School Reboot Podcast

January 12, 2017

 

Breaks from school typically come with other challenges that make it fun, stressful, wonderful and exhausting.  Now it is time to get back in the groove for a successful new semester.  This can come with its own challenges but is often intensified when a child has learning struggles or label.  Take a break and listen here.

 

Getting back into math for many children and especially for those with dyscalculia or math dread can be challenging to put it mildly.  Jan Bedell, the Brain Coach will give you tips on how to make that transition much easier.  The recall of previously learned math concepts can be an easy one with the right technique.

 

Dr. Jan Bedell, Little Giant Steps' Brain Coach says:

Hints for the first few days back at school after the break:

  • Start with only one or two subjects the first few days and add a little at a time.

  • Spend time reading to the children for extended amount of time to get them back in the habit of sustained focus.

Recommended reading:

  • Upper elementary/middle school age – The Bronze Bow (tie this to your study of Roman times) and Carry on Mr. Bowditch (American History/Navigation)

  • Elementary age- Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin (America’s first Artist)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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