Archive for 'Education'

What Kids Learn in Grades One, Two and Three

What Kids Learn in Grades One, Two and Three

Those first three years of school are full of challenges. Here’s how to help your child make the grade, and what to do when he doesn’t. When you look at what children learn in grades one, [...]

Over-scheduled Kids

Over-scheduled Kids

When those after school lessons are just too much of a good thing Over-scheduled Kids With all the wonderful after school lessons available to kids today, it can be pretty tempting to fill their time with [...]

The Shutdown Learner

The Shutdown Learner

The important role fathers have in their children’s education, coming up next on The Parent Report. Dad’s and Kids Education There’s a lot of research that shows children who have dads who care and get involved [...]

How to Praise Good Grades

How to Praise Good Grades

 Is there a right way to praise good grades? Praising Grades When a child comes home with high marks, what parent doesn’t want to jump up and praise them? Sometimes it’s even tempting to reward them [...]

Homework and Parents

Homework and Parents

The right balance to helping our kids with homework and school projects. Homework and Parents As parents, we only want the best for our children’s education.  But sometimes we can go a little too far in [...]

Troubles in Early School

Troubles in Early School

 Some early warning signs that your child is having difficulty learning. Troubles in Early School So often, difficulties in school don’t reveal themselves until a child is in the primary grades at school.  But sometimes there [...]

The Importance of Recess for Children

The Importance of Recess for Children

Throughout much of North America, there is a growing trend to shorten or even do away with recess entirely, in order to find more time to teach academics. In some classrooms, some teachers use recess as [...]

Music and Young Children

Music and Young Children

One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is the love of music. Fortunately it doesn’t require expensive lessons and instruments to do this. Singing, even speaking in a sing-song voice to children is [...]

Signs Your Child is Being Bullied Online

Signs Your Child is Being Bullied Online

Could your child be a victim of cyber-bullying? Signs of Cyber Bullying There is nothing more disheartening than to discover that peers are bullying your child. But sometimes the signs aren’t as clear as a bloody [...]

Music Lessons

Music Lessons

Hitting the right note. Finding the best music lesson for your child. Music Lessons Music benefits children on many levels, from academic to artistic.  Most important however, is that music can be a lot of fun [...]