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.
Many of us have heard about how important it is to help children maintain their independence in this era of helicopter parenting. One way that we can do that is to give children choices. Choices help kids feel that they have some control over their lives. We can offer choices to kids so they have
My daughter always seems to fall apart when she comes home from school! The hours from 4-6 pm are the toughest ones in my house. I call it the witching hour! When my son comes home from school, he is in the worst mood! Parents often don’t realize this but coming home from school is
It is that time of year again and test taking time will be right around the corner. We want our children to develop good study habits. Children usually need help finding their best study environment. We need to encourage them to ask themselves the following questions in order to determine what type of environment helps
I always feel kind of bad writing Back To School posts. I am still a child at heart and just want the summer to never, ever end. This is especially true, since I live in Ohio and the winters can be rough. I know most people feel the same; we just want to hold on