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Kick-Start Summer Learning: 5 Motivation Strategies for Kids with LD

by FE Staff

Having trouble getting your child with learning difficulties excited about summer learning? Here are some motivation strategies from psychology expert Jerome J. Schultz, Ph.D., that will encourage your child to dive right in to summer learning activities — and go the extra mile.

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Make a scrapbook that contains pictures of your child doing summer learning activities. Include samples that show his progress. Your child can share this book with others — especially his new teacher when school starts in the fall.

You could also create a blog where your child can discuss and display his summer learning (articles, pictures, books read, etc.). Family members or teachers can visit the Web page, praising your child's work from a distance and keeping the energy flowing.

Kids' artwork or writing can even be submitted to LD Online to be featured on the website, which makes kids feel great.

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