Archive for 'Education'
Some ideas on how to jump-start kids to do their homework. Initiating Homework When it comes to all the things that kids have to learn at school, well, there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours [...]
Helping your disorganized middle-schooler get organized Disorganized Tweens There are a lot of changes that go on in the life of the preteen and early adolescent. Middle school for one. Hormones for another. It can result [...]
Whether a child is the victim of name calling or physical abuse, bullying is devastating to a child’s sense of self worth. Is your child the victim of bullying? Sometimes the signs are hard to spot, [...]
Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]
How to find kids music lessons on a budget. Music Education Over the years there have been a lot of studies showing that music lessons can improve a child’s math skills. More important though, is that [...]
The middle school and high school years can be filled with all sorts of bumps along the way. But there are ways to help make the move out of elementary school a little easier for your [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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