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04/23/2015
As a parent, you likely have several goals for your child to meet by a certain age. If you are the parent of a small child, who has yet to start school, you can help your child along in achieving these goals by helping to develop his or her skills before even starting school. Though there is certainly such a thing as too much technology, you may want to consider the benefits of using technology to prepare your child to be more school ready. The Tutoring Center in Roseville would like explain several ways technology can be used to develop and improve your child’s skills before he or she ever enters a classroom. 

There are several ways you can help your child to increase his or her spatial skills. One such way is by allowing him or her an opportunity to play games. You can certainly take the time to go out in the yard and throw the ball around, as a way to help improve hand-eye coordination. However, you’ll find that technological games and apps geared toward children often focus on helping with this task as well. Sometimes, in order to achieve a task, your child will have to move items from one part of the screen to another, and depending on the difficulty level of the game, may need to be done with some accuracy. 

By allowing your child to play word games, whether or not they are simply identifying letters or something more complex, you are helping him or her to improve in language skills that are going to be necessary throughout education. Eventually you can even allow your child to read short books or entire novels on a tablet. As most children seem to be drawn to technology, you may consider that the thing your child will need in order to be interested in reading and improving his or her language skills, is a technological device. 

Lastly, you should consider that your child will begin to better grasp the ideas of being goal oriented and to complete tasks. You’ve probably noticed that a general rule for most online games is that, in order to move on to the next level, a certain number of tasks should be completed first. Whether your child is collecting objects, solving riddles, or completing other tasks, the idea is there. It should not be too difficult then, to help your child begin to relate this idea to other areas of his or her life. Reminding your child that we have to be goal oriented people who finish what we start, is not going to be that far of a stretch.

As your child continues to grow and advance, you may find that there are certain areas where he or she is behind the curve. If you think your child could benefit from tutoring, remember that The Tutoring Center has a professional tutoring staff ready to assist you. You can also check out some of these visual learning tools that can even further enhance your childs learning. For tutoring in Roseville, remember us, 916-771-4100.

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