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
In our last post, The Science of Success: Help Children Succeed At School, we discussed how important it is to teach children Non-Cognitive Skills. Non-Cognitive Skills include: Emotional Regulation Perseverance Conscientiousness Optimism Resilience Curiosity These Non-Cognitive Skills enable children to handle stress and manage strong emotions. More important, they may be a better predictor of
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