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Learning Specialist Materials · 1d ago

How to do a Successful Video Blog Quickly and Easily

As you probably already know, video is the future of online marketing.  New reports suggest that over 70% of Internet traffic comes from videos.  So, if you want to have a successful busines...
Learning Specialist Materials · 5d ago

Fractions Lesson, Activities and Free Video

Fractions are often a complicated mathematical concept for many young learners to conceptualize. What’s more, understanding how fractions relate to everyday life can be an added challenge.  ...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1W ago

Learning to a Beat Can Improve Student Mood, Attention and Stamina

Having to complete homework after a full day of school is really challenging for some learners. The thought of having to pull out books and get back to work after sitting at a desk for most ...
Learning Specialist Materials · 2W ago

How Can I Improve my Executive Functioning?

Executive functioning, or what I like to call the conductor of the brain, is the process of the mind gathering together and making sense of all the information we receive from our instrument...
Learning Specialist Materials · 3W ago

Creating the Ultimate Student Planner: Executive Functioning Success

Why is it that more and more students are struggling with the process of recording, completing, and turning in homework assignments?  It used to be that every teacher had a similar process. ...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

Do I have dyslexia? Explaining Symptoms and Myths for Kids

What do you do when you learn that your child has dyslexia? Should you hide this diagnosis to protect them from labels and misunderstandings, or should you tell them? If you do decide to te...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

Social Media Disrupts Homework: Five Management Strategies for Success

Although many students think that they can manage an onslaught of distractions while they are doing their home work, there is a price to pay.  Pings from social media and bleeps from electro...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

Mindfulness Training Improves Weak Emotional Intelligence: Symptoms and Strategies Defined

I find that more and more parents and teachers are complaining that our youth have underdeveloped social skills.  Instead of face to face encounters, many youngsters have their attention bur...
Learning Specialist Materials · 1M ago

Inquiry Based Instruction: A Four Step Process to Student Empowerment

Having focused my higher education on lifelong learning, I studied both pedagogy (a child-focused teaching approach) as well as andragogy (an adult-focused teaching approach).  In fact, I be...
Learning Specialist Materials · 2M ago

Mindfulness Training Improves Working Memory Capacity: Classroom Strategies for Success

Mindfulness-based approaches to learning are attracting more and more teachers, therapists and school administrators. Mindfulness refers to being completely in touch with and aware of the pr...