March 2011 Blog Posts
Learning Style To Blame
Your child's learning style will determine whether they enjoy creative writing. If they find it difficult to write about topics such as "If I had a magic potion" or "My first dragon", they may have a non-preference in holistic information processing as well as a non-preference in high persistence.
Feed the Well
You can help your child exercise their imagination by reading them a lot of story books, thinking up beginning of stories and asking the child what happens next, showing them how a real-life experience such as a trip to the fun park could be used in...
Your child's learning style holds the key to your child's attitude towards maths. If they find maths boring, chances are, they have a non-preference in analytic information processing as well as a non-preference in high persistence. Fortunately, their learning style assessment can offer clues as to how they can improve their maths skills.
Creative Maths Ideas - Online
If your child's learning style exibits preferences in the following LSA Pyramid Elements:
then they are well suited to online learning. Try these sites:
Sandy Sims, an ex Navy Officer and a business school graduate, is the author of the fascinating book, Creative Thinking For The 21st Century, An Experiential Guidebook.
Yvonne: Welcome, Sandy. What is your definition of Creative Thinking?
Sandy: First of all there are probably over a hundred different models for creativity and my statements are based upon trying out a non-linear manifestation model and reporting on the results. The primary reason I have referred to these as thinking patterns for the 21st century is that we are being forced to seek new ways to exist. Technology increases the number of experiences available at a...
What is creativity? Encyclopaedia Britannica defines it as: "Ability to produce something new through imaginative skill, whether a new solution to a problem, a new method or device, or a new artistic object or form. The term generally refers to a richness of ideas and originality of thinking.
Although psychological studies of highly creative people have shown that their learning styles lean heavily towards the holistic and disorganised, they've also noted that this lack or focus of a highly right-brained individual may stand in the way of success. No matter how original your idea, you have to implement and finish it in order...
Teens don’t have it easy these days. At school, they have to achieve if they want to get into a good university: and that often means achievement in exams, sports as well as in the arts. At home, they have to deal with people they knew their entire lives on a totally new level. They are given more freedom and more responsibility, they are told to act their age and get told off when they do.
Hormones, peer pressure and so much to learn every day. Wouldn’t it be awesome to have some help?
Help is here in a tool called LSA...