DYSLEXIA or ADHD?
We recently tested two boys with very similar learning strengths and challenges. In testing, they both had good attention, but one became squirmy in his chair whenever he had to read. The squirmy little guy had been diagnosed with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder without Hyperactivity). He was never a problem in class, but was reported…Read More →
I remember playing Hide-and-Seek as a kid. Our very best games were down at the state park by the beach because there were lots of fun places to hide. We got such delight out of fooling our friends with a really great hiding place. In the right context, hiding can be fun. But hiding your…Read More →
The Real Reason Behind Poor Motivation or Lack of Confidence in Students
What Came First? The Chicken or the Egg? I think lack of confidence and motivation in students comes down to this kind of question. “If my son were more motivated, he would do fine in school.” “I think she just lacks confidence. That’s why she takes so long to do homework. She’s afraid to do…Read More →