Do you have a child that has a lot of test anxiety? Could you use a little help improving your child’s handwriting? Have you ever wondered what goes on in your brain when you are experiencing art or music? Are you looking for a way to give your visual thinker a creative outlet?
It’s mid December and kids have been in school for about 16 weeks. While tidying up Brayden’s papers and being overwhelmed by the sheer volume of worksheets kids do in first grade; I noticed his handwriting. While there were some bright spots, overall it was sloppy and inconsistent – both letters and numbers – so it was decided his handwriting needed some extra attention at home. So what are we going to do? I’m creating the first EVER…. Brownie Bear Handwriting Challenge!
Children spend most of their days following different sets of rules designed to tell them how to think, how to act, what to do in any given situation. But they need time to explore things outside of those rules if they are to be successful in the future. They need to be able to think creatively.
In an effort to better understand why visual kids struggle in the language heavy classrooms, I have complied a list that compares – How Visual Learners Think and The Way Schools Teach. While the traits listed are common to visual learners overall, not all children are exactly alike and not all schools teach exactly the same way…