As your kids get older, they work more independently, so you may not think talking with the teachers is important, but because they work more independently, finding out what’s happening is even more important, especially for visual and ADD students.
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Approximately 11% of children 4 to 17 years of age have been diagnosed with ADD as of 2011, and it’s most commonly diagnosed in 7 year olds. That’s an alarming statistic, but we can turn the negatives of ADD into positives by understanding and applying the success strategies used with visual-spatial learners.
Why do we expect art technique to be intuitive? Can you imagine going to statistics class and having the professor say – explore? Look at these numbers. Read these new problems and give it a go. Try and figure out how to make numbers do that. No explanation. Not even a text book.
The school year is off and running and you have probably gotten into a routine with homework, reading, chores, etc. But if you’ve noticed your child getting a little tired of school already, it’s not too late to download my free eBook and get the ten ways to make learning fun again.