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Maths- Negative numbers

The other day I was working with negative numbers; something children are introduced to from about Year 6/7  in England. I’ve started to realise just how difficult it is for some young people to apply common sense and logic to this rather obscure concept. Working with positive (plus) and negative (minus) numbers appears to be…

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Communicating with (and from) ourselves

Here is my thought (or question) for today: How does our writing communicate ourselves?  For 30 years I have been writing non-fiction books on educational issues – mainly about children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. My writing has been based on personal opinion, underpinned by extensive research and the governmental policy from which those opinions…

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Frustration

Whoever said that writing and publishing books is easy. I’ve just finished reading the third proof copy of my printed book that I have converted from an ebook. Support for Children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities: a parents’ guide is now as good as I can make it. The text is tightened up and…

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