We all know we need to do much better, yet we all have been trained in the traditional ways and cannot easily imagine better. Worse, even if we had a better idea, making it happen will take a lot of experiment and effort..
Yet we can set the problem and chew around the edges.
We can establish an understanding of each child's strength and weakness and at least address the whole picture. That needs to be the first priority.
In fact, Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences , which is based on solid and unbiased psychological research, says that each person has at least eight different domains of potential intelligences, each of which can be mastered over time using multiple skill sets.