We just finished another terrific writing contest with the seniors of Granger High School, and boy did we have a good time doing it! We had more than 25 stories that were unique and gripping.... read more
This is one of our favorite things to do, although it makes us a bit uncomfortable. Our pre- and post-academic (standardized) testing is ready to showcase for the students who are attending our learni.... read more
The Developing Mind of a Child- How is your child doing?
A child’s performance in language usage, motor ability and cognitive capability explodes between ages two years to six years. .... read more
An IEP or a 504 plan – what does my child need?
A bit of history first:
Prior to 1973, children with special needs were usually all treated the same way and were literally “housed” at one .... read more
Social skills 102: Helping your child with more complex situations
In my last article I outlined the most basic skills needed to communicate effectively, which were ‘picking up’ on non-ve.... read more
Helping the Child Who Struggles With Social Skills
Social and communication skills seem to come naturally for most, and because of that we never stop to wonder how we learned those skills.&nb.... read more
Once a child has the creativity to come up with a story on their own, but it is lacking in length and depth, try having them make their stories more complex by adding a problem and a resolution. Inexp.... read more
I hadn't been working at U CAN LEARN for very long before I discovered that the majority of students who are struggling academically in reading, math, etc., were also really struggling with .... read more