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Completing Goals This Year
Every year most people around the world make New Year’s 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.
Could It Be Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is a learning disorder that makes it difficult to read, spell, write, and speak. About 5 to 10 percent of those living in the United States suffer from some form of dyslexia. There are symptoms that every parent or teacher should be aware of.
Decrease Challenges with Dysgraphia
Writing can be an adventurous hobby for those that enjoy writing and have the ability to get lost in their own words. Learning disabilities in writing can make writing a challenge. Identifying the specific learning disability will make it easier to develop strategies to improve writing skills.
Developing Positive Self-Motivation
Students with learning disabilities are often faced with challenges and disappointments along their journey of pursuing life’s 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?
Developmental delay during early years can lead to learning disabilities. All children develop and learn differently. Mental and physical development will improve over time for most children. Some delays of significance may be indicators of developing learning disabilities.
Everything about children, from thinking to learning, is different. Because we know that they are so different, effective teachers know that differentiated instruction is needed to help all children to make connections for learning.
Distractions Be Gone
Distractions are all around us. No matter what we set out to do, we often face distractions. There seems to be a roadblock to our goals. We have the inability to get anything done. With a simple plan, we can minimize or even eliminate our distractions and accomplish our goals.
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