The lack of listening skills is a major challenge in the classroom as well as in the home. It is the cornerstone for developing interpersonal relationships and yet it is one of the most neglected language skills in teaching environments.
As a parent or an educator, there aren't too many things more distressing than hearing a child say, "I don't want to go to school. My teacher is so mean!" We don't want to see our children in pain, especially when it's caused by someone we need to trust for their emotional and mental well-being on a daily basis. So, what can you say or do when your child comes home from school and complains about their teacher?
Here are six ways to help your kids get over their fear of taking tests.
A recent report indicates that more and more children are overweight. Obesity in children has risen to 14 percent compared with 4 percent in 1963. Here are some healthy lunch ideas to keep your kids in tip top shape!
Remember your first year? Now it's your child's turn.
Computer time may not be any better than good old-fashioned teaching.
Advice on deciding when to keep your kids home from school.
This title provides a great way to take the drudgery out of weekly spelling tests.
After five years, has the No Children Left Behind bill changed education?
A discussion about state standards, federal funding, and the No Child Left Behind legislation.