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There are one or two outreach venues where it is not possible to access the internet with our laptops: for example, delivering an after school club in a basement. As a solution we started using a WD 4 TB Elements Portable Hard Drive and recommend it to anyone who needs to access their files and resources without Wi-Fi. Also, bring colouring books with you because everyone enjoys them.

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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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It is possible to support students and children by offering them ways to understand how they learn and to improve their studying methods and learning strategies. But, the real question is whether it can be guaranteed that they will develop as successful learners in life? Whether by choosing the right strategies to study and to learn a topic or a task it can be guaranteed that they will develop the skill of learning to learn?

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