I was impressed with this bundle of books from Knowledge Box Central. It’s a bundle of teaching tools on Money and Math, a value of $35.00 on sale now for $8.99! There’s a great blog about How to Talk to Kids About Money. What I like about this bundle is the span of grades it covers,…Read More
I know for a fact that mnemonics make a difference in children with learning disabilities. But when researchers like Scruggs and Mastropieri say it is a proven fact, we’d better sit up and take notice. Thomas E. Scruggs, PhD and Margo Mastropieri, PhD, (Professors of Special Education in the Department of Educational Studies, Purdue University)…Read More
I thought I’d write this blog to help visitors understand the differences between my products. As you know, I’m a teacher and I developed all of my products while working in the classroom. I could tell first-hand how well they worked. When I retired I started my business, Memory Joggers, to share my success with…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 love inspiring children to write. During my years in the classroom, I began every morning with an inspiring “Thought for the Day.” Students wrote a short paragraph as a journal entry. The thought for the day was either a quotation or saying that stimulated their thinking skills. The best part was watching them write…Read More
Wow! That’s a bold claim! But it’s true. There are two math subject areas that MUST be memorized or children will suffer all of their lives… addition/subtraction facts and multiplication/division facts. Picture this; your child is taking a math test with word problems and they understand the mathematical procedure of what to do, but as…Read More