How To Talk To Children About Their Learning Strengths and Struggles

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Helping children understand their unique strengths and struggles is an essential part of teaching and learning. Utilizing short case scenarios, we will discuss such topics as how to help a child understand complex ideas regarding their learning; How to personalize learning as part of everyday conversations with students; How to use a student’s strengths and hobbies to discuss and develop strategies for their weaker areas; How does my learning profile influence these discussions?

Kelli Pollack

Kelli Pollock has been a national facilitator of Schools Attuned since 1997 and has developed and implemented curriculum for the Schools Attuned course and various other workshops on neuro-development. She received her Masters in Special Education from Bank Street College of Education and taught for four years at The Churchill School in New York City. Kelli served as a Middle School inclusion teacher prior to moving into mainstream classrooms, where she taught from third through sixth grades. She was an adjunct professor at Bank Street, teaching “Social Studies as the Core of the Integrated Curriculum for Students with Special Needs” and has been a private tutor for students with learning disabilities. Kelli is currently a field facilitator for Schools Attuned in New York City.