Kara Skarda's blogs

Education / May 13, 2019
Would you like the next school year to be better than the last? Teachers know and studies show that what happens over the summer can be a determining factor. Kids who are already behind often fall further behind. But it doesn't have to be the case. In fact, if you do the right things over the summer it can lead to great grades in the following year. Read the article to find out more.Read more
Neuroscience of Learning / Jan 9, 2019
Is the brain better at learning when using a picture based approach or a word-based approach? There may be some information out there. Learn more in this article.Read more
Dyslexia / Jan 8, 2019
Bring up dyslexia and you're sure to start a debate. Opinions vary on what it is and what it is not. Very official sounding organizations have defined it by their own terms and that fuels the debate. In general, it's a mess. Find out more in this article.Read more
Mathematics / Jan 3, 2019
Did you know that despite your child’s learning disability, Even with dyscalculia mastering math is a possibility? That no one is predetermined to be horrible at math? Yep. Learn more in this article.Read more
Dyslexia / Jan 2, 2019
Children with dyslexia are often victims of bullying. But one brave boy in the UK has launched an education campaign to teach his peers and teachers what it means to be dyslexic.Read more
Dyslexia / Dec 31, 2018
Learn how Gary Smith used the positive aspects of his dyslexia to create a successful business. Dyslexia can be an obstacle that stops you in your tracks or a hurdle to leap and prosper from.Read more
Dyslexia / Dec 13, 2018
Today's schools are failing kids with dyslexia. It’s time for an overhaul of classroom proportions, don’t you think?Read more
Dyscalculia / Dec 13, 2018
Ah, we remember the good ol’ days when we had to memorize our times table. But is memorizing the best way to learn math? This study doesn’t think so.Read more
Dyslexia / Dec 13, 2018
In every difficulty, there's a gift. Are you realizing your gifts?Read more