I think it is important for each and every one of us to understand how we think and learn in order to understand how those around us think and learn. And, how to best communicate with them and help them be more successful.
Not all children thrive in an environment that plays to the strengths of the left brain. Instead, they need more visual cues and opportunities to form connections with movement.
Take a look at this chart with common left and right brain traits and see which way you lean. Which way does your child lean?