Singing Blog

A blog on festive singing and rhyming in the Early Years!

A blog by Trish Boylan, Business Development Coordinator; Qualified Teacher As anybody with experience in the early years knows, songs and singing are a fantastic way to capture the attention and imagination of young children. However more than simply entertaining a group, songs provide children with patterns and repetition they can access and understand. The repetitive nature of the songs …

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It’s not too late to book your Talk Boost Training for January’s INSET Day!

With the festive period and New Year fast approaching, many schools will be looking to fill their inset day on 5th January with some constructive and engaging training. The forthcoming inset day is the perfect opportunity for your school to establish the Talk Boost intervention programme ready for the new term. Talk Boost is a structured and robustly evidenced programme …

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Help us make an impact with Talk about Talk

Talk about Talk is a training and tutoring programme provided by I CAN that develops young people’s communication skills. It supports vulnerable young people; those who are struggling to access training or employment, who may be excluded from education, or at risk of offending – many of these young people will have communication difficulties but often they won’t have been …

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A blog from Jasmine Woolven, Mathematics teacher at Overton Grange School, Sutton

I CAN’s Secondary Talk is an evidence-based practical programme to help schools support their young people to develop essential communication skills. In this blog we hear from Jasmine Woolven from Overton Grange School about using a communication rich teaching style for the teaching of Maths, and the impact on pupils. My name is Jasmine Woolven – I teach Mathematics at Overton …

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The next steps in listening! By Amanda Baxter, I CAN Communication Advisor

This blog comes to you from an I CAN speech & language therapist and explores the importance of listening skills, and what you can to to develop them! Listening is a skill that develops from when we’re born to adulthood (and then we often use our ‘selective hearing’ to listen to the things we want to hear!). Just like any …

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