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Gleanings From Learning in Spite of Labels by Joyce Herzog - 6

Ready for part 6 of Gleanings from Learning in Spite of Labels?

Joyce Herzog shares many years of experience in her book and other products on this website:


Chapters in Section Two – What I Need to Do?

o Introduction to Doing (previous blog)

o ABCs of Learning (previous blog)

o Twenty-five Teaching Techniques That Work! (this blog)

o Teeny Tiny Teaching Tips (next blog)

“Basically, a child with learning disabilities is one who in spite of a normal or high IQ and adequate effort and learning opportunity, has not achieved up to expectations in one or more areas of academic achievement.” (p. 22)

Twenty-Five Teaching Techniques

o Thankfulness; reliance on God and His Word

o Balance structure and setting

o Be positive and consistent

o Break down tasks into little steps.

o Chart progress for yourself and your child.

o Reward appropriately.

o Give limited choices to student.

o Use multisensory approaches without overwhelming.

o Provide frequent breaks (physical, mental) and reviews.

o Encourage creativity – allowing a variety of ways he can demonstrate his work.

o Be as practical as possible.

o Give the student a purpose for learning.

o Demonstrate to student his progress frequently.

o Discipline attitude more than behavior. (p. 56-85)

We will continue gathering gleanings from Joyce Herzog’s book as I continue my read. Remember I am only sharing selected gleanings. I recommend that you purchase this book for more detailed information.


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