Monday, August 2, 2010

Discover Your Child's Learning Style (The Curriculum Choice Review)

“We don’t expect infants and toddlers to develop at the same rate or to do things in exactly the same way, so why do we transport all of our vital, lively distinctly different children to uniform environments, teach them all in one way, expect them to progress at the same pace, and call them below average if they don’t?” ~ Taken from Chapter One, Discover Your Child’s Learning Style.

One of the great aspects of homeschooling is the ability to fit the schooling to the child.  Understanding your child’s learning style can be a lot of help in determining just exactly how to do that.  Although not written specifically to homeschoolers, Discover Your Child’s Learning Style by Mariaemma Willis and Victoria Kindle Hodson is my favorite book to use during this process.  The authors not only cover the learning styles, but also the externals such as lighting, time of day, and noise factors that affect your child’s ability to learn.  They do this with the motivation of helping you help your child learn.  There is no right or wrong, no best way of learning, but it is individualized to the child.  Chapter Two’s title sums it up- Success for Every Child.

Please visit The Curriculum Choice to read the rest of this review, Click HERE.

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