STEAM Education: Encouraging Logical and Creative Thinking

STEAM Education: Encouraging Logical and Creative Thinking

Chances are you have heard of the growing movement to increase STEM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Math—education in our schools. Studies show that STEM-based curriculum give children the educational background they need to understand the world aro...

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Start Preparing Your Kids Early for Back-To-School Week

Start Preparing Your Kids Early for Back-To-School Week

It seems like summer is over in the blink of an eye, especially to young children who had summers jam packed with fun like swimming, family beach vacations and tons of arts and crafts. Prepare your children early for going back to school, so it doesn’t ...

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A Midsummer Reminder: Practice Backyard Pool Safety

A Midsummer Reminder: Practice Backyard Pool Safety

If you have a backyard pool, you know how much fun it can be to spend time with the kids, enjoy a nice dip and play some games in the water. But swimming in private pools requires extra vigilance and safety, as there’s no lifeguard in the event of an em...

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Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

When school is out for summer, it’s easy to fall into rest and relaxation mode and let education go by the wayside. Being out of school for several months can cause students to lose important skills acquired during the previous year’s work. Fortunatel...

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9 Ways to Raise a Happy and Well-Behaved Toddler

9 Ways to Raise a Happy and Well-Behaved Toddler

The toddler years can be challenging. A hungry or sleepy toddler could easily evolve into a screaming toddler (and this inevitably happens in the middle of a restaurant or grocery store). In spite of this, there are ways to parent so that you raise a happ...

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9 Qualities to Look for in a Preschool Teacher

9 Qualities to Look for in a Preschool Teacher

Preschool is such a fun time for students and teachers alike, but it takes a special kind of person to handle a classroom full of 3- to 4- year olds. Small children are little balls of energy, requiring an energetic and patient person to teach them. But t...

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How to Help Teach Your Child Math

How to Help Teach Your Child Math

Math really is all around us. Just about anywhere we go, we are bound to run into something math-related. Because of this, it’s important that children dip their toes into the mathematical pool as soon as possible. Here are some math concepts your child...

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How to Teach Your Child to Read

How to Teach Your Child to Read

We all want to give our kids the best head start on education that we can. Teaching children to read at an early age can help give them a leg up academically and inspire a lifelong love of learning. Here are some ways you can help encourage your child to ...

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When Kids Get Scared of Monsters

When Kids Get Scared of Monsters

Often young children’s fears manifest themselves as monsters. It’s their way of putting a name to fears they don’t yet understand. Many parents try to help soothe their children by telling them monsters aren’t real. However, this isn’t always th...

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Fostering Leadership Qualities in Your Child

Fostering Leadership Qualities in Your Child

Most parents want their children to grow up to be leaders in some capacity. We want them to be able to inspire others, think independently and act authentically, which is what true leadership is all about. While some personality types naturally bring chi...

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