We’ve spent the last 4 weeks counting down to the start of the school year with academic activities for our visual learners. This last week of the countdown, we want to focus on preparation and organization to fill our visual learners’ need for order and visual clues as they get ready for school.
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You’re helping your child get ready for a new classroom and a new teacher, you may be wondering what else you can do to prepare him or her for a successful school year. There are several different learning styles, and each has a direct impact on how your child learns, processes information, and their level of success in the classroom. 10 Tips To A Successful School Year gives you the best tips to make homework and learning easier for everyone especially the visual learner and makes it easy for you to stay ahead of the curve and keep your child on top.
In a test heavy education system, more and more children are underachieving, feeling lost and misunderstood. Schools are focused on teaching left-brain auditory learners and our right-brain visual kids are not getting what they need to succeed. My book, Being Visual, helps parents better understand their visual tactile child and shares specifics strategies to increase their success in school.
For the last 3 weeks of summer break, our visual kids need to brush up on math facts! For most visual kids, math is not a favorite subject. As I mentioned in my book, Being Visual, our right brain kids are great with the conceptual side of math but memorizing facts and taking tests really rattles them.
What are you doing to prepare your child for this new year and the new challenges that come with it? You’re helping your child get ready for a new classroom and a new teacher, you may be wondering what else you can do to prepare him or her for a successful school year.
Drawing is a fun, low key way for your kids to practice their handwriting skills without the pressure that school can sometimes put on them. Watch and learn how fun and easy it is to draw as Bette Fetter, demonstrates how to draw a cute cartoon Bumblebee with simple step by step instruction.
I was recently adding activities in the calendar for my grandson when I realized that we have only 5 WEEKS of summer vacation left! Whether you have more or less time to your summer vacation, the fact is that those hard earned academic skills, especially reading, writing and math, require constant reinforcement throughout the summer. Let’s start with some writing practice.
Whether they are beginners or just need to remind their hands how to hold onto a pencil, coloring is a great way for your visual learner to practice using those muscles required for legible handwriting. Young Rembrandts is joining the coloring craze with their own beautifully designed and drawn coloring pages.