Children With Learning Disabilities by Aaron Schwartz
... The children will be provided with study guides that will cue them to main points of the teaching material, with oral logical and concrete instructions, cue words that will help them to understand material. The children will have practice exercises when they will have some problems. New and technical vocabulary will be always presented to them. Big attention will be paid to the development of their memory associations and to the ability to express their thoughts clearly.
Parents --- Homeschooling Can Take a Lot Less Time Than You Think by Joel Turtel
... Moreover, unlike the public school child, whose day is largely taken up by non-task activities, the homeschooled child has ample time left each day to take part in other activities — athletics, art, history, etc” So, according to the authors, if home-schooled children study for only two hours a day, year round, they will get three times more educational hours on academic basics like reading, writing, and arithmetic than public-school students get.
Teach Your Kids Arithmetic - "The Nifty Five Square Technique" by Joe Pagano
... Although the arithmetic techniques are interrelated and often build upon one another, the best approach is to teach them in parts, allowing the children to absorb one aspect before moving on to the next. The beauty of these techniques is their simplicity of use and their ability to boost the confidence in students who have incorporated them into their learning repertoire. Toward this end, let’s look at one technique, which I have named the “Nifty Five Square Technique.” This method teaches ...
A Bubble of Confidence - Preparing Your Child for Standardized Testing by Kayla Fay
... Your teacher will teach you everything you need to know." Tell your child that you and her teacher are going to work together to ensure test readiness. Take the burden of responsibility off the child, and listen for the sigh of relief. Practice the format. The first time I did my taxes myself, I was overwhelmed. In the following years, the process seemed easier. The procedure was just as difficult, but I was familiar with the form. Make sure your child has a chance to practice the test in ...
How To Prepare For Tests and Guarantee an A by Scott Palat
... Will it contain multiple choice, true-false, short answer, essay, diagrams, graphs, equations, etc.? Will any information such as a periodic table or equations be provided for you on the day of the test? Do you need to bring a calculator? 5. Visit your teacher or tutor for extra help. Bring questions that you may have or ask for ideas regarding the best way to study for a particular assessment. Go to to learn more about online tutoring and watch a virtual tour inside of our online classroom.
My Kid is Smart- So Why is He Getting Bad Grades? by Sadiq Ansari
... I've never tutored someone who thought their teacher was good at teaching. I personally think this is a little unfair, because teachers have the VERY difficult task of teaching 20-40 pupils, each of whom might have a different learning style. But I do believe that when a student tells me they have a "bad" teacher, they just have a teacher who is not reaching them for one reason or another. Like I said before, certain concepts can be explained numerous different ways, and it is simply ...
Abacus Mental Math in Asia and the West by Shilpa Rao
... The Soroban abacus is particularly effective for teaching mathematical calculating skills to young children. Using an abacus, a child can do all arithmetic calculations up to 10 digits and master the skill of doing it mentally, without relying on modern devices such as calculators. There are procedures and training methodologies to master abacus use. Research show that when children use both hands to move the beads for small and large arithmetic calculations, the quick communication between ...
Mental Math Practice Worksheets by Shilpa Rao
... The Soroban abacus is particularly effective for teaching mathematical calculating skills to young children. Using an abacus, a child can do all arithmetic calculations up to 10 digits and master the skill of doing it mentally, without relying on modern devices such as calculators. There are procedures and training methodologies to master abacus use. When children use both hands to move the beads for small and large arithmetic calculations, the quick communication between hands and brain ...