Embracing Your Child’s Best Ways of Learning 12 Different Ways to Learn
Best Ways of Learning
You have been the one who witnessed your child’s developmental milestones, day-to-day behaviors, academic struggles and affinities, as well as interactions in a variety of social situations. As a result, you know your child better than anyone else, and you can be their very best advocate.
More than likely, you realize that everyone learns differently, and that your child does not always learn the same way as you. However, it is extremely difficult to step out of your own best ways of learning to accommodate a child that learns in ways that would never work for you. Perhaps, if it is helpful for you to learn in a stationary or fixed environment, you may wonder: “Why isn’t my child able to sit still when doing his homework?” Likewise, if it is easy for you to remember what you heard and utilize an agenda, you may ponder: “Why is she unable to remember lessons or record homework in a planner?” Finally, the most important question of all: “What do I need to do in order to help my child reach his or her optimal learning potential?
What if My Child is Not a Traditional Learner?
Since most traditional teaching methods offer a combination of the three sensory learning styles: visual, auditory, and tactile, many parents are left wondering what they can possibly say or do to enhance their child’s learning. Many fear that their child will continue to struggle and will never reach their full aptitude. At the same time, so many of us have seen our children learn new skills, abilities, and talents from, who we believe to be, an extraordinary teacher. More than likely, that “teacher” knew that there were additional ways that the brain processes information!
There are 12 Different Ways to Learn
Over the past 20 years as an educational therapist and learning specialist, I created an adaptable approach and have been developing practices, strategies, products, and supports that empower 12 different ways of learning. The infographic clearly identifies each way of learning. To access a free copy of this image and more: CLICK HERE
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