Pictures Worth a Thousand Words: Discovering Your Child’s Learning Type

Every child has a different learning style. That is, one child learns best by working with hands-on activities, while another child might learn better understand with flash cards. Neither learning style is superior, but it’s important to recognize the differences in the ways your children learn. Visual Students The visual learner works and learns best […]

How Do You Teach a Super Hero?

This infographic was shared with me and I LOVE it! I only wish I had thought to treat the kids like superheros when I was teaching. It’s stuff like this that makes me think I might like to go back to teaching in the schools. Now that I’m grown up, I think I could do […]

Teaching Your Child to Conquer Their Fears: 5 Tips Every Parent Should Know

If your child has a specific fear, you may be wondering just what you can do to help. The good news is that there are five tips every parent should know about teaching a child to conquer his fears. Spiders, Bugs, and Other Insects If your child is afraid of spiders or other insects, you […]

Old vs New: An Infographic about Common Core

Having taught in various settings for more than 20 years now, I’ve seen education trends come and go. Anyone remember Outcomes Based Education in the late 90’s? Yea. That’s pretty much gone. There has been a lot of bad press generated by the Common Core Curriculum. Truth be told, much of it seems deserved. Is […]

5 Ideas to Help Teach Kids Basic First Aid

Children should learn about first aid so they can be prepared to take action in an emergency situation. However, keeping a child’s attention while teaching them first aid techniques can be challenging. These ideas can help make learning more fun and effective. Use Illustrations Children have a difficult time learning without images to guide them. […]

Teaching Your Child: 5 Kid Friendly Ways To Teach Responsibility

Sometimes getting children to pick up their toys, brush their own teeth or keep track of and turn in their homework can seem like the most challenging task imaginable. For young people to take on certain tasks without having to be asked, they have to learn values such as responsibility in a natural way. Children […]