Category Archives: Educational Psychology

Articles on how students learn and how teachers can help them to learn effectively.

Fantastic Learning Tips For Dyslexics

treating dyslexia

Imagine your frustration that your classmates have finished their tests and you are still struggling to understand the jumble of letters and words on the page. Dyslexic students cannot read efficiently or respond quickly to what they have read. People with dyslexia typically have average or above average intelligence but they labour to understand written text. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, there are several contributing factors that might lead to developing the learning disorder, including genetic makeup, brain injury, and others. Continue reading “Fantastic Learning Tips For Dyslexics” »

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5 Effective Ways to Help Children with ADHD Develop Math Skills

ADHD and Math

Every child learns differently – some children are visual learners, some auditory, some tactile – but children with ADHD have difficulty focusing, sitting still, and are easily distracted, sometimes making it appear impossible to teach them anything. Continue reading “5 Effective Ways to Help Children with ADHD Develop Math Skills” »

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5 Reasons Psychology Is Such A Popular College Major

Over the years, psychology has become one of the most common subjects in which college students major. The field is extremely popular. But why are so many undergraduates interested in obtaining a psychology degree? Is it because the subject is complex and offers students novel ways to think about and observe the world around them? Is it because there is a high demand in the workforce for psychology related careers? Let’s take a look below to learn some of the answers. Continue reading “5 Reasons Psychology Is Such A Popular College Major” »

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Charities For Adults With Learning Disabilities in England

For adults with learning disabilities, it can often be hard to cope with many of the everyday requirements and responsibilities that most people take for granted.  Fortunately, there is a lot of help, support and advice out there to help those with disabilities make the most of their lives.  Here are a few charitable organisations that aim to do just that. Continue reading “Charities For Adults With Learning Disabilities in England” »

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