Plays is child’s learning/"work!" This article from Homeschool News underscores the key to how young children learn best. It is worth the time to read. http://www.homeeddirectory.com/blog/learning-through-play
Helping kids who want to change their school future to a brighter one
While we seldom put posts on my page about individual students, this success is too wonderful not to share and the parents said I could feel free to use their names. It is comments like this that keep me still doing what I do after 50 years. It may not seem like a lot to some people, but for this …
9TH GRADE–FRESHMAN TIPS
Do you have a student entering high school next year? Here is some wonderful advice from Presp4CollegeNow.com for those kids to help them make the MOST of this summer before high school." Even learning to cook is a valuable life skill. 9TH GRADE–FRESHMAN TIPS: Use your summer wisely. Use your summers to do something worthwhile. It can be almost anything, …
Benefits of Dyslexia
New findings show that there are actually some benefits to those with dyslexia, as compared to normal learners. These folks are wired differently neurologically, and not all of that is as negative as people seem to think. I think you will agree if you read this article by dyslexic specialist Hannah Mac Lellen. http://www.homeeddirectory.com/blog/benefits-dyslexia%E2%80%A8
How to choose your college?
If you are one of the lucky families who who has a student who has been accepted to more than one college, how do you make a final choice? This article includes how to analyze important factors such as: Tuition and Base Cost Number of Year Required for Degree Soft Costs: Location, Transportation for Holiday Trips, Summer Storage What does …
ENCOURAGE YOUR CHILDREN TO READ!
According to "Peace Quarters," a new study says people who read a lot of books make better friends for others because they "are way nicer, kinder, and empathetic." than those who watch lot of TV. Those who watch mainly TV exhibit more anti-social behavior." Furthermore, the genre matters, with romance and drama readers being the most empathetic. ENCOURAGE YOUR CHILDREN …
If you are sending your child to a summer camp, either day or overnight, for the first time, here are some tips from Home Education Resource Directory. You may find them helpful! 1) Discuss with your child what type of camp they might like. Make them a part of the research. They will be more excited if they have participated …
How to measure peace and progress in your children’s learning
While this was written by Julie Bogart about homeschooling, these ideas of how to measure peace and progress in your children’s learning applies to all school situations and even other life situations. Enjoy the article. http://www.homeeddirectory.com/blog/peace-and-progress
Prep for college
If you are one of the lucky high school seniors who got more than one college acceptance letter recently, this article from Prep4CollegeNow.com may give you tips to help you make your decision.https://www.prep4collegenow.com/the-happy-delimma-how-to-decide-which-college-to-attend-learn-tips-on-the-questions-you-need-to-answer-when-reviewing-your-options/
Parenting teaches US so much!
I love the memes from gentleparenting_memes.com. There is so much wisdom in this one! We need to show them that we are all not perfect, make mistakes, and are learning together with them. Parenting teaches US so much, too!