Is this right for my son?
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    momofdjas is offline Junior Member Newbie
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    Default Is this right for my son?

    I have been looking into Time4Learning for several months. I currently homeschool my 12,10,9, and 4 yo. My main question is this: I have a 12 yo son who struggles with spelling and reading. He does better verbally than he does with workbooks/anything that is written. I have tried so many different approaches/curriculum I am to the point of not knowing what to do. Would Time4Learning be able to help him in these areas? Thanks for any info you can give.

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    Because most of the lessons are presented as interactive animations, Time4Learning is an excellent choice for auditory learners (those who learn best by hearing rather than reading).

    For the less-animated lessons, you have the option of using Peedy the Parrot to read aloud to your student. Hearing a passage read aloud while following along silently with one's own eyes is enjoyable, low-key, stress-free reading practice.

    Spelling is available as a language arts extension for most grades. While less animated than the core language arts curriculum, the program still reads the words aloud to your student.

    Frustrated learners usually appreciate Time4Learning . . . especially if they have tried a lot of "print" curriculum with limited success. Time4Learning's style is a refreshing change. I tried it for my struggling learner and ended up switching the rest of my kids, too. That isn't an uncommon occurence.

    Good luck as you make your decision. And . . . thanks for being the one-thousandth registered user of this forum!

    Mom of six . . . current students and homeschool graduates. Enjoying using Time4Learning since 2006!

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