Parents as Advocates
January and February have been busy over here at bettefetter.com as I’m sure they have been for you as well. We have discussed some tips and great books for reluctant readers, what a 504 plan can do for your visual learner, how to appreciate the scattered visual learner, and so much more!
I cannot stress enough how important it is for our schools to integrate art into the curriculum. It can have such an impact on all facets of a child’s school experience. I found this great article from eSchool News on some great ways for schools to have a successful STEAM program.
If you have a visual learner, when they’re at home you see this child who is bright, dynamic, exciting. When they get into the classroom and they start school, you might start to notice some areas where they’re struggling or there are some challenges. What can you do to help?
‘Tis the season for parent-teacher conferences and if you have a visual learner, you may be filled with a bit of trepidation. You need to approach parent- teacher conferences with a positive mindset. They’re such a valuable time to get to know what’s happening in the classroom and how your child’s doing.