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Learning Specialist Materials · 10h ago

The Best Option: Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts

Deciding on a post, high school, educational plan can be a challenging task. With the changing landscape of training and career options, traditional values and approaches may not be the best...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1w ago

Self Advocacy: 5 Reasons this Skill Should be Taught

Self advocacy is one of the most important skills struggling students can learn. Whether it is communicating with a teacher about a best learning approach, a needed testing modification, or ...
Learning Specialist Materials · 2W ago

Games that Benefit the Brain

Here is an update on a prior post:Most kids love to play card and board games, but did you know that many offer benefits far beyond the obvious social gains. Many of these activities are act...
Learning Specialist Materials · 3W ago

Struggling Students: Energize the Body and Fuel the Brain

One of the most important things we can teach our children is that the food that we eat plays a vital role in our health and cognition. Unfortunately, we live in a consumer society and child...
Learning Specialist Materials · 4W ago

Routines: Stimulating Student Confidence and Productivity

Helping students establish positive, daily routines can be a lesson that will serve them throughout their lives.  Instead of aimlessly floating from task to task, when students learn to crea...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

PhotoMath and ModMath: Best FREE Apps for Struggling Math Students

Serving the needs of struggling math students can be challenging, and giving them the assistive technology tools for independent learning is vital. This week, I’m excited about sharing my tw...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

10 Successful Strategies for Tactile Learners

Can you imagine what it would be like to navigate our surroundings without a sense of touch?  It would probably be challenging to simply get from place to place, let alone learn anything! Fo...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

How to Identify Slow Processing Speed in your Child

This week I am thrilled to feature a blog by the Founder and President of LearningWorks for Kids, Randy Kulman, Ph.D.   ______________________It can be very difficult to identify...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

Soothe Your Students and Increase Homework Productivity

When students are spent and stressed from a long day at school, it can be a chore to get them to complete their homework. So how can one entice these passive, unmotivated learners to pick up...
Learning Specialist Materials · 2M ago

7 Mindful Methods Boost Sensory Processing for Improved Learning

An awesome sunset will likely capture one’s attention for a minute or two, but much of our sensory processing information remains overlooked. Although we are subconsciously processing our s...