There isn’t a kid in the world who hasn’t occasionally wanted to skip school. But children who struggle with learning can grow to dread school so much, that every day becomes a battle to get them there. Brandy Stephenson* has had days that her 10-year..
‘No Problem Orchestra,’ an eight-member musical ensemble featuring musicians with special needs, will be playing at the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton on April 29, 2011. These Austrian musicians are diagnosed with Down sy..
Here are some things you can do to support your child’s prominent learning style: Visual Have your child sit in clear view of the teacher, particularly during group activities. This will help your child integrate information through demonstration and ob..
Learning styles is a term that refers to different ways in which we learn, process, and retain information. All young children learn through meaningful hands-on experiences—through touching, doing, and moving. And children also learn through seeing and ..
Many people know about the four styles of learning. But, in 1983, Howard Gardner, Ph.D., professor of cognition and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, introduced a new way of understanding children and how they process and retain infor..