David Altshuler, M.S.
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Category: Learning Differences

“P” is for Parsimonious Perspicacious Panda-monium

Consider Tony looking at the “p” that his kindergarten teacher has gracefully written on the whiteboard. “Panda,” she says; “Papa.” As the other children look and listen appreciatively, Tony sees the “P” shift and transform. The “p” becomes a “b.” Wait a minute: Is that a “p” or a “b”?

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How to Study

I have a Spanish test tomorrow, 20 vocabulary words, no problem, it won’t take an hour, I’ll just sit down and memorize the words. I know what the words are that I need to study, the words are in my Spanish book. What page? What page in my Spanish book

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Helga and the Missing Umlaut

One of my favorite students came to me late in her senior year for some guidance about her admissions essays for college. We had a productive chat. We talked about “show don’t tell” and about “hidden agenda.” I advised her to make her personal statement, well, personal, and to avoid

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