Right Brain Education: The Importance of Infant Education

This week there was another message from the Founders of Heguru. It appears that this is to be a regular feature at the end of the class. The message this week was from Hirotada Henmi. This is not the message verbatim but my interpretation of what I heard. The Importance of Infant Education In theContinue reading “Right Brain Education: The Importance of Infant Education”

Right Brain Development – is it too Late for my Child?

I recently picked up the book “The Brain that Changes Itself” by Norman Doidge on the recommendation of CoachMi. Considering that I have a growing pile of unfinished reading to do, I probably could do without the extra book, but this one is really worth it. If there is a book you should read thisContinue reading “Right Brain Development – is it too Late for my Child?”

Understanding the Brain’s Amazing Potential from an Autistic Savant

I’ve been trying to understand right brain education and the potential of the right brain ever since I heard about it. But the more I read, the more questions seem to crop up. Everything I read and hear leads me to further redefine what I have learned about right brain education, the potential abilities ofContinue reading “Understanding the Brain’s Amazing Potential from an Autistic Savant”

Right Brain Education Rule: Love, Relationship, then Knowledge

After our last class at Heguru, the parents were given a short video presentation from Mr Henmi. The subject matter he covered is nothing new but extremely important if we want our children to benefit from our teachings. It is the connection between love, relationship with your child, and knowledge. Far too often, parents jumpContinue reading “Right Brain Education Rule: Love, Relationship, then Knowledge”

Brain Development, a Photographic Memory and New Words

Disclaimer: I am not a neuroscientist nor do I claim to be an expert on neuroscience. The content in this blog post is what I have understood about the workings of the brain based on books that I have read and what I learned in neuroscience during my second year in University. Feel free toContinue reading “Brain Development, a Photographic Memory and New Words”

Flash Cards for Vocabulary Expansion

Looking for more flashcards? Check out our Free Flashcards Resource Page. One of the other activities I was asked to do with Gavin as part of our Heguru Home Practice during Gavin’s recent Heguru assessment was to expand his vocabulary with word flash cards. Gavin is at a point now where he knows enough toContinue reading “Flash Cards for Vocabulary Expansion”

Right Brain Education: Input and Output

In the previous post, I wrote about focussing on input and how important it is for a child of Gareth’s age in the toddler years. When should we start to focus on output? From the assessment (although it is called an assessment, it is really more like a review with your child’s teacher on yourContinue reading “Right Brain Education: Input and Output”

360 Degree Learning: Children Can Learn Without Looking

I used to wonder what was the point of taking the kids to classes when they are really young because all they seem to do is run around and pay the minimum of attention to the teacher. When I talked to Wennie from TweedleWink, she explained that children can absorb information through three methods –Continue reading “360 Degree Learning: Children Can Learn Without Looking”

Right Brain Home Practice Activities for Lazy Moms

It takes a lot of time and dedication to implement a home program for the kids and I confess that there are times when all I want to do is veg out in front of the TV with the kids. No wonder they call it the idiot box… This is why I love programs likeContinue reading “Right Brain Home Practice Activities for Lazy Moms”