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Do children with reading problems catch up?

Will he catch up or fall further and further behind?

Posted on 17 July 2019

Last week the phone at the office rang, as it does many times every day. “Welcome to Sonic Learning, my name is Claire, how...

I can't do it

“I can’t do it” – Learned helplessness in children and teenagers

Posted on 16 June 2019

If a person doesn’t believe they can do something, they either won’t bother trying or will just make a half-hearted effort with the expectation of...

School holiday programs

Prevent learning regression these school holidays

Posted on 19 November 2018

The summer holidays are nearly here! After a long school year, kids need a break. But it’s also important that they stay healthy –...

3 Step Reading Program Review – Grace, Western Australia

Posted on 30 July 2018

 Video interview Grace enrolled in our 12 month program to improve cognitive and reading skills. She has completed 7 months of training on...

Understanding your NAPLAN report

Understanding your child’s NAPLAN report (video)

Posted on 11 September 2017

Watch this video for 3 simple steps to understanding your child’s NAPLAN report. Step 1: stay calm! The NAPLAN test is just a small...

Mother and boy reading

Reading Aloud: Is It Important?

Posted on 26 July 2017

Reading aloud with expression is a foundational reading skill students should be developing between years 1 – 5. Why is this skill so difficult...

What to do about a bad school report

5 Tips for Dealing With a Poor School Report

Posted on 14 June 2017

Do you feel anxious at school report time? Here are some practical steps to deal with your child’s results and prevent future “report shock”.

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4 ways to prepare for NAPLAN testing

Posted on 19 April 2016

For some parents, teachers and students, NAPLAN time is a stressful time. What can you do to minimise stress and prepare effectively?

Learning programs

How to get the most out of parent-teacher meetings

Posted on 15 March 2016

Even if you don’t have any particular concerns, parent-teacher meetings early in the year give you a great opportunity to get to know your...

trouble writing and spelling

Why do some students find writing and spelling so difficult?

Posted on 29 September 2015

If a student can learn to read well, we expect that they will also be able to spell and write effectively. For many students, this...