Right Brain Writing
(When other methods haven’t worked)
The “One Paper a Week” Method
By Dianne Craft, MA, CNHP
“Help! My teenager can’t even write a paragraph by himself.”
“My child loves to ‘journal’, but won’t write an organized paragraph for anything.”
For many children and teens, writing comes naturally. For others, the writing process needs to be taught in detail, but after the instructional and practice time, their writing becomes independent and continues to get better. But for some children and teens, writing never becomes easy, and they avoid it like the plague. If you have one of these really (not just a little bit), struggling writers, then you now have about 3 different curriculums. Your other children are doing great with them. This child continues to struggle greatly with the process of writing a cohesive paragraph or paper.
Many of these children and teens have an undiagnosed Dysgraphia, or blocked writing gate. They are the ones who reversed letters and numbers longer than their siblings, switched handedness when younger, exhibited many visual/spatial issues like lining up math problems incorrectly, writing letters below the line easily, spacing, etc. In other words, the act of writing, or “head to hand” processing did not transfer to their automatic brain hemisphere. For this reason, “thinking and writing” at the same time takes so much more battery energy for them, than for others without this visual/spatial block. (Read the article, “Smart Kids Who Hate to Write” to see a checklist of the symptoms of Dysgraphia, and the corrections for this at home.)
Early implement Dianne’s Right Brain Writing for one school year to help your student organize their thoughts easily!
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Sale!Dianne Craft used this painless method in her Resource Rooms Language Arts room. By the end of the year, her students were writing 3-4 page papers! No curriculum purchase. Just a very successful teaching method. Hundreds of teachers and homeschool parents are using their method right now! All you need is a whiteboard and the teacher and student working together using this Right Brain "whole" method. You will be surprised how this will work with your struggling writer. They'll ask to write their next paper!
Sale!In this DVD you will learn how to identify a child with a writing glitch, dysgraphia, visual/spatial problems, and, more importantly, how to eliminate those problems using a proven method. This exercise was originally developed to improve eye/hand coordination and ball handling ability in sports. Coaches said these students just "knew where they were in the field after doing this exercise."
Many bright, hardworking children have to work too hard to learn because they have a processing problem, or one of their learning gates is blocked. Sometimes several learning gates are blocked. We now offer "The Foundational Package” of Dianne Craft’s products for those parents who wish to gain an understanding of Dianne’s three-pronged approach – Brain Integration Therapy, Nutritional Strategies, and Right Brain Teaching Strategies - to helping children learn. It doesn’t have to be so hard, and it doesn’t have to be so expensive!