Three Ways to Improve Learning Readiness Through Play

  Can your unique learner improve his or her learning skills? Yes! In fact, it is easier, and more fun, than you think. You can improve your child's learning readiness in ways that feel like play. Let's start with a better understanding of learning readiness. It isn't about how fast they can finish a timed math quiz, nor how neatly they print. Learning readiness occurs after foundational developmental abilities are in place. Students who are ready to learn know how to take in and make sense of the information around them. They know how to recognize patterns. They can consider different explanations before selecting the most likely. This type of problem solving must occur when performing arithmetic, reading, and writing. However, these skills develop outside the classroom first. You can't accomplish this with more math worksheets or printing practice. How can you help your unique learner improve their learning readiness? The answer may surprise you. Learning readiness on