“Eltern family“ Magazine, November 2009
An interview with H. D. Nicolay about his successful work with children who have reading and writing difficulties. To read the entire article, please click here.

 

Radio Lora Munich, November 2009
A radio interview with H. D. Nicolay where he explains in detail how he helps children with reading and writing difficulties/dyslexia to get good grades in reading and writing. To listen to the entire interview click here.

 

Magazine - Parents Advisory Board of Munich Elem. Schools, 01/2006
80 % fewer children with reading and writing difficulties at elementary school – guaranteed! To read the whole article please click here.

 

Süddeutsche Zeitung, 19th April 2001
“Help with problems at school“
Many children have problems with school, its demands and its pressures. They cannot concentrate, suffer from the fact they have to sit still constantly and get rid of their frustrations usually through aggression towards other pupils. These problems which both parents and teachers often complain about seem to be on the increase if one listens to the reports in the media. [...]. “Bodyawareness“ – is a programm consisting of games and exercises which does not make use of the strained intellect. [...]. “This on the one hand aims to help children who have trouble with the school system. [...]“. To read the full article, please click here.

 

Volksstimme Magdeburg, March 2001
“Parents seminar: ‘Help children find the correct learning strategy‘ 
[...] First of all he asked the two “test” some questions: “Do you know how you learn“ What do you do with the new words in your head?“ The hesitant answers show: “They do not know what is happening inside their heads“. A third question: “Do you know what those who are good at school do in their heads?” Again, a shrugging of shoulders. [....). It works perfectly in the case of pupils who have major reading and writing difficulties. Prior to this when answering the question “How do you learn? They had made the choice between the dictation device (speech/listening) in place of the camera (image/sight). Now they understand that the most effective learning method [...] To read the whole article please click here.

 

Die Münchner Lehrerzeitung, (The Munich Teachers Journal), 3/2000
“Pupil who know how they learn are more successful“.
Firstly one must recognise the individual learning style of the pupils and this must be matched to the school demands before commencing with the learning material. The educational scientist and psychologist,  Mr. N. Nicolay stated. In his experience good performance at school has much less to do with intelligence than whether the elementary pupils already know their learning strategy. Pupils who by chance are aware of their learning strategy achieve good grades and the others are literally “the dummies”. Since 1991 Mr. N. Nicolay has been teaching “Learning to learn“. [...]
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Süddeutsche Zeitung, 24. February 2000
“Pupil who know how they learn are more successful“
Firstly one must recognise the individual learning style of the pupils and this must be matched to the school demands before commencing with the learning material. The educational scientist and psychologist,  Mr. N. Nicolay stated. In his experience good performance at school has much less to do with intelligence than whether the elementary pupils already know their learning strategy. Pupils who by chance are aware of their learning strategy achieve good grades and the others are literally “the dummies”. Since 1991 Mr. N. Nicolay has been teaching “Learning to learn“. [...]
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Bayrische Rundschau, 14 February 2000
“Prevention is better then cure“
Current school problems are frequent aggression or resistance, stated the teachers of the Neuenmarkt elementary school during their “Education Day“. [The director]  Gottfried Nerrlich stressed at the outset that changing circumstances requires new solutions. It is better to acquire the “tools” at the beginning so that no does not have to react at a later date. The speaker, [Nicolai Nicolay] provided basic structures and let the participants come up with concepts in which through mock learning situations and role play he showed them, [...]
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Press releases on the book “The Dyslexia Myth“

Parent’s newsletter "Mamamia“, June/July 2010
The editor describes the book and how H. D. Nicolay on his way through Würzburg he visited the Mamamia editorial staff and with a pupil from elementary school showed impressively what the situation is: After some 4 months of exercises using the Nicolay concept, the boy (soon of a staff member) has shown significant improvement.
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