New course equips parents to homeschool distractible, impulsive kids
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by Kathy Kuhl     Homeschooling a child who struggles to focus? A very impulsive teen? A child who cannot sit still? Homeschooling with ADHD or other attention issues isn’t easy, but it can be easier with the new course I launched October 28.    The post New course equips parents to homeschool distractible, impulsive kids appeared first on Learn Differently. New course equips parents to homeschool distractible, impulsive kids was first posted on October 28, 2022 at 6:31 pm. ©2016 "Learn Differently". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only. If you are not r ..read more
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Demystifying Math Word Problems: Book Review
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By Kathy Kuhl, a preview of Math Word Problems from Literature Word problems should be the most practical part of math, answering the perennial question, “What good is this?” Yet they are often the most hated math. Why? Students don’t know how to solve them. So Denise Gaskins has written an expanded and updated version of Math Word Problems in Literature. Denise understands that students and many parents don’t get how to apply math. So she offers practical tools and examples with solutions. What’s inside? In Math Word Problems in Literature and the optional companion workbook, Denise ..read more
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Math teaching strategies that work: Marilyn Zecher’s Multisensory Math
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by Kathy Kuhl     As I teach parents how to teach math better, I’ve wished everyone could learn from the expert who taught me Multisensory math, Marilyn Zecher. And you can! Marilyn has offers recorded webinars and workshops teaching her Multisensory Math Approach. It’s easy to create a free account there and have a look. She’s a great teacher, insightful and enjoyable. Who is Marilyn Zecher, creator of Multisensory Math Online? “Marilyn Zecher, M.A., CALT is a specialist in applying multisensory strategies to a variety of content areas and study skills. A frequent speaker at nationa ..read more
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Homeschooling: Good for students with attention challenges
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by Kathy Kuhl   Can homeschool benefit kids with learning and attention challenges such as ADHD? Can parents successfully homeschool students with attention challenges? In this workshop, I say “Yes” and explain. Know someone asking these questions? Send them here, please. I love to help families weigh the pros and cons. They can even download chapter one of my book, Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, here.  Recently I gave this workshop for my local chapter of CHADD, children and Adults with ADHD. But the material applies to any family considering homeschooling a child who does n ..read more
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Misconceptions about homeschooling
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by Kathy Kuhl What misconceptions keep parents from enjoying homeschool: a customized education for their kids and teens with ADHD and other learning challenges? (From a recent talk for CHADD of Northern Virginia/Washington DC. Resources for the curious are below.) The other day, my neighbor told me she is so glad her four girls are back in school. “I could never homeschool,” she declared. “It was so hard keeping them on task.” “But, I answered, “homeschooling would be completely different. You would choose the materials, activities, and schedule.” She looked surprised, and said, “Oh! Yes, it ..read more
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Shaping homeschool for dyslexic students
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by Kathy Kuhl      This week, a mother wrote: Hi Kathy, I am homeschooling my five kids. We have found out that our oldest (9 years old) has dyslexia. And I have realized that I have also have dyslexia. I have been doing the Barton tutoring with him. Which has helped a ton! But I am trying to figure out if I need to do another whole curriculum or if there’s anything else I can be doing to help him? Thank you! I told her I’m glad Barton is helping, and started to reply. Some of you may have similar questions. So I here’s what I wrote. Reading Curriculum for Dyslexics Some people ..read more
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New free math materials from Chris Woodin
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by Kathy Kuhl   Christopher Woodin recently sent me great news. “I recently completed a comprehensive Gen Ed. Primary Numeracy program. You will like it. It parallels my work with Nessy. Check it out.” And it’s free! Who is Christopher Woodin? Mr. Woodin is one of my best sources of help for students who struggle with math. If you haven’t read my earlier posts on teaching math, you may not know his work. He’s the chair of the math department at the Landmark School, a school for students with learning disabilities. Outstanding for his creativity and clarity, Chris Woodin has created ..read more
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Parenting and Disabilities: review of book by Stephanie O. Hubach
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Review by Kathy Kuhl    Feeling weary? When you raise a child with special needs, you enter a lifetime of giving. If you’re not careful, it can become a burnt-out life. That’s why I recommend a short new book. To help you replenish your soul as you raise kids with challenges, Stephanie O. Hubach has written a 31-day devotional book. It’s called Parenting and Disabilities: Abiding in God’s Presence. (I say it’s for parents of kids with challenges, but I suspect all parents would benefit.) In this book, Stephanie Hubach provides short Biblical messages to encourage fellow parents ..read more
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Movie explains the Homeschool Revolution: Schoolhouse Rocked
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by Kathy Kuhl    What’s happening in education? The new film, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution examines the burgeoning movement. Homeschooling is growing. It transforms learning and enriches families. Explore its different faces and advantages through this documentary. The film opens virtually Friday, November 12. Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution will help your friends and family, too. It’s one way to explain what you’re doing with your kids (or considering doing). Filmmaker and homeschoolers Garritt and Yvette Hampton have interviewed dozens ..read more
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Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution opens November 12
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by Kathy Kuhl    What’s happening in education? The new film, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution examines the burgeoning movement.  People homeschool for many different reasons, so learn from many different speakers in this documentary. Homeschooling is growing, transforming learning, and enriching families. It opens virtually Thursday, November 12. Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution will help your friends and family, too. It’s a way to explain what you’re doing with your kids (or considering doing) to anyone unfamiliar with homeschooling. Fi ..read more
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