Niamh Clune

Environment, poetry, comment, children's books,

Rhyme And Phonics: Important in Early Literacy?

As a child, I remember learning nursery rhymes sung to me by my mother. Not only did her soft, lilting Galway accent transfix me, the rhythm of hardly-understood-words elicited an … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · 4 Comments

Dr. Nana Plum: Bringing Poetry To Science!

A couple of weeks ago, I was reading one of my children’s stories at a school in Kingston to Reception and First Year Boys. I had conceived the stories a … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 8 Comments