Sir Jackie Stewart on Dyslexia

Jackie Stewart describes himself as an “extreme dyslexic”, but he has been incredibly successful, in spite of his miserable experience at school. Watch this BBC video for his insights and advice.

 

Which Coding Language to Learn? – Helpful Infographic

We’re learning to code with some of our pupils, and thoroughly enjoying ourselves!

But coding is a HUGE subject, so it can be hard to know where to begin. This infographic from code.org navigates the maze, and helps young people channel their effort into learning what’s most useful.

Donald Grey Triplett: The first boy diagnosed as autistic

Here’s an inspiring and moving story from the BBC that shows how life turned out for the very first person diagnosed with autism. It underpins the importance of a supportive community.

Handwriting Practice


This is a great resource that creates worksheets which can be used by pupils to practice and improve their hand-writing skills. The worksheets can be adapted to suit the writing ability of the pupils. Additionally, as any text can be used to produce the worksheet, they can be tailored to the interests of the pupil.

To access the resource, click on the link to the website above then, under the English Language menu, select Handwriting Practice.

 

Infographics vs Posters

Looking at an alternative to making posters? Try Infographics. They’re like posters, but they represent complex information with simple graphics. You’ll have seen examples all around you!

See this post from the excellent Highland Literacy blog for more information.