Has your child’s teacher suggested that your son or daughter is not focusing, disruptive in class or exhibiting other behavioral issues? Does your child have trouble with reading, math or writing? Is he or she making excuses not to go to school? Is your child socially awkward? The energizer bunny? A daydreamer? According to School
There is much science and research on how to help children be successful in school. In order to help our kids, we need to build their educational muscles teaching them to be self-directed learners, helping them feel in control of their own learning. Here is what you need to know as parents and educators: 1.
There is nothing worse than having to deal with kids being fresh. When we ask our kids to get into the car, come to the dinner table, or sweep the floor we don’t want to hear: “You’re not the boss of me” “You can’t make me!” “No way! You’re the meanest Mommy!” This can make
Many of us are familiar with learning disabilities, like dyslexia, or auditory processing deficits and how these difficulties affect a child’s academic abilities. However, many people are unaware of the fact that learning disabilities can directly impact a child’s ability to make friends. Many common learning disabilities are the underlying causes for poor social skills.
With summer winding down and fall on its way, most students will tell you with some measure of resignation that back-to-school means back to homework, back to tests and projects, and the end of fun days spent at the pool. All children must re-acclimate to sitting in the classroom and making time for homework, and