Going back to school means building on the concepts learned last year. But what if your child was a little shaky on some of those math concepts? Avoid 3rd grade math anxiety in the fall by knowing which concepts your child should master by the end of the summer. There are several areas which can be extra-tricky for…Read More
I’m an avid user of Pinterest but I am shocked to see so many postings teaching children how to count on their fingers or use touch math. Whatever happened to teaching children to Memorize Addition facts? Maybe we should take a closer look at how to achieve this desired outcome. Once a person learns to…Read More
On a long car ride, parents dread hearing “Are we there yet?” Or the kids are glued to cartoons on their iPhones or devices. Learning is no where to be found and communication is dead. I’ve found this Travel Memory Game to be a fun answer to this problem. It’s challenging for any age and…Read More
Yes, Kinesthetic Learners are the “shakers & movers!” They only make up about 5% of the population, but since their style of learning doesn’t fit into the norm, they are often characterized as having a learning problem. And most of the time, they don’t! These children do well being homeschooled or in smaller classes where their mode of learning is understood.
Kinesthetic learners learn best by moving their bodies, activating their large or small muscles as they learn. These are the “hands-on learners” or the “doers” who actually concentrate better and learn more easily when movement is involved.
The question is, “So how do I teach my kinesthetic learner?”Read More
I can remember looking at math word problems as a child, and feeling none of this made any sense. My dad, who was good at math, couldn’t figure out why I wasn’t getting it. I knew there must be some way to figure out those awful word problems, so secretly I drew pictures and “lo…Read More