Archive for 'Education'
Setting high expectations for our daughter’s education. Girls and Education There was a time when girls rarely went onto university or college. Today, more than 50% of university degrees are awarded to women. Still, many girls [...]
How to know if you’re over scheduling your child’s after school agenda. Over-Scheduling Kids Not only are children starting back into school at this time of year, they’re also enrolling in after school lessons and sports [...]
Homework tips for the child who hates homework. Homework Tips Homework is an important part of a child’s education, but if you have a kid who is struggling with academics, homework may feel like adding insult [...]
A look at the many benefits of the overnight school trip. School Trips Whether it’s to travel to a new country, a band trip, or a school sports league, overnight school trips can be a child’s [...]
Does your child hate school? Shut Down Learners Do you have a child who was great at Lego and puzzles as a preschooler? You were certain they’d be a brilliant academic, yet here they are, years [...]
All children excel in certain areas. For the child who is gifted academically, their intellectual abilities can pose unique challenges for both parents and schools. What makes a child intellectually gifted? Certainly genetics play a role, [...]
When it comes to higher grades for our children, many parents resort to tutors and longer homework hours, but a better approach might be to increase recess time. Studies show a direct link between more exercise [...]
With a few tips, you can overcome homework battles with your children. Homework Battles Today, kids can get a lot of homework, and getting them to do it can be a running battle in many homes. [...]
Written especially for parents, this accessible, state-of-the-science guide provides crucial knowledge and tools for supporting school-age kids who lack or lag behind in executive skills–the core, brain-based habits of mind required to “execute” tasks like getting [...]
A recent study has shown that children who suffer from migraines are three times more likely to perform below average in school compared to children that don’t suffer from migraine headaches at all. The study examined [...]
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