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Principles of home-based learning for parents

An introduction to the principles of home-based learning and how parents can support their children’s learning and wellbeing.

Berry’s level 3 lockdown #3

A story to help children to understand the current lockdown situation

Berry’s level 3 lockdown #2

A story to help children to understand the current lockdown situation

Berry’s level 3 lockdown

A story to help children to understand the current lockdown situation

Wellbeing and self-compassion: key ideas from our webinar with Dr Natalie Flynn

Advice from clinical psychologist Dr Natalie Flynn on maintaining the wellbeing of teachers, parents and students during lockdown and beyond

Supporting primary-aged children to write: Ideas for parents

A set of strategies to help parents support and motivate children to work on their writing at home.

Encouraging older children to read independently: Ideas for parents

A set of straightforward tips to help parents support older and independent readers at home.

Learning maths at home with children aged 3-7

Practical and straightforward ideas for parents to help them support their children’s understanding of maths.

Supporting the learning of babies and toddlers at home

How to support babies and toddlers to play and learn through the exploration of common household items, books and rhymes.

A guide to finding books for children online

Links to websites with a range of e-books for children, and advice for parents about reading online.

Learning at home: A visual scheduling tool for children with autism spectrum disorder

A visual scheduling tool designed to help parents of children with ASD support their learning and wellbeing while on lockdown.

More play ideas for babies

A range of play ideas, which promote sensory experiences, motor skill development as well as cognitive development.

Play ideas for babies: Treasure baskets and boxes

Babies love to explore different shapes and textures, and to take objects out of a container and then put them back in again.

Research-backed strategies to help you learn

A set of six straightforward strategies that have been proven by research to help students learn more effectively.

Reading together at home: Tips for parents of primary school-aged children

How to support your child’s learning and development through the simple act of sharing a story.

Top tips for studying independently

Some practical and easy-to-implement tips that students can use to help them develop more effective study habits.

Learning at home: Supporting twice-exceptional learners

Strategies for helping to support the home-based learning of gifted students who have one or more co-existing learning challenges.

Taking action: A short guide to cybersafety for parents

The most important steps you need to take to keep your children safe online, with links to a number of useful cybersafety tools and resources.

Learning at home: The importance of self-regulation and how to promote it

A step-by-step approach for teachers to help develop their students’ self-regulation skills for distance learning.

Reading at home together: Tips for parents of young children

The many benefits of reading with young children for their learning and wellbeing, with tips to further enhance shared reading at home.

Some initial thoughts on how parents can support their children’s learning

As a parent, there are lots of ways that you can support the learning, wellbeing and development of your child.

Learning at home: Supporting early literacy

A number of practical and everyday ideas that parents of young children can use to develop foundational skills for literacy at home.

Learning at home: Supporting children with Special Education Needs

Some specific ideas to help parents establish routines and support their children’s learning at home.

Supporting wellbeing and resilience

Simple but effective ways for parents and caregivers to enhance wellbeing and build resilience in children while on lockdown.

Home learning: Developing a structure for your day

While the research base is rather limited on structuring a day for home learning, there are some underlying principles based on research about effective learning and human behaviour, that might be useful.

Learning at home: Having conversations that support learning

Tips for helping parents and caregivers support children’s learning by extending their thinking and building their vocabulary through conversation

Learning at home: Having conversations with young children that support learning

Tips for helping parents and caregivers support young children’s learning by extending their thinking and building their language skills through conversation.

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