The new school year brings with it more structure, busy schedules, a multitude of events and activities, and of course homework, dreaded homework. When the kids go back to school, it means we all go back to school. Like it or not, you need to adjust just about everything you did over summer, for your kids to get what they need for school. It’s all for the best and there’s a big payoff, especially for visual kids and parents.
back to school
The best part of back to school time for me as a mom was seeing my kids so excited about school. As a family, we supported their excitement with visits to the school and their new classroom. We walked around the playground, met their teacher before school started, and attended open houses and back to school events.
As much as we need to be sensitive to the needs and stresses visual learners face – it’s not time for excuses or a pity party. Visual learners are highly intelligent people that need some help understanding how their mind works and getting in sync with the educational system so they can thrive and really develop.
If your child’s a right-brain, visual thinker, they’re creative, spatial, non-linear and intuitive. In our test-heavy education system, however, these children may struggle. Applying these ten tips will make a noticeable difference in your child’s academic accomplishments.
It’s a busy time of year. It’s time to go back to school. This month we talked about a few different things that you can do to get your kids ready for the transition back to the school routine. From finding the right extracurricular activity to appreciating how your child wins with art to understanding your own thinking as a visual thinker, we have lots of information for you.
Going back to school is such an exciting time. Like it or not, it symbolizes the end of summer and serves as a reminder that the kids are getting older and growing up. I have found a few great ideas for making the transition back to school just a little easier for both you and the kids.