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One of the questions investigated on a higher education or university course is: What are numbers? It is an interesting question because, if you think about it, we do not ever touch, feel, hear, see or smell numbers. Yes, we touch and see, feel, hear and smell things and may count or measure them, but that's about it! Numbers happen to be pretty mysterious things because, apart from counting or measuring, they are not met through the five senses. Students in higher education may study theories about what numbers are. There are different kinds of numbers such as rational numbers...

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Parents and carers usually remember their own school days when their children start attending school. Some parents and carers are able to help their children with their homework. Others feel that they have done their duty if they can offer a good desk and a quiet environment for their child to study in.     Are you going back to school with your child?   On the one hand, if helping your child with homework brings back these memories, it is natural to feel some hesitation. On the other hand, our intuition tells us that, just like anything else in...

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 North Kensington Library Date & Time:  3rd Monday each month 15:30 to 17:30  You do not need to book, just come along. For 2 - 16 year olds. Parents and carers help 2 - 5 year olds to write their stories.  Talk Together London - Tel: 020 7101 4428   Is your child enjoying learning? It is good fun for young writers to tell their stories using legos or modelling clay at first. We call it 'Creative Play Story Writing' or "Story Writing with Play'! Then, they can focus on spelling, punctuation and grammar and appreciate the importance of literacy...

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  Event Name:  Playful Story Writing with Lego at North Kensington Library Facilitator:  Talk Together London team Date & Time:  3rd Monday of each month  3:30 - 5:00 pm Ticket:  For advance bookings, contact North Kensington Library Category:  After School Education - Literacy   It is good fun for young writers to tell their stories using legos or modelling clay at first. You can find more information on this from Cambridge University research. The process helps improve literacy and helps students in their exams. We call it 'Creative Play Story Writing' or "Story Writing with Play'!   Students can take care of...

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  Children from 5 to 19 years old and their families took part in the project. The ‘Help a Child Publish a Story’ project was funded by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Arts Grants Scheme in 2017-18, to develop an understanding of common elements within traditional stories and guide the participants to write their own stories.     The stories are archived. The project continues to deliver story writing workshops for lifelong learners and new stories are added to the Story Library regularly. It is also known as the 'My Story Project' among the participants. The project workshops...

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