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A Mother’s experience in teaching her child to read with Minecraft

I have known about the power of Minecraft for a while. It has opened up a whole new world for my son, and has been a real boost to his ability to socialise as he has bonded with like minded people over the game. Here a mother shares her experience with teaching her son with Asperger’s to read and write using Minecraft:

http://www.stam.se/blog/2013/01/05/how-minecraft-taught-my-9-year-old-son-with-aspergers-to-read-and-write/

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Professor Howard Gardner’s model of Multiple Intelligences

Academic performance is only one way to measure intelligence. Children can so often feel inadequate if they don’t ‘measure up’ at school. But as Professor Howard Gardner tells us, everyone has different intelligences and we can all be good at something. Continue reading