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Halloween Math Activities

Halloween Activities for Kids – Improve Math Skills… Spooky Thought!

October 24th, 2023 2023-10-25T09:22:22-07:00 2023-10-24T09:00:01-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

There are so many ways you can improve math skills while having fun on Halloween. Math concepts keep getting refined as you get older. However, these activities can be used at any age for fun learning and review. Remember, sorting and categorizing items is critical to learning math concepts. Classifying is the action of putting objects into sets based on common traits. You can even chart your results.

Reading Comprehension Activities

4 Activities to Improve Reading Skills (Part 3 – Comprehension)

January 3rd, 2018 2020-04-29T07:49:52-07:00 2018-01-03T12:00:01-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

So many children struggle with reading comprehension, specifically finding the main idea of what they are reading or finding details that support the main idea or for sequential order. This can be daunting for some students, and not just those students with LD, dyslexia, or ADHD. You don’t have to have a learning disability to have difficulty with reading comprehension! Even gifted children struggle sometimes with reading comprehension. Solutions are here.

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5 Steps to Improve Reading Comprehension with Family Field Trips

August 15th, 2017 2017-08-02T02:49:11-07:00 2017-08-15T12:00:08-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

By having a framework or structure to your family fields trips, you can drastically improve memory skills. If you do not have a bit of a structure to your trips, your kids are not as likely to remember the great things you have done as a family together. With these family field trips, you can improve your vocabulary, memory and factual knowledge base.

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Improve Reading Comprehension Skills with Color Coding

October 20th, 2015 2018-12-12T16:26:29-08:00 2015-10-20T01:10:49-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

What would it be like to really comprehend what you read? You’d love reading so much you might even read under the covers because you’ve been transported to a different place and time. View the video to find out simple ways to improve reading comprehension.

Learning Reading Help: 3 Reasons for Reading Struggles

October 22nd, 2010 2010-10-22T15:38:55-07:00 2010-10-22T15:38:55-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Looking for help with learning reading and don’t know where to start? Learning Reading Help Can Be Divided into 3 Categories learning reading skills.

Is your child struggling with dyslexia, reading skills, writing skills, spelling skills?

August 16th, 2010 2016-04-26T23:53:28-07:00 2010-08-16T13:09:55-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
Many children struggle with learning or work harder than they need to. In fact, many children work 3, 4, or even 5 times harder than they need to. I'm not just talking about children with dyslexia or an identified learning disability, or ADHD. Children that are falling through the cracks or are average in school [...]

6 Must-do Learning Games & Activities For the Summer

June 3rd, 2010 2010-06-03T16:48:26-07:00 2010-06-03T16:48:26-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Can you do your own summer learning program? Should you do your own summer learning program? Fact: More than half of the achievement gap present in 9th grade between lower- and higher-income children can be explained by summer learning loss. Make Learning Stick with learning games and reading fluency training over the summer. There are […]

Reading Help – Reading & Listening Comprehension: Comprehension Zone Review

October 20th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2009-10-20T11:08:40-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Bonnie Terry Learning – Review of The Comprehension Zone: Rocket Rap This review is difficult for me to write because this product had such a dramatic and positive effect for one of our children.  It has been an answer to prayer, a break-through for our child who has struggled with auditory comprehension for years.  I am […]

Dyslexic, LD, ADHD, & Gifted Kids Improve Comprehension Skills By Game Playing

September 24th, 2009 2023-04-19T12:44:38-07:00 2009-09-24T16:04:19-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
Kids with dyslexia, LD, and ADHD are not the only ones that struggle with reading comprehension. Even gifted kids have been known to struggle with reading comprehension. How many times have your kids re-read the same pages in their textbook, searching for the answers? Your kids may have even flung their book down or at [...]

I Can Hardly Believe It? Check it out…

April 25th, 2009 2017-02-16T01:23:04-08:00 2009-04-25T13:44:01-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

The call is filling up fast – Reserve your spot now. I have had so many calls from parents this year that are wondering how to help their child and confused about why their child is struggling that I finally decided to have a webinar where I will present information and you will be able […]

Helping Students Who Struggle to Write: Classroom Compensations

April 14th, 2009 2009-04-14T18:46:12-07:00 2009-04-14T18:46:12-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

LD Online just posted this interesting article from Educational Therapist Regina Richards. I thought you would enjoy it. By: Regina G. Richards (2008) I shake myself to stop daydreaming…Writing is definitely the worst task of all. It was just way too hard to remember all the things I need, like periods and capital letters. And […]

Learning: Why Do Our Kids Need To Practice or Prepare?

April 2nd, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2009-04-02T18:59:07-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I just got back from a 3 day seminar that I had spent the past two months getting ready for. In fact, I arrived two days early so I could spend more time preparing for it – so that I would be able to get the most out of the seminar. The gentleman who sat […]

Live: The LD Screening Tool Has Arrived!

March 23rd, 2009 2015-11-30T19:29:17-08:00 2009-03-23T18:49:30-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Yes, it is here! Spring is here, the tulip tree is blooming as is the manzanita tree, daffodils, the wild violets…And the Learning Disability Screening Assessment has arrived!   You will now be able to have your child or student assessed and find the underlying root cause of their learning problems. You will know the […]

Laziness, Learning Difficulty, LD, or Dyslexia?

February 5th, 2009 2016-02-25T00:44:31-08:00 2009-02-05T15:34:12-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

I haven’t posted for a few days due to flying down to Boca Raton, FL for a conference.  I’ll be in meetings the next few days and wanted to be sure and touch base though. This question recently came up from a parent (Kathy P) wondering, “Does my son have a learning disability or is […]

Bridge Isolated Reading Skills – Phonics & Fluency Skills To Real Life Reading

September 2nd, 2008 2015-01-24T00:58:24-08:00 2008-09-02T12:31:18-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Bridge Isolated Skills To Real Life Reading Bridging the isolated reading skill to real life situations can be accomplished in a rather painless way. Use the Five Minutes to Better Reading Skills program. It is also practicing rapid naming in addition to visual closure, visual tracking, and phonemic awareness. Third, immediately following this exercise [Five […]

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