Non-verbal Learning Disabilities: An Overview - "Children with NLD have difficulties understanding nonverbal information, which can result in academic, social, and emotional challenges • Contrary to the name of this disorder, these children often have excellent verbal skills and do well in elementary school, delaying detection of their learning disability • Their academic problems come to light as school becomes more complex and implied learning replaces rote learning."
New education standards end rote learning, cursive
“If there is no standardized testing, students can focus on real learning and teachers don’t have to worry about preparing their kids for assessments,” http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/economy/canada-competes/how-do-finnish-kids-excel-without-rote-learning-and-standardized-testing/article11810188/
Chinese teachers are 'more effective' than those in Britain, the education minister has said
I’m excited to share with you my Number Formation Rhymes! I’ve been teaching my little ones how to write numbers and wanted some rhymes to help them remember the formations. I found these rhymes and decided to make my own posters for our school room. These rhymes are a great way for little ones remember …