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Talking through a problem improves reasoning skills and helps in understanding why a solution works, rather than memorising and rote learning. Talk Together London's worksheets provide examples and are designed to elicit thinking and talking through solutions.                  

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In mathematics, many of the elements performed are formulaic and repetitive and erros may crop up. It is important to refocus, take a step back and look for patterns whether this is the simplification of an infinite sum or finding the solution to a trigonometry problem. Not only will good methods reduce the number of errors that you make but the maths problems will also be easier to tackle.

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In the following post, we will be exploring the benefits and effects of practicing extra-curricular activities on the mind.

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Creative Story Writing with Play benefits kids and their parents and carers. Children feel valued, loved and connected. Talking and listening is beneficial for adults, too, because it helps in building close relationship. These skills are important for success at school and in life.

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Lifelong learners who are bosses of their learning are not afraid to ask questions, to evaluate their learning and to take action in order to achieve their goals. Learning to learn involves a depth of personal learning than skill development alone. Teaching the skill of learning to learn may take time and effort but once people learn this skill, their progress accelerates and they are more successful.

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