Possible learning and reading disorder non-medication correction methods

Daina Voita1,2, Evita Vaļēviča2, Māra Marnauza1, Tālis Gžibovskis1, Anda Kauliņa1
Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy,
Scientific Research Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology1, Latvia
University of Latvia, Research Institute of Cardiology2, Riga, Latvia

Abstract

Learning disabilities, often connected with reading disorders, present major challenges to the educational system. Specific reading disability is a persistent reading dysfunction. A person with a specific reading disability is unable to acquire reading skills disregarding sufficient intellectual and speech capabilities and normal speech and hearing analizator function in an optimal learning environment. New non-medication problem solutions are constantly searched for. Since  modern technology and knowledge about alternative treatment of pathology such as tension-type headache that can cause learning difficulties and consequently, develop reading disorders, is constantly developing, the importance of the Biofeedback (BFB) method is increasing.

The aim of the study was to determine the efficiency of BFB on children with migraine and learning disorders, including reading disorder. Lasīt vairāk "Possible learning and reading disorder non-medication correction methods"

Socio-pedagogical Problems of Modern Students’ Attitude Towards School

Ausma Špona
Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy, Latvia

Introduction

One of society’s quality development conditions is a good school. The good school involves a positive sense of self, students’ joy to learn and teachers’ wish to work in a creative manner, parents readiness arrive at the school. Human-pedagogical school theory (Gudjons, 2007) sees the school as an influential factor in the mutual relation of social culture, social economy and politics. It is impossible to define the school in the modern trendy society only on the basis of learning process because it is closely followed “by upbringing (as development of personality), compensation (as equalization of social behaviour deficit) and security function” (Gudjons, 2007).

Aim of the Study

To analyse the socio-pedagogical problems and causes of students’ attitude towards school Lasīt vairāk "Socio-pedagogical Problems of Modern Students’ Attitude Towards School"