Tag: Brain Activity


Sensory Input: When we put “Garbage in” our Child’s Brain, we will surely get “Garbage Out” Sensory

Sensory Input, Motor Output: When we put “Garbage in” our Child’s Brain, we will surely get “Garbage Out” This article helps parents, teachers and professionals understand the importance of sensory input, motor output needed to develop higher learning in a child’s brain. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. If you have ever heard of the term “garbage in, garbage out” in the technology world,...

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Classroom Modifications for Students that Struggle with Slow Processing Speed Processing Speed

Classroom Modifications for Students that Struggle with Slow Processing Speed This article provides helpful classroom modifications for those kids that struggle with slow processing speed. Free printable included below. Children that struggle with slow processing speed in the classroom may have difficulty remembering instructions in the classroom or retaining important details for an assignment or exam. These children are often labeled “dumb” or “lazy” when...

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Auditory System: “Kindergarten Guide” to Auditory Processing and How Your Child Uses it in the Classroom Auditory Processing

Auditory System: “Kindergarten Guide” to Auditory Processing and How Your Child Uses it in the Classroom This article provides helpful information about your child’s auditory system and how to help them better learn in the classroom. Each grade level is unique and different for each child. As your child advances at each level, the learning process becomes more challenging and often tests their learning potential....

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Music Education: 5 Great Benefits of Music Education in Schools Auditory Processing

5 Great Benefits of Music Education in Schools Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature benefits of music education in this guest post. While many of the recommendations below are great for select children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Music education is incredibly important to the development of a person. On this page, we are...

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Brain Gym: Simple Brain Gym Exercises to Awaken the Brain for Learning Readiness Motor Skills

Brain Gym: Simple Brain Gym® Exercises to Awaken the Brain for Learning Readiness This article provides helpful Brain Gym® activities to activate learning in the brain. This article is meant to be an overview. Future articles will more thoroughly explain Brain Gym movements. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Do you find it interesting that we often complicate our child’s educational experience? It’s easy for...

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Retained STNR: When a Child Retains the STNR, Certain Learning Areas Break Down Primitive Reflexes

Retained STNR: When a Child Retains the STNR, Certain Learning Areas Break Down This article provides helpful information about a retained STNR and how it impacts a child’s behavior and learning ability. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When you are talking about good health in children, correct posture is at the top of the list. Good posture is as important as eating right, exercising...

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Brain Breaks: Simple Brain Break Puzzles to “Spark” and Awaken the Brain for Higher Learning Motor Skills

Brain Breaks: Simple Brain Break Puzzles to “Spark” and Awaken the Brain for Higher Learning This article provides helpful Brain Breaks to improve your child or student’s learning ability in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Helping your child or student get their daily dose of “Brain Breaks” doesn’t have to be difficult or laborious. Short bursts of physical and mental exercise...

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Power Foods Kids will Actually Eat to Improve Attention and Memory in the Classroom Nutrition

Power Foods Kids will Actually Eat to Improve Attention and Memory in the Classroom This article provides helpful information about power foods to improve a child’s memory and attention in school. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. There is a never ending nutritional and fitness hype that creates new article headlines to catch the next reader’s eye. It can be tiring. I think we...

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Energy through our Ears: Why High and Low Frequencies Affect Behavior, Emotions, Speech and Language Auditory Processing

Energy through our Ears: Why High and Low Frequencies Affect Behavior, Emotions, Speech and Language This article provides helpful information about the energy in our ears and how it affects our child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. In every locker room in the world, no matter the sport, music is always blaring before a big game. This pumps up the athletes...

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Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? Visual Processing

Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? This article provides helpful information about your child’s visual motor skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Have you ever thought about the skills and energy it takes just to write the letters in your name or read a few passages from a magazine? For most of us, these...

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