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Keeping up in the classroom

Every child learns at a different pace and has a unique learning style. At NumberWorks’nWords, we know that every child has specific learning needs and requires personalised support to achieve their full potential. When learning in a classroom, there are many factors at play that influence how well a child learns and whether they are able to keep up with their peers and stay on track with their learning. No matter what type of learner your child is, these tips will help them to keep up in the classroom.

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5 tips for adjusting to a new school

Starting at a new school can be nerve-wracking, even for the most confident and resilient children. It’s normal to feel a mix of nerves and excitement when moving schools or starting a new school level. Whether your family has moved to a new area and your children are being relocated to a new school, or if your child is moving on to the next year level at a new school, these tips for adjusting to a new school can help. It’s important during this transitionary period to make your child feel comfortable and confident in their abilities to adapt to their new school environment. With the right support, your child will be feeling at home at their new school in no time!

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Homework Hacks: 5 ways to make homework easier

Students are successful with their learning when they have the support and resources they need, along with strong habits and motivation to keep them going. Parents play an important role in their children’s academic success and can have a positive impact on their learning by engaging with their homework. Taking an interest in your child’s homework, lending a helping hand, providing extra support when needed, and modelling organisational skills and time management go a long way in helping your child achieve academic success. Homework shouldn’t be treated as a chore or something the family dreads. Cultivating a positive outlook about homework and taking an active role as a parent can make the daily task enjoyable and rewarding. This blog explores 5 tips to make homework less stressful and more beneficial for the whole family.

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4 ways to start the school year strong

The new school year is upon us! Many of us share the sentiment that the new year brings new beginnings, and provides renewed opportunity for personal growth. Following a disruptive 2020, many of us are seeking stability and normalcy for the year ahead. Though we can’t predict what 2021 will bring, we can set our children up for success, and help them start the school year strong. Read on to discover 4 ways to help your child succeed this year.

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5 ways to instil study habits


Positive habits make life easier. When a habit is engrained, it becomes second nature, and we make it a priority without having to motivate ourselves to complete a task. Establishing good habits early in life sets us up for success down the track, and is a skill that can be applied in all areas of life. Children are influenced by what they see around them, and what is normalised in their lives, so when parents, teachers and mentors model positive habits, children will follow their lead. Good habits are beneficial in all aspects of life, from what we habitually eat, to how active we are, and how we spend our time. Instilling positive study habits in children is important for their academic development and helps shape them into active learners. Read on to discover 5 ways to instil study habits in young learners.

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