Can You Boost Learning & Concentration Through Music?

A study done by Stanford University showed that music has a direct link with the brain, affecting areas to do with memory, making predictions and paying attention. If you have a learning difference, this could be extremely relevant. Learning differences are related to attention, concentration and processing, which can result in problems prioritising and completing tasks, as well as an overall feeling of “losing time.” So how can listening to music help with this?

“Once Upon a Time …” – Reading to Children Makes Them Happy and Smart!

Exciting, funny, disturbing, romantic and sometimes sad … For hundreds of years, stories have provided entertainment for all age groups. Stories are of great importance in the development of our children as they not only arouse emotions but also allow us to access empathy. We put together a collection of exciting links, events and get you thinking about what reading aloud could do for you and your children.