Brain Gym: Ways to Exercise the Mind The Brain Gym technique includes 26 movements that are used to stimulate a person's cognition, increase their focus, fine tune coordination, organizational skills and academic standing along with building relationships, self-esteem and confidence. These 26 movements are part of a larger curriculum.
What Do Learning Disabilities Look Like? Do you have a student who struggle in the classroom? He or she may have a learning disability. Read on to learn more about the characteristics of learning disabilities.
Teaching Ideas for Remedial Reading Teaching remedial reading can be a repetitive process, which can be frustrating for both the student and the teacher. Luckily, there are many resources including free remedial reading activities out that are both effective and provide variety.
Phonics and Alternatives for Students with Disabilities Specialized teaching techniques and programs offer hope for students with reading disabilities. Educate yourself about options in remedial reading for students of all ages and find effective strategies for struggling or dyslexic readers in your classroom.
Helping Students with Dyslexia Dyslexia is a learning disability that makes reading and spelling problematic for students struggling to decipher words on a page, a board, a book, or a handout. Reading for students with dyslexia is tough, but can be overcome with instructional strategies designed to engage their brain differently.
Guide to Dyslexia Testing After eliminating several reasons for your child’s unexplained language difficulty, you’ve decided to test for dyslexia. How should you go about it?