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Using Praise Effectively In The Classroom



In either a classroom or any child-rearing situation, there comes a time where teachers and parents must decide which technique they’ll adopt when it comes to teaching the young people in their care; but discipline, or praise, can be more than a carrot or the stick scenario. 

Reasons to Buy From Laburnum House Educational



Laburnum House Educational has been providing books to schools for over 25 years, our core business model revolves around fast and thorough customer service. 

Developing Children's Imaginations With Reading & Creative Subjects



Over the years, it has become distinctly noticeable that broadening the imagination is a vital aspect of creating success within learning for children, especially within creative subjects and English. In this blog, find out what exactly creates the perfect imagination learning curve for little ones.

Everything You Need To Know About SAT's 2019



SAT's are always a stressful time for students, however, in this blog, we have come up with a series of pointers that will help you and your child to understand SAT'S even better, and even more importantly, if they are the choice that you want to take.

Getting To Grips With Learning To Read



Learning to read is one of the trickiest, but one of the most important skills for anyone to have. In this blog, we will discuss tips and tricks, to hopefully make the process even easier.

A Short History of Children's Laureates



If you’re into books, it’s highly likely that you’ve heard of the coveted post of Children’s Laureate. In short, it’s a position awarded every two years to an author who has really made a difference in children’s literature. 

David Walliams: The New Roald Dahl?



When encouraging children to read, the usual books usually crop up from our own memories of early reading; Dr Seuss, Beatrix Potter, and who can forget Roald Dahl! But there’s a new kid on the block, and he’s being compared to the latter – and rightly so! 

How Parents Can Support Their Children With Homework



In times gone by it was usual for families to gather around the dining table in the early evenings to enjoy a meal together and talk about the day’s events. It was also the perfect opportunity for a parent to answer any questions their child had about school homework.

Top Tips to Encourage Reading At Home



There are many among us who look back on their childhood years and fondly remember the hours of pleasure spent reading. Whether it was surreptitiously done after lights out under the duvet or while sitting in a favourite chair during winter months, or even while outside in the summer garden, reading was for many a means of escape and adventure.

Report Shows Pupil's Favourite Books



The “What Kids Are Reading” report for 2019 has been released and shows some interesting trends. Over 1 million children across 5,000 schools were surveyed on their reading habits and favourite books to compile the study which has been tracking pupil reading habits for over 10 years. 


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