover what neuroplasticity really means and what research shows us about how we can try to improve it. The brain is a muscle The brain is a muscle the more we use it and

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