Who are LearningMole?

LearningMole focuses on educating children of all ages in key skills and areas across the curriculum. We offer advice and practical, interactive ideas to help parents and teachers to challenge, teach and develop children’s skills at home and in the classroom.

Meet Michelle

Michelle Connolly is the founder of LearningMole.com, mum of three children and a primary school teacher she created the website to support parents, offer advice and practical, interactive ideas to help parents and teachers challenge, teach and develop children’s skills.

“Education today can be minefield for parents, I know as a parent and primary teacher myself methods of learning are constantly changing and it can be difficult to keep up! The strategies we were taught as children are almost non-existent and it can be difficult to support your child at home as you learn the new methods they are exploring in school.

The words that’s not how I did in school’ are what inspired me to set up LearningMole, until I became a parent myself I didn’t quite realise how challenging homework, homeschooling and generally supporting your children could actually be.

I have been teaching children from 4 -11 years old for the past 14 years in the UK, Dubai and Egypt – that’s over 2730 days teaching nearly 400 children and every day is different. I love teaching and I learn something new every day from my classes as well as from my own children. The way children think and approach learning situations is amazing and I hope that you will get to experience similar amazement while working with your own children. Always have high expectations and always be ready for your children to challenge your thinking.”

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Meet the Learning Mole Team

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Olivia Connolly

Dramatic Director

Olivia Connolly is the newest member to our team. Just four years old and already adding a bit of drama to the team. Olivia supports with character development and provides us with the inspiration on how they should interact, speak and how they can inspire children across the globe!

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Aaron Connolly

The Boss

Aaron Connolly, takes his role as chief organizer and ‘The Boss’ very seriously. Just eleven years old, is one of the stars in our videos. Aaron loves Maths and reading and really enjoys explaining his thinking. He is always ready to take on a new challenge and help other children develop and learn new skills.

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James Connolly

Creative Director

James Connolly was promoted to Chief Creative Director in 2015, only 9 years old his imagination and creative drive keep us all on our toes at LearningMole. Always drawing, cutting, sticking and making, his artistic creations are something else! He loves to learn new things and help other children learn too.