April 2010 Blog Posts
49 elements make up your personal learning style, and about half of them have a direct bearing on the way in which you communicate with others:
Visual communication versus auditory communication.
Whether you give and receive new information sequentially or holistically.
Time of day (some people tend to think better first thing in the morning, others do not).
(by a spokesperson from Ballarat Secondary College, Victoria, Australia, excerpt)
If you were going to be asked to ‘learn something new and difficult’ how would you go about doing it? You might find that you need to talk with someone or find a quiet place with natural light and that a cup of tea would help. Others may find that breaking the task down to a checklist and then lying on the floor while listening to music may make the task more manageable.
At Ballarat Secondary College we are discovering that knowing a student’s learning style assists us in developing personalised learning strategies for the individual...
Is your child's Learning Style suited to the Tools of Imagination?
Find out here.
Q1. Welcome to Creative Learning. In your book, The Power of Your Child’s Imaginationyou share with us the importance of accessing a child’s imagination to help them handle everyday problems. Dr. Reznick, why is it important to access your child’s imagination to handle their problems?
Dr. CR: Parents come to me with all sorts of concerns. Like not sleeping at night, having all sorts of fears and worries, not doing well at school or sports, not being able to manage their anger and frustration, not getting along...
If you're a stressed-out parent, you're not alone. Even those seemingly-perfect dads and those yummy mummies have their moments.
Parenting is probably the most rewarding, yet the most strenuous job ever.
It all comes down to your working style:
if you operate best in silence, shrieking children will drive you crazy within half an hour;
if you are not an early riser, looking after your children at 6A.M. places enough biological stress on your body even when there are no squabbles or ripped pillows to deal with;
if you're an analytic thinker,...