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Does your child jump right into an activity without asking how to do it? Is he unusually coordinated for his age? Perhaps he's a kinesthetic learner.
Do learning styles such as kinesthetic, auditory, and visual really exist? Find out what the learning style debate is all about.
Tests and homework are generic -- so what does that mean for your kid's individual needs? Give him an educational boost with a personalized education.
Here is a technique that you can use to make spelling practice easier for your child.
Don't just teach your child; inspire him! Read these eight tips for instilling lifelong learning in your kid.
Describes how teachers and caregivers can provide support to help children move from their current level of knowledge toward a more advanced level.
Highlights the idea that educators should assist students in determining how they learn best in an academic environment and summarizes four learning styles.
Outlines evaluations that will give students a perception of control over achievement outcomes, direct future efforts and point out developing competencies.
Learning modalities are the senses used in the learning process: seeing, hearing, moving and touching. Learn to detect kids' preferred learning modalities.
To take advantage of the mental processes that individuals use to obtain, make sense of, and retain information teachers need to utilize multisensory learning
Overviews teacher behaviors and the resulting effect on student learning and achievement.  Includes the role of emotion, expectations and ability grouping.
Describes how children construct mathematics from birth and throughout life through cognitive development and interaction with their environment.
Two models of teaching and learning are compared: Directed Instruction which emphasizes individualization and Constructivist which is more cooperative.
Presents an overview of the four learning theories: Behaviorism, Constructivism, Sociolinguistics, and Cognitive/Information Processing.
Summarizes the importance of continuity of experiences in early childhood.  Continuity will enhance and strengthen concepts, ideas, and perceptions of content.
Summarizes five main factors that influence motivation as well as additional research on mathematical instruction and student learning.
Lists the guiding principles about child-centered education including the idea that all children have a right to an education and every child is unique.
Read about a number of effective strategies researchers have identified to help students learn and remember new information.
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