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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.
Believe in Yourself
Change your circumstances by changing your thinking. I have taught students of all ages with learning disabilities. One thing that I have found is the fact that many students do not believe in themselves. Many have been beaten down by negative comments by others or even past experiences.
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.
Completing Goals This Year
Every year most people around the world make New Yearís Resolutions. The sad fact is that most fail. Resolutions can be attained more easily when goals are set and a strategy for completion is developed.
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.
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