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5 Fun At-Home Activities for Gifted Kids

June 14, 2018

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Gifted kids crave a good challenge. In fact, kids who are identified as gifted and talented need more stimulation to keep them motivated and extending their abilities beyond what you can imagine! Luckily, no matter if your child is homeschooled or goes to school, there are many fascinating and challenging activities your little learner can complete at home to keep them busy and learning. 

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6 Strategies to Motivate a Reluctant Learner

Aug. 28, 2017

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One of the greatest challenges of parenting school-aged kids is trying to engage the unengaged. This can lead to a frustrating cycle, causing strife for both parent and child. Here’s an article to address one of childhood’s most pressing issues: motivating the reluctant learners. Keep reading to find strategies to engage kids who are seemingly indifferent to learning. 

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Making the Transition Back to School: Helping Kids with Special Needs

Aug. 21, 2017

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School is almost back in session, but for some kids making the transition back to the classroom can be an arduous task. If you have any concerns whatsoever about your child’s transition from summer to school, this article will offer helpful advice that responds to a wide range of special needs.  

 

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Grow Your Child’s Mind: 5 Ways to Foster Critical Thinking

Aug. 7, 2017

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You might have heard that kids can’t think critically. As parents, we’ve often heard that kids are concrete learners who simply aren’t ready to analyze or evaluate problems. Fortunately, educators and psychologists now think that kids can be taught to think critically, but must be taught the skill through explicit instruction. 

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Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence: the Difference and its Impact in Early Learning

April 17, 2017

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Is your child confident when it comes to completing new tasks? Or do they shy away from challenges? All kids are born different, and the way that our kids react to the world are vastly different from one another. No matter how confident they are (or not), what’s more important is their developing self-esteem. Even if confidence is low, a healthy self-esteem can change that, making them more courageous and confident down the road.

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Homework in the Elementary Years: How to Make It Work for Your Child

Feb. 20, 2017

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Perhaps there’s no greater hot-button issue in the world of education than that of homework. The debate rages on: is homework useful for kids? While homework has been blasted in studies in recent years, many of such studies focused on test scores or GPA. This article will address how to use homework as a valuable tool for character development without overloading your child.

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How to Recognize and Support the Gifted Child?

Nov. 14, 2016

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Have you ever thought that your child is different than others? If your child seems to know things that other children just don’t understand, then you may be raising a gifted child. When so many kids out there need help to catch up with peers, giftedness often goes overlooked or under supported. At risk for underachievement, gifted kids need support too! The following article focuses on how to recognized giftedness in your child and how best to support your budding whiz kid. 

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How to Incorporate Homeschool Techniques to Supplement Your Child’s Traditional Education?

Oct. 24, 2016

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If you’re looking for new ways to boost your child’s learning outside of the classroom, look no further than the following article. Here we explore ways to integrate proven homeschooling techniques into your child’s life to explore their interests, and enhance their learning. Read on to discover some of homeschooling’s best practices to increase your child’s potential, even if they attend traditional school. 

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Top 5 Homeschooling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Oct. 17, 2016

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Are you thinking about homeschooling your preschooler? Have you made the big decision but are still anxious about doing things right? Homeschooling can be a great way to give your child an education you’re proud of, but could also be a bit daunting. The following article discusses the five most common homeschooling mistakes, and how to avoid them as you begin your adventure into homeschooling your child.

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Child Learning Difficulties and Problem Behaviors: How to Get them Past?

Oct. 9, 2016

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Does your child struggle learning when it comes to a particular skill? Have you noticed your child unmotivated or self-conscious when it comes to learning? You’re not alone. All kids need help at times, and if you’re searching for ways to help, it’s likely that parents before you have sought the same answers. Here are the most commonly asked questions parents have regarding supporting their struggling learners, and the answers to help you assist your child.

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