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How children learn

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It’s no surprise that all children learn differently and if you can discover how to inspire and engage your child, you’ll be boosting their chance of success.

In this section you’ll find lots of great information to help you nurture your child’s unique learning style, including why boys learn differently from girls, what multi-sensory learning is, how technology is changing the way children learn and how you can motivate your child to learn.


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What type of learner is your child?

Everyone learns in a different way and helping your child discover their own unique learning style will really boost their chances of success at school. Have a look through these articles and see if you can recognise your child's learning style: