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Learning to Learn: four tips to helping students be successful

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Being ready to learn makes starting Back-to-School much easier. In this school smarts report, Keith Kaiser learns how to learn at the Langsford Learning Center.

The center had some simple tips to help your student.

1) Set up a study area dedicated to learning.

2) Choose age appropriate books. Be sure to consider the interests of the students, check the back of the book for information, look at websites that review books and discuss reading levels and remind students to create pictures in their minds while they read.

3) There are seven ways to know your child is learning to read the hard way: Parents who know how to "read the signs" can catch their child before any habits become ingrained. To learn more about the signs, click here.

4) What steps should you take if you think your child is not learning how to learn:

     1. Understand what is going on yourself

     2. Conference with your teacher

     3. Assessment measure and learn how your child learns

The Langsford Learning Acceleration Centers

2520 Bardstown Road

Louisville, KY 40205

2805 N. Hurstbourne Pkwy

Louisville, Ky 40223

502.473.7000

http://www.langsfordcenter.com/

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