2013 June Archive Page

Fun and Free, Interactive, Online Math Games - June 28th, 2013

Here are three recommended websites that are well worth exploring for their many entertaining and FREE, interactive math games to motivate your child to play and practice math skills during the summer (and all year long).  Check out the websites FUNBRAIN , MATH-PLAY, and COOLMATH4KIDS .   FUNBRAIN The following are just some of the math games […]

Keeping Kids Learning & Having Fun This Summer - June 27th, 2013

  According to the research, all kids experience learning losses (on average 2 months in math) when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.  This is referred to as the “summer slide”.   So, it’s important to make sure children are involved in learning and educational activities during the summer, so they don’t lose the […]

Fun Ways to Boost Your ADHD Child’s Academic Skills This Summer - June 12th, 2013

My upcoming webinar for ADDitude Magazine’s ADHD Expert Webinar Series: On Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1 PM Eastern Time, I will be the guest for one of ADDitude Magazine’s free webinars.  The topic of my webinar is  “Fun Ways to Boost Your Child’s Academic Skills This Summer”.     The summer months are an important break from the school year […]

Great Apps & Fun, Tactile Strategies for Handwriting - June 7th, 2013

Handwriting is a source of frustration for many children (particularly those with dysgraphia).   To get reluctant writers motivated to practice letter formation (print or cursive) correctly requires creativity, and needs to be fun.  I share a number of “tactile” strategies for handwriting and spelling in my books for helping children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities, including […]

The Wonderful “Post-It Strategy” from Writing Fix - June 2nd, 2013

  There is a wonderful resource for teaching writing.  It’s the best website out there that I am aware of for great ideas by excellent writing teachers in the state of Nevada.  The site is called Writing Fix.  One of the countless strategies they share is this post-it note strategy.  The post-it notes help students […]