December 2020

Using musical activities to
support language development

people drumming in a group

There are many similarities between music and language, in the way they are organised, processed, and produced. Music therefore has enormous potential as a language learning tool, which can be appealing to even the least engaged or confident learners. Read more

(this post first appeared in the Across Cultures newsletter December 2019)

Dyslexia Myth #1: 
Dyslexic people are all very creative.

A model of an elf with some daisies

I often hear colleagues pronouncing that dyslexic learners are all very creative, but I do wonder what the evidence for that is, and what they mean by ‘creative’.
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