Conference Speakers

Pamela Gates

Dianne Craft Right Brain Learning System


Pamela Gates is a Certified Learning Specialist in Dianne Craft’s Learning System. She has 18 years of experience working with bright, hard-working, but struggling students. She is a popular speaker at homeschool conferences, bringing hope to families with children who struggle with learning. Pam’s workshops are filled with practical teaching strategies that parents find are easy to implement the next day. As a homeschooling mother of six, Pam had an 8-year-old daughter with dyslexia who was unable to remember letter sounds or spell her name. Using unique, alternative teaching methods, her daughter overcame her dyslexia. That daughter now has her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Development.

Speaker Sessions

Identifying and Correcting Blocked Learning Gates

(Homeschool How-To’s)

Learn how to diagnose and correct learning disabilities or just the mild processing glitches of your “puzzling child.” Is it just a maturity issue, or is something else going on? If you have a bright, hardworking child who has to work too hard to learn, they are telling you that one or more of their Four Learning Gates is blocked. Pamela Gates will help you easily pinpoint which of your child’s gates are blocked. Learn how to be your own diagnostician using a checklist of symptoms, and then learn the necessary interventions which can be done by parents at home. Find out specifically how the brain processes information and where that processing can break down.

Smart Kids Who Hate to Write

(Homeschool How-To’s)

If you have a child who groans and fusses about writing, still writes reversals, or spells a word correctly orally, but leaves out letters when they write, this workshop presented by Pamela Gates is for you! These children are often thought of as sloppy, lazy, or unmotivated when they really just have a writing glitch. They are using way too much energy for the writing process, so they are reluctant to put pencil to paper for anything. The writing learning gate is the most common gate that is blocked with gifted kids. They know so much, but just can’t get their thoughts down in writing because of this blocked learning gate.

Teaching the Right Brain Child

(Homeschool How-To’s)

Is your child a right brain learner? Half of the population is right brain dominant, and half is left brain dominant. You may have a right brain learner in your midst! These wonderful children learn in a different manner than their left-brain siblings. If you have a child who doesn’t “like” school work no matter what you do, this workshop will help. Pamela Gates will help you learn how to identify the right brain child and discover many simple teaching techniques, such as Right Brain Spelling (making the words “stick instead of slip”) and Right Brain Reading. Students who use this strategy consistently see a two-year gain in reading and spelling in one year!   

The Biology of Behavior

(Homeschool How-To’s)

This fascinating workshop with Pamela Gates will provide you with clues to your child’s brain/body chemistry. William Crook, MD, has found that over 85% of children who suffer with Sensory Processing Disorders, attention, or mood disorders when older, have experienced multiple ear infections as a young child. Untreated, these children often go on to have many hidden food allergies and asthma. It is easy to correct these imbalances at home and dramatically affect your child’s learning day. The testimonies that we receive from parents across the United States who are using these simple remedies with their children are amazing!

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