I have good news and bad news. Let’s do bad news first to get it over with. School favors the left brain kids. The skills you need to do well at school are in the left side of the brain. Listening, organizing, memorizing, writing. The good news is us right brain thinkers have a left side too.
Our visual learners are smart. They can do the work school requires, but as visual learners in a left-brain education system many of them are under performing. They would benefit from strategies to develop organizational skills and promote academic self-management.
Right brain, visual-spatial individuals are conceptual, non-linear thinkers and they often miss details, struggle with memorization and prefer images over words. We need to help our visual kids adapt school to their own learning style to improve academic outcomes. Here are 12 simple ways to adapt learning for your visual child:
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.
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.