Laziness, Late Bloomer, or Learning Disability?
This is the question!
As parents, this question churns around in our mind over and over again as we watch our children interact with others, work at their addition and multiplication facts, and attempt to sound out words in their favourite books. And so you wonder, “Why is this so hard for them?”
It has been widely established that we learn best through experiential learning! As we involve more of our senses, more learning can take place. Learning promotes more learning. Experiential learning is the process of learning through experiences and then reflecting on them. As parents and educators, we have the incredible opportunity to provide powerful experiential learning experiences for our children.
What will YOU be when you grow up? I remember adults posing this question to me as a child. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” What does one answer? Is growing up a state of being? Do you arrive after you’ve achieved your goal? Is there a formula to ‘success’, whatever that might be? As a mother, is growing up a reflection of my career or is it an end result of parenting? Continue reading