Tag Archive: education


Using iPads in the classroom

At Fundamentally Children, we are always interested to hear about how schools are using iPads and other tablets to support learning in the classroom. Corsham Primary School was one of the first schools to introduce iPads in the classroom. We spoke to Gemma Wade, Foundation Stage teacher at Corsham Primary School, Member of Pickwisk Learning about this…
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December 5, 2014 Tags:, ,

Amanda Gummer & Rachel Tomlinson

Dr Amanda Gummer Interviewing Rachel Tomlinson From Barrowford School

In an exclusive interview with Rachel Tomlinson from Barrowford school in Lancashire, Dr Amanda Gummer asked Rachel about Barrowford School’s approach to learning and was delighted to learn that they share many of Fundamentally Children’s values. You can hear the whole interview here.   listen to ‘Dr Amanda Gummer Talking with Barrowford Primary School’s Headteacher…
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July 17, 2014 Tags:, ,

Top 10 Tips On Improving Your Child’s Communication Skills

Communication skills are paramount for both adults and children but there is more to communication than just learning to talk. Listening, interpreting verbal and non-verbal signals, writing, drawing and increasingly email, text and twitter are all forms of communication. Whilst some children can communicate confidently from an early age, others find it difficult to make…
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September 30, 2013 Tags:, , , , , , , , ,

Children And Foreign Languages

Learning a foreign language has many benefits both socially and academically. Learning a second language can be very rewarding which is great for self-confidence, and also and enhances listening, reading and writing life skills. Children who learn a second language tend to have a better understanding of the world and of other cultures. They also have a…
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September 28, 2013 Tags:, , , , , , , , , , ,