This book is for anyone who helps children to learn, either in school or during homework. It sets the record straight on nine commonly held beliefs about learning. Most adults, even those in education, assume at least one of these myths is true. Discovering the facts behind these myths can make teaching and learning more enjoyable and successful. Simple and effective ways to help kids concentrate on learning are explained, requiring no extra time or money. In fact they usually make life easier for both the adult and child. In this book you can:
Discover that we have seven senses, not just five.
Learn about the role of the two "secret senses" in paying attention.
Uncover the truth behind nine myths that block learning for kids.
Get practical strategies for improving focus on homework and in school.
Find out more about what to expect from children and when to help them.
Know how starting handwriting too early can have a negative effect on concentration.
Understand the key points quickly through clear, concise information.
Colette O'Connor has almost 20 years of experience as an occupational therapist. She specializes in working with children, many of whom have attention difficulties. With her expertise in sensory processing, she brings a fresh perspective to education.
This book offers new ways to help children experience Success in School!