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Learning ASL with Different Learning Styles

Learning ASL with Different Learning Styles

by RaVen Sequoia

www.ASLmasterTutor.com

Most of us, by now, have discovered we have different learning styles when mastering a subject.

There is now a newer Learning Style approach called “Multiple Intelligences”. Most traditional teaching methods that is used (and still being used) is mainly linguistic and logical teaching.

Learning Style simply means there are different techniques where a …

Makerspaces: Tinkering to Learn at Home

Makerspaces: Tinkering to Learn at Home

The idea of makerspaces has come a long way since I was a child. When I was growing up there was an endless supply of textiles, ingredients and components in which I could tinker, play and construct. I had my very own makerspace: nature. The great outdoors was a cornucopia of materials and inspiration. My mother would send my sister and I outside for …

Promoting Summer Growth Through Project Based Learning

When summer vacation hits and students leave their classrooms behind, too often they leave learning behind as well. The result is a “summer slide” that leaves students playing catch-up when they return to school in the fall.

So the problem is, how can we as tutors, educators, and parents help prevent this “summer slide”? One thing is for sure, if we are …

3 Steps to Encourage Student Mindfulness

3 Steps to Encourage Student Mindfulness

As educators, one of our most important roles is helping our students acquire knowledge and giving them authentic opportunities to apply it. Typically, these efforts are focused on curriculum and standards-based skills.

But what about the skills that transcend content? Students in today’s world need help with things like executive functions and 0 Comments

How Does Self Awareness Emerge?

In a recent post about the definition of knowledge, I discussed how knowledge manifests from relational maps in the nervous system, mainly within the brain. In this article, I aim to answer the question “How does self awareness emerge?” within the context of those same relational maps.

How Does Self Awareness Emerge?

As mentioned in the article cited above, neural networks serve as the physical substrate for relational …

What Is Knowledge?

We all aspire to possess knowledge, but really, what is knowledge? If you are reading this, it’s safe to assume that you’re not satisfied with the dictionary definition of “facts acquired by a person through experience.” How exactly does a person “acquire” facts? Facts are not physical objects, so they are not acquired in the same way that, say, a book is acquired. Furthermore, computers are capable of acquiring vast …

How Do You KNOW That You Know?

Some people have a knack for quickly learning and mastering new concepts or skills. As one of these fortunate individuals, and also as someone who has worked with dozens of students in an attempt to help them master new concepts, I possess a body of experience that leads me to conclude the following: effective learning requires the process of self-verification, or, the process of answering the question “how do you …

How proper preparation enables relaxation under pressure

In this article, learn how proper preparation enables relaxation under pressure. A relaxed confidence can be achieved by incrementally challenging oneself. This state of mind enables one to perform at their best in high-pressure environments.

How proper preparation enables relaxation under pressure

In my experience, confidence and relaxation are the keys to success in any situation. Perhaps this goes along with the well quoted saying, “fake it ’til you make …

Elevate Your Mind

Elevate Your Mind

What does it mean to elevate your mind? What are the benefits of thinking on a higher level? This article will answer these questions, and offer a few suggestions to increase your mental capacity.

What?

Ask yourself the following question: if a brilliant thinker were to spend a day inside your head, would they be interested in your thoughts? If you think small and simple, like all …

What Teachers Can Learn from Designers

What Teachers Can Learn from Designers

As any teacher or tutor can tell you, the development and implementation of a curriculum is hard. Planning out the sorts of goals and quantifiable outcomes you want and defining effective ways to get there with your students requires a great deal of foresight and abstract thinking. What will students get out of this activity that they couldn’t get from other activities? Am I …

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