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Achieving Math Success
A negative attitude towards math can affect performance. Many students with learning disabilities have experienced math failures. As a result, insecurities about math develop. The level of effort given toward math depends on feelings developed about experiences.
Back to School Shopping
Back to school can be an expensive time for parents. Children with learning disabilites need to fit in with all other children. Find ways to shop economically.
Basic Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween is an exciting time for children. This is one of the few times that they get to eat a generous amount of candy. Safety must come first at all times.
Building Reading Skills
Students with learning disabilities often experience problems with reading. Reading strategies and accommodations can be used to improve decoding skills, increase reading retention and build vocabulary. Simple reading strategies can make reading meaningful and fun.
Building Relationships With Kids
Relationships take hard work to build. Asking a kid about their day usually results in one or three words, such as fine or I donít know. Of course they know how their day went. They choose not to discuss it with you.
Challenges of Learning Disabilities
Children with learning disabilities often deal with challenges that are unseen. These challenges are social and emotional. Lack of confidence can result from fear and shame.
Consequences of Missing School
Is your child ever truant from school? Are you wondering what the cause or consequence could be?
Corporal Punishment in the School
The first day of school is an exciting time for most children. A new teacher, new friends, and an opportunity to learn are expected. Spanking, pinching or paddling is not thought to be an option.
Developing Positive Self-Motivation
Students with learning disabilities are often faced with challenges and disappointments along their journey of pursuing lifeís challenges. With each failure, the level of motivation to complete certain tasks is decreased. This lack of success leads to lack of positive self-motivation.
Developing Thinking Abilities
Questions can increase thinking much faster than statements. Questions make the dendrites in our brain connect. Questions beginning with how, why, when, or where can get minds thinking. Most kids enjoy making things because they are naturally curious. Is it possible to learn to think?
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