Posts by Pam:

    Games That Make Homework More Fun!

    22 Oct 2010 in Blog

    There are many different games on the market you can use to make your child’s spelling and reading homework more fun. Here are some of our recommendations to parents for helping their kids with their word recognition skills while broadening their word and vocabulary base: Balderdash UpWords Travel Scrabble Boggle Bananagrams Apple letters Pair in Pears MadGad Word Teasers Sidewalk Chalk Race Track Parents can also adapt these traditional store bought games to help their kids learn specific lessons. Look...

    Helping Active Kids Focus

    23 Aug 2010 in Blog

    As you enter Imagination Learning Center, you see several bowls filled with tactile toys of various shapes, sizes and textures.  These are not there just for the entertainments of families or kids waiting for their session to start. These toys are an integral part of our program.  The manipulation of one of these tactile toys helps a kinesthetic learner focus on what is being said, whether they’re listening for instructions for the next game or participating in a discussion of...

    Workshops + Fun + Free = Free Funshops!

    15 Jul 2010 in Blog

    Dear Parents, Guardians, and Teachers, Imagination Learning Center invites you to attend any or all of the following FREE Workshops: “Using Games to Teach”: Monday 7/26/10, 3-5 pm “Learning Styles”: Friday 8/27/10, 7-9 pm “Components of Reading”: Tuesday 9/28/10, 7-9 pm “Study Environments”: Friday 10/22/10, 7-9pm All workshops will be held at:    Imagination Learning Center    15280 NW Central Dr    Portland, OR 97229   Call us to RSVP at #503-451-3162   ~The Team at Imagination Learning Center  

    Learning Styles

    28 Jun 2010 in Blog

    In the March 25, 2010 article in the Oregonian, it stated that only one third of 4th and 8th graders showed full proficiency in reading and nation testing. This means that two thirds of Oregon’s 4th and 8th graders are reading below grade level. Why is the system failing our children? Over the last 29 years, there has been much discussion regarding the relationship between an individual’s learning style and the student’s ability to learn. (A learning style is the...