As 2019 comes to an end, I have compiled a list of our most important posts of the year. Our visual, right-brain thinkers have amazing talents and adapting the way we talk to them and reinforce their learning can make such a difference in their self esteem and success in life.
When faced with an extended period of time off school, it’s exciting to be free from schedules and homework. Fear strikes when you realize no school means no routines and nothing for the kids to do all day. But have no fear! There are ways to make your time off fun, maybe even fruitful. You could even get a bit of mom time in!
It’s conference time at many of our schools and I want to encourage you to think of them in a new way, especially if you have a visual learner or child with ADD or ADHD. Some teachers adapt their methods for nontraditional learners, but not all can or do. Conference time can be a great time to work together to find ways for your child to thrive.
“I’m not smart. I’m not like the other kids. How come I don’t get good grades like they do? …I’m just not smart like they are.” If you have a visual learner, chances are you have heard a version of this once or twice when your child gets home from school. It’s heartbreaking.
It is hard to believe that school is about to start back up again. 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. Here are some things that need to be addressed for your kids to have a chance at a good year.