Making Friends – The OTHER Social Studies

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Some children are born social butterflies. They attract friends, know what to say in any situation, have an uncanny sense of style, and always land on their feet. Then there are my kids - and maybe yours. Here are some tips on helping your child succeed in the study of all things social. Help your child learn to make friends. Although we feel that friendships should happen naturally, finding friends is a skill that can be taught. There is a wealth of information available on this subject. A great source is the online ADDitude Magazine, which has a whole section on Friendships and Social … [Read more...]

Learning Styles and Testing

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•Are you frustrated with your child's low grades or lack of motivation? •Is your homelife stressful due to homework hassles and poor report cards? •Have you tried absolutely everything to help your child get higher grades? •Do you have a bright child who seems to know information, then forgets it during the test? •Are you truly serious about doing something different to help your child succeed? Finding out your child's learning style is key to helping your child really learn. Discovering your child's learning style will raise grades and test scores! Go here to find out how … [Read more...]

ADHD and Learning Styles

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I became interested in learning styles a long time ago. The subject probably appealed to me at first because of my bent toward categorizing and organizing everything from people to concepts to junk. After my boys were diagnosed with ADHD/Inattentive, the knowledge I had became quite important in helping my guys succeed in school. Although there are many ideas about what learning styles exist, it is generally accepted that there are three basic types of learners: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Visual learners like pictures, diagrams, written information, and maps. They like to take notes … [Read more...]