Book Review: Violet

Violet Written by Tania Duprey Stehlik Illustrated by Vanja Vuleta Jovanovic Published by Second Story Press 32 pages Age range: KS1+ / 5+ Summary (from Goodreads): Violet is happy that her father has come to pick her up after her first day at a new school. But as she races over to meet him, one…

Autism

What is autism? AutismĀ is a lifelong, developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them. (National Autistic Society) Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. (NHS) The National Autistic Society estimates that 11 in…

Lifelong Learning: Upcoming courses for educators(April 2016)

There are a plethora of free courses available online teaching everything from marketing to underwater basket weaving (okay, not this one – this was an April Fool’s joke by Coursera last year) I have been a massive fan of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) since they first started to become popular and have completed quite…