October 2014 Blog Posts (2)

Brain training can help maths and reading

A recent article in The Conversation by Emma Blakey addressed a widespread concern about exaggerated claims made by developers of brain training products.

Blakey correctly pointed out that the evidence for the effects of brain training on children’s performance at school is weak. But there is a real danger that such articles can swing public opinion too far in one direction. The…

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Added by Brian O'Connell on October 23, 2014 at 3:26am — No Comments

Marco Polo - FREE eBook and Audio for October

"Marco”  -  "Polo”  -  “Marco”  -  “Polo” – children (and adults!) in swimming pools all shouting out in a game of ..... cat and mouse ..... the swimming pool game where one person closes their eyes, shouts out “Marco” and the others reply with “Polo”.  ‘Marco’ has to try to catch those that shout out ‘Polo’.

History states that the explorer, Marco Polo, was lost and he thought he heard his family calling his name, ‘Marco’ and…

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Added by Marion Andersson on October 1, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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