Author: Alexandra Shires Golon
Product Code: 6588
ISBN: 9781618216588
Pages: 220
Availability: In stock.

Are you looking for ways to differentiate your instruction to meet the needs of gifted visual-spatial learners? You’ve found it in Visual-Spatial Learners: Understanding the Learning Style Preference of Bright But Disengaged Students (2nd ed.). Visual-spatial learners are students who show advanced abilities with computers, maps, construction toys, and puzzles. The techniques outlined within these pages help all learners succeed—regardless of preferred learning style. Based on the most current understanding of the brain’s hemispheric functions, the author provides a number of strategies and lesson plan ideas to help make your classroom a successful learning environment for all learners. These strategies address preparing students to succeed on timed tests; easing the pain of handwriting; teaching spelling using imagery; incorporating mnemonics, rhyme, and other tricks that engage the right hemisphere of the brain; helping students stay focused and on track; getting—and keeping—students organized; and much more!


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Review by: Joanne Bell, MiddleWeb - December 20, 2018
[The] book explains and defines visual-spatial learners and how their brains work, and offers tons of ideas for ways to differentiate to meet their needs. The author highlights both strengths and weaknesses of the visual-spatial students while also giving us ideas to further their development of skills.
Review: Gifted Child Today - September 17, 2017
This easy-to-read book includes many examples and strategies based on the most current research regarding the brain’s hemispheric functions. The author offers tried and true approaches for preparing students for timed tests, developing handwriting skills, teaching spelling through imagery, helping students improve organizational skills, and much more.

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