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Learning and Your Child

Research shows that many individuals have a unique learning style, a way in which they take in and process information best. As a parent, there are ways in which you can better understand and support your child's learning style, whether they are gifted or struggling with a learning disability. We've got it all covered to help you advocate for your child.

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  • 11.

    Overview of the Learning Theories

    Understanding how students learn, and particularly how they learn to read and write, influences the instructional...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 12.

    Toddler Learning: Fun or Formal?

    When we think about learning and education, most of us automatically refer back to our own experiences in school. But...

  • 13.

    From Baby to Big Kid: 9 Toys for Every Age

    If you've ever been stumped as to why your child's ditched his pricey new toy for the box it came in, you're not alone....

  • 14.

    The Bored Student

    What's a parents to do when kids moan about being "bored"? Here's what you need to know about dealing with bored kids.

  • 15.

    Developing Metacognition

    Metacognition is thinking about thinking, knowing "what we know" and "what we don't know." Just as an executive's job is...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 16.

    Learning Disorders and Brain Organization

    More than ever parents and schools are looking for ways to help children deal with learning problems, and the number of...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
  • 17.

    Introducing Project-Based Learning

    Many schools across the country are introducing a new way of teaching kids key concepts: project-based learning or PBL....

  • 18.

    Creativity in Young Children

    The precursors of adult creativity are clearly evident in young children. This digest explores factors that affect...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Troubled Teens or Learning Different?

    Fifteen to 20 percent of the U.S. population has a learning difference such as ADD, dyslexia, or any number of...

  • 20.

    Gender and Academic Achievement

    Most studies show that, on average, girls do better in school than boys. Girls get higher grades and complete high...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall