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An Introduction to the Creative Right-Brained Learner

“She’s smart, but lazy.” “He’s living below his potential.” These are some of the comments a parent of a right-brained learner may hear about their child in regard to their learning process. This creative learner is often later in developing … Continue reading


The Universal Gifts

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As I researched learning styles, I discovered there were two distinct categories based on brain processing preferences historically referred to as being right-brained (creative) or left-brained (logical). After sharing my knowledge, I was often asked how a person could tell … Continue reading


Sight Word or Phonics?

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Most parents and educators emphatically believe that the best, most reliable path to learning to read is through a systematic teaching of phonics. Even remedial dyslexic programs tend to be based in phonics. As I’ve said here before, is there … Continue reading


Right-Brained Reading Preferences

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I found my oldest artist son sitting on the floor in our living room reading an adult novel. He was 9 years old. About six months before, we had stopped learning from the book, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 … Continue reading


Do the Games We Play Indicate Brain Processing Preference?

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For a long time, I secretly felt guilty for not playing more board games with my children. Like reading aloud and putting together puzzles, I felt board games were a staple of childhood development. And yet, I had just as … Continue reading