Many of the ideas that I have shared with you throughout our summer Brain Drain series are excellent tools for your visual learner to use throughout the school year to reinforce those new concepts that they will inevitably be learning, and possibly having difficulty grasping.
It’s common over the summer for the kids to lose some of those hard-earned handwriting skills that they practiced all year at school. With all the playing and creating, they may not get a lot of opportunities to physically write things down to stay in practice. We’ve made something great just for you. Well – for you and your young writer.
Visual thinkers have a lot of ideas happening all the time- but the ideas are pictures inside their head. Writing requires them to translate their images into words and get them on paper. A great way to help them translate those images into words is to have them start by drawing a picture.
Tablets and phones can be utilized as valuable teaching tools for your children, their mobility means they can go anywhere a child does and a great way to encourage your children to be tech savvy. We’ve curated a list for you. Here are 7 of my favorite literacy apps.
Visual kids need more information about the concept of math before they can be successful with the computation. They are whole to part learners.
For right brain kids summer break is especially significant because many of them have spent the school year feeling stifled, misunderstood and not good enough. For them ‘no school’ means its time to play. But danger lurks. If summer days are consistently lazy – a significant amount of what went into building your child’s brain during the school year will start to leak out.