What is Your Learning Style.

That is a very good question, I'm glad you asked. Maybe you didn't ask but Plinky did. Part of my specialization as an educator has included learning styles. The average teacher is either an auditory or visual learner who prefers highly structured formal educational settings. My learning preferences are the opposite. Guess I'm certainly not … Continue reading What is Your Learning Style.

Thoughts on Metacognition

This weekend the Big Guy was rather engrossed in his school work. It seemed like every time I attempted to say anything to him he just didn't hear me.  Or for that matter even respond.  On Sunday, the Big Guy told me he knew what happened. His explanation was that he thinks in words so … Continue reading Thoughts on Metacognition

Homeschooling and Learning Disabilies

I originally wrote this for the Homeschool Network in 2008.  Currently, I am consolidating all of my writing to this blog. Homeschooling has many advantages for children with learning disabilities. It is much easier for your child to receive the intensive one-on-one instruction needed to succeed. Instruction can be tailored to meet your child’s individual … Continue reading Homeschooling and Learning Disabilies

Reflections on the Remote Control: The Learn Button

The other day I was looking at my remote control and noticed that it had a learn button. This got my brain to going. Thinking wouldn’t it be easier if we just had a learn button to learn new things or even better if children had a learn button. How easy would teaching be if … Continue reading Reflections on the Remote Control: The Learn Button