Category Archives: Teaching

I need you, right by my side!

I think about a month has passed, since I attended the weekend marketing course, for small businesses. I have been inspired and motivated, to get BORN2READ into as many homes, schools and childcare centres as I can, and things are starting to happen. My focus shifted from getting to know every, single thing about marketing, […]

Unsatisfactory – a word that breaks my heart!

“Unsatisfactory,” says the teacher. “Your child’s reading ability is unsatisfactory. Your child’s writing is unsatisfactory.” I really, really, really, dislike this descriptor. I know that it is necessary for teachers (and I am one too), to be transparent in their reporting of children’s progress and abilities, but could we please not use the term ‘unsatisfactory’? […]