Category: Learning Tools

Parenting in the 21st Century

Parenting in the 21st Century

Dr Bettina Hohnen one of the co-founders of Connections in Mind will be giving a workshop next week at our summit about parenting in the 21st century to support children and young people to develop executive functions skills. Much has been written about how the world is changing and how our education system, which was […]

Parenting in the 21st Century

“Uniquely Wired But Still Totally Awesome”

“Uniquely Wired But Still Totally Awesome”

Liv Daly is a student in coaching in Connections in Mind and was invited to present at Thomas’s Clapham as part of their neuro-diversity awareness week. Liv gave an impressive presentation about her experiences of living with diagnosis Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, mild hemiparesis, her challenges and strengths. Liv shared that it was really difficult for […]

“Uniquely Wired But Still Totally Awesome”

Why are executive functions important in the 21st Century?

Why are executive functions important in the 21st Century?

     Consider these two working environments? At first glance you would be forgiven for thinking not a huge amount has changed in almost 80 years. That is until you think about the tasks which are being completed and the skills required to complete them…….  In 1940s these typists are simply typing the written words – […]

Why are executive functions important in the 21st Century?

Effective Break Taking

Effective Break Taking

It is commonly agreed that taking a break increases efficiency and productivity in all tasks.  Revision is one such task where we generally understand that taking breaks can be helpful, but what should those breaks look like,  how often and for how long should we take them and which activities are most restorative? How long should […]

Effective Break Taking

How to support and stay connected with your child while they are revising

How to support and stay connected with your child while they are revising

Parents want to do their best to support their children at all times, particularly during exam times, but it can be hard to know what and how much to do, especially when they can be grumpy and rude. There are some key things to remember and top tips here. Scaffold the young person’s life – […]

How to support and stay connected with your child while they are revising