Observe your child's natural way of learning, use online learning style inventories, and become your child's learning style detective.
Some teachers struggle to effectively use technology in the classroom. During a program I did in Columbus, OH, I met Amanda. She told me about how she uses Google Images to support vocabulary. Amanda was kind enough to outline her strategies so that I could share them here.
One of the single best ways to recognize if your child is bored at school is by how they approach their homework. This is not to say we expect them to come bouncing in the door after school, forgoing a snack and play time, joyfully opening up their backpack and their homework folder. If that's your kid, that's pretty darn amazing!
Through experience, and the many great teachers and parents who came to my rescue; I quickly learned some great tricks and ideas useful in teaching reading and sharing with children the love of reading.
At the heart of all the theories, ideas, and different labels; regardless of the vernacular, what we're really talking about is adjusting our teaching to respect the way our students learn. It's about employing strategies that have been proven to work, and adjusting the way we offer learning, based upon the feedback we receive from constant progress monitoring. Ultimately, it is about applying What I like to refer to as Really Terrific Instruction.