Right-Brained Learning Links
Right-Brained Learner Links - Cindy Gaddis
Cindy Gaddis is an incredible source of information about right-brained learning. Her book, The Right Side of Normal is due out in Fall 2012. She has developed a Collaborative Learning Process based on the learning and developmental stages that she observed while homeschooling her children.
- Right Side of Normal
Cindy's website. Lots of right-brained learner information as well as links to outlines of her Right-Brained Learner conference talks and information about her upcoming book, The Right Side of Normal.
- Homeschooling Creatively
Email list moderated by Cindy and myself for those who want to learn more about homeschooling these wonderfully creative kids. Come talk with other parents about the joys and as well as the more challenging aspects of homeschooling right-brained learners!
- Natural Learning Development for Right-Brained Children
Provides information about the normal developmental timetable of right-brained kids. This timetable is often at odds with more traditional learning timetables and expectations which often results in it looking as if right-brained kids are "struggling."
- The Collaborative Learning Process
Cindy's take on learning ages and stages. Wonderful resource for understanding "normal" timetables for right brained learners (which will often be different than "typical").
- The Collaborative Learning Process Summary
A summary of The Collaborative Learning Process, broken down by stages including book resources
- An Introduction to the Creative Right-brained Learner
Especially useful for parents whose right-brained kids have been in school or seem to be resistant to teaching.
Right-Brained Learner Links
- The Visual-Spatial Learner: An Introduction
By Linda Kreger Silverman
- Articles on the Visual-Spatial Learners Concept
Mulitple articles on various aspects of visual spatial learning.
- The Visual-Spatial Resource
Articles and resources for understanding Visual-spatial learners.
- Right-brained Learning Squido Lens
Compilation of lots of right-brained learning information and links
Right-Brained Reading Links
- Encouraging Reading in "Late" Readers by Stephanie Elms
An article I wrote for the VaHomeschoolers Voice. Discusses how to encourage a "relationship with reading" with late (and reluctant) readers.
- Typical RIght Brained Reading Traits by Cindy Gaddis
Discusses how right brained learners often come to reading
- Reading and the Creative Process: Parental Role Ideas by Cindy Gaddis
Things that parents can do to support right brained leaners on their path to reading.
- Phonics Programs Behind Sight Word Programs by Cindy Gaddis
Discusses why and how programs such as 100 Easy Lessons and Bob books can work for right brained learners.
- Comic Books and Creative Learners
How visual books like comic books can benefit our creative kids and should not be considered "twaddle."
- Silent Reading vs. Reading Aloud
How does silent reading compare to reading out loud for right-brained kids in the early years of fluency?