In this episode of Sound Foundations for Parenting we welcome back our friend Gayle Moyers. This is episode is the audio from a webinar Gayle offered recently.
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In this episode, we discuss:.
- Two sides and three layers to a brain, linear and visual sides
- Bottom brain is the survival brain and the first to develop
- Middle Brain is the emotion, language, and intuition
- Top Brain is the neo-cognitive brain or thinking brain
- Anxiety and stress trump learning
- Music can relieve stress and open up the brain for learning
- In order to be able to learn you have to know what you’re seeing, hearing and be able to differentiate the perception
- Learning difficulties are usually in the auditory input and how it is perceived
- Before labels can be applied such as ADD, ODD, ADHD, Etc. you must first rule out depression, stress, and learning disabilities
- Nutrition could also be a factor in a student’s struggle to learn
- If there is too much sugar in the diet, the brain has a sugar drop and you have trouble focusing, which can mimic ADHD
- Children do not learn well if they are in charge
- To be able to learn you need a balanced diet, good behavior, and a correct diagnosis
- Every child is smart enough
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