Posts Tagged ‘learning support’

Five Myths About Learning Disabilities Metro Learning Solutions’ parent company, LearningRx, is breaking down some of the top myths about learning disabilities. Read up on these misconceptions and the truth behind what causes learning struggles and how to address them.  1. Tutoring is always the best approach to help with learning disabilities. Why it’s false: Tutoring can be…

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Red Flag Phrases at Parent/Teacher Conferences

As a parent, how do you know which struggles or behaviors are just a “normal” part of the learning process vs. an indication that there’s a deeper issue? One way is to listen to cues from the teacher at your next parent-teacher conference. Some key phrases can serve as red flags that a cognitive skills…

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Back to School Special

According to a study conducted by the Department of Education, one in five kids struggle learning educational content.  Of those, 80% are directly linked to weak cognitive skills – the skills the brain uses to think, read, remember, pay attention and process information efficiently enough to be successful. If your child is one of the…

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Brain Plasticity and Cognition

Brain Plasticity and Cognition: A Review of the Literature Submitted by: Lori Bryan, PhD Purpose of this paper The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the recent literature regarding brain plasticity and its relationship to executive function, learning and cognition.  Substantial evidence exists that cognitive training approaches to enhance executive function,…

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