‘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.
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.
Going back to school can be a source of anxiousness for both you and your visual learner. I have 3 ways for you to help your child have a smooth transition back into a new classroom and new teacher and ease the tension you are both feeling.