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What motivates your child?

What Motivates Your Child?

November 9th, 2022 2022-11-10T10:25:03-08:00 2022-11-09T17:13:53-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Figuring out what motivates your child is a common problem that every parent faces at one time or another. I know for me, I often felt my kids should just be self-motivated to do their best on their homework. But, then I remember, they were kids. And then I remembered how it was when I was growing up. I often rushed through my homework to just get it done. I’m betting you are a lot like me and didn’t always do your best either.

Holiday Family Activities

10 Holiday Family Activities

December 18th, 2019 2019-12-19T12:29:11-08:00 2019-12-18T06:00:00-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

10 fun family activities to do over the holidays. These activities not only bring fun to the family but they also improve learning skills too. Activities vary from game night (with suggested games), to movie night, to special decorating activities.

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.

10 Tips for Choosing Educational Fun Games + a Gift

December 4th, 2012 2016-02-25T01:13:13-08:00 2012-12-04T12:42:00-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

10 Tips for Choosing Educational Fun Games and 3 Holiday Gifts for You… Sentence Zone Game today! Fun Educational Games for the Holidays and Beyond! I think most parents are similar to me…we all want the best for our kids. We want them to have down time during their vacations but we don’t want them […]

Summer has hit…Steps to take to Improve Learning Skills Over the Summer

June 21st, 2011 2015-11-25T00:44:51-08:00 2011-06-21T18:36:28-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Summer has hit…Steps to take to Improve Learning Skills Over the Summer Here is a practical ‘down and dirty’ Action plan to Improve Learning Skills reading fluency in 5 minutes, improving spelling in 15 minutes Day Two: fluency in 5 minutes, reading a selection 5 minutes, note taking in 10 minutes. Rotate activities every other […]

Reading Comprehension Game Improves Learning Skills

October 2nd, 2010 2015-04-17T01:34:11-07:00 2010-10-02T10:36:00-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Playing Reading Comprehension Game Improves Learning Skills What if you could play a game and improve your child’s reading and listening comprehension at the same time? It also sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? But a game really can improve reading comprehension. As a learning disability specialist and board certified educational therapist I […]

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 […]

How to Improve Reading and Memory Skills and Still Have Fun

January 7th, 2010 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2010-01-07T19:44:54-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

What can you do during the winter weather to help your kids improve their skills? This question is a frequent one for me. Parents are always interested in helping their kids, but it is sometimes hard to stay motivated, especially during the winter months. The following activities work well with all kids, whether they have […]

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 […]

Question about The Comprehension Zone Game: Reading Comprehension

March 30th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:58:25-08:00 2009-03-30T06:51:27-07:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Hi Bonnie, I’d like to place an order for a product of yours, but I have not been able to locate any age or grade range for any of the items.  Can you tell me for whom the Comprehension Zone is appropriate? Thanks, Susan Taber Hi Susan, The Comprehension Zone can be used from 2nd […]

Trouble Understanding What You Read? Part Two: The Game Solution

December 9th, 2008 2015-01-24T01:21:42-08:00 2008-12-09T16:45:40-08:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

There is another solution to this that I use along with the Ten Minutes to Better Studying Skills. This solution can also be used very effectively at home, with a tutor, in a resource classroom, or in an elementary, middle school, or high school class. I have learned from years of experience and research that […]

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