A Visual-Spatial Learner at Work

Today I opened one of my son’s logic books to check his work and I was met with some rather challenging pages to grade.  This child is very much a visual-spatial learner and I am having him do the Building Thinking Skills Level 3 Figural from the Critical Thinking Company The…

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Yes! Spelling Success!

Progress!  Measurable and observable progress!  Yes, I’m excited because we are finally using a spelling method that works for my son.  We had tried several different programs, but my son typically continued to misspell words that he was already misspelling.  All of the programs also had him practicing spelling words…

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Thoughts on Visual-Spatial Learners and Language Arts

I’ve stumbled through many language arts resources for my visual-spatial learner.  He learned to read with ease, but had difficulty with phonics and spelling.  He loved to write and would write interesting little stories full of creativity, but there would be no punctuation or capital letters.  Handwriting was a struggle…

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Our Experience with Math Acceleration

Last summer I made the decision to accelerate my boys in math.  I had had psycho-educational testing done late in the school year and discovered my younger son was not close to his potential when it came to math skills.  I also realized that I was going a little slow…

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