Visual Memory – Where 80% of Learning Happens

Developing visual memory is key to improving reading and learning ability since 80% of learning occurs through the visual system. Visual memory is a crucial component to your child's ability to read and effectively learn. It has actually been found to exceed auditory memory; in fact three quarters of learning both in and outside of … Continue reading Visual Memory – Where 80% of Learning Happens

Reading Comprehension Difficulties? A Weak Working Memory Could Be the Culprit

In my last article, I wrote about how poor working memory affects learning disabilities. Poor working memory can have a significant impact on the ability to decode and comprehend written text. Up to 70% of students with learning disabilities in reading score 'very low' on working memory. Working memory can be compared to a video … Continue reading Reading Comprehension Difficulties? A Weak Working Memory Could Be the Culprit

6 Ways to Improve Working Memory for Better Learning, Attention & Reading Comprehension

Now that you know from my last article how how poor working memory can affect reading comprehension, the ability to decode words and even read fluently, it's time to address what can be done to change that. The first step is to make it clear to your child that difficulty decoding or reading has little … Continue reading 6 Ways to Improve Working Memory for Better Learning, Attention & Reading Comprehension