As you may know, I am teaching an online class on Sept. 18 for ADD Classes. It’s called “ADD Teens: Making the Grade in School”. Here’s a little sneak preview of one of the things I’m going to talk about. Don’t forget to check out the corresponding link in the box to the right.

It’s important for you as a parent to be aware of how your child learns. One of the easiest ways to do this is to find out their learning style. Learning styles can be categorized in a number of ways, but one of the simplest is to identify learners as either auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learners:

How does this help you as a parent? Here’s an example: your child needs to read Pride and Prejudice for their Language Arts class. Knowing that their reading skills are not strong, especially when it comes to long books, you look for ways to reinforce what they are reading.

Sometimes you have to get creative with this process, but with a little out of the box thinking, you can come up with some great ideas.

Tell me what you think!

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