The Learning Library provides insights into the learning challenges that students face. Take a close look at the skills that must be mastered, the neurodevelopmental factors that may influence student’s success, and common obstacles that students may encounter on the road to mastery. We’ll also offer hints and suggested activities that may help them minimize or overcome their differences in learning.
- Thinking with Numbers Mathematics is among the most cumulative of academic areas. The learner must constantly integrate new and more sophisticated skills and concepts.
- Mastering the Challenges of Reading Students’ reading abilities depend upon many different factors and influences. For some students, regrettably, reading can be frustrating and at times, seemingly futile.
- Getting Thoughts on Paper School-age writers must transcribe their thoughts neatly while also using excellent language skills, rich idea development, and organize ideas and facts in a logical order.
- Developing Control Over Attention Attention is a system of controls that can help students with such things as working consistently each day, focusing on the right details when reading, and thinking ahead about what to say.
- Acquiring Motor Mastery Motor activities such as drawing, running, or writing a story, are probably the most observable abilities that a student does everyday.
- Understanding Ideas Students need to understand ideas, issues, concepts, rules, processes, and skills. Without this understanding, school can become uninteresting and intimidating.
- Producing & Communicating Ideas Throughout their school years, students must be able to communicate their knowledge and produce work that is reflective of what they are learning
- Getting Organized & Good Work Habits During the early school years, students must begin to develop good work habits including preparing for schoolwork, organizing time and effort and developing effective study skills.
- Learning to Relate to Others While learning represents a major challenge for all kids, the social aspects of school can affect a student’s success in the classrooms, corridors, and playground.