Tag: Brain Development


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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Retained Primitive Reflexes that Cause Sensory Sensitivities, Reading Delays, Fear and Fight or Flight Primitive Reflexes

Retained Primitive Reflexes that Cause Sensory Sensitivities, Reading Delays, Fear and Fight or Flight This article provides helpful information about retained primitive reflexes and how they affect your child’s learning potential. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Most children in the classroom (about 80 percent) are healthy and active kids that excel in the classroom. However, the other 20 percent of students we see...

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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 exercises. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Do you find it interesting that we often complicate our child’s educational experience? It’s easy...

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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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Intelligences Checklist: 8 Child Intelligences that Can Weaken or Strengthen a Child’s Learning Development

Intelligences Checklist: 8 Child Intelligences that Can Weaken or Strengthen a Child’s Learning This article provides a helpful intelligences checklist to determine where your child learns best and where their strengths and weaknesses may be in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. For so many years, the IQ test ruled the world. Your intelligence could be measured in a single number, and...

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Learning Toys: The “Wrong” Toys for Holding Your Child Back and the “Right” Toys for Building Your Child’s Brain Motor Skills

Learning Toys: The “Wrong” Toys for Holding Your Child Back and the “Right” Toys for Building Your Child’s Brain This article provides helpful information about the right learning toys and the wrong learning toys to purchase for your children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Many of you have been asking “what are the ‘right’ gifts to give my child?” Toys have definitely changed...

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IEP Assistance: Does my Child Qualify for an IEP and what are the Steps to Getting Approved? Education

IEP Assistance: Does my Child Qualify for an IEP and what are the Steps to Getting Approved? This article provides beginning steps for parents to gain an IEP to help their child in school. In many cases, a student with a learning disability can benefit from having what is called an Individualized Education Program (IEP). If you are a parent of a child that has...

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