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Multisensory, Tips & Strategies

Taking the Paper and Pencil Away: Using A Multisensory Approach to Learning

By the time a student starts with us for reading and writing support, they are usually feeling defeated in their abilities. Being asked to produce work on paper every day at school can feel especially draining to students who struggle with letter formation and spelling. Every student is different in their learning strengths and needs,… Continue reading Taking the Paper and Pencil Away: Using A Multisensory Approach to Learning

Celebrations

The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts are Positive Affirmations

As educators we are always looking for ways to build our students up and instill them with confidence. One of the ways we do this is by using positive affirmations that help the kids we work with feel valued, respected, and understood. Positive affirmations are more than just feedback or saying “good job”; they are… Continue reading The Best Valentine’s Day Gifts are Positive Affirmations

Health & Wellness

“Oh the weather outside is frightful…”

Winter has arrived and with it comes the end of the school term, colds and flu, and lots of holiday stress for many people. Finding a balance between enjoying the festive season, dealing with the end-of-term busy-ness, and managing the winter blues can be difficult. To help you out, Access Learning has put together a… Continue reading “Oh the weather outside is frightful…”

Meet the Tutor

Meet the Tutor – Pamela Robinson

This week the Access Learning Blog is starting a series of posts that will help our community get to know the inspiring and exceptional tutors who make up its team. Today, the blog looks at Pamela Robinson, founder of Access Learning and wearer of many hats, including administrator, tutor, and children's advocate. So keep reading… Continue reading Meet the Tutor – Pamela Robinson

Back to School, Executive Function

Getting Off to a Good Start

The first week of the school year can be a frantic time! Students have new routines to learn, new assignments to start working on, new relationships to build, and new skills to develop. Sometimes, once the initial excitement of returning to the classroom fades and the school work begins in earnest, kids start to feel… Continue reading Getting Off to a Good Start