Up until now, it was believed that children needed to sit still in order to concentrate and succeed in school. Experts today find that kids are not wired to sit all day long. Instead, they benefit from breaks during which they are moving to help energize their brain and be more productive. Because of this latest information, classrooms look very different than in previous generations as educators turn to innovative approaches to help children learn.
As parents, we are sometimes just as excited as our kids when school is out for summer. For us, that means no helping with homework, no rushing around in the ...
Whenever it’s time to go back to school my moms start thinking about school lunches again. It’s super important to make sure you are eating healthy at lunchtime. I can’t ...
Jazz Band! Volleyball! Student Council! Grill Club! Today’s teens are shuffling from one after school activity to the next, hoping that their involvement in an array of clubs, organizations and ...
In Lifelong Kindergarten, Mitchel Resnick, learning researcher and holder of the best-ever academic title of “LEGO endowed chair” at MIT, describes the conditions that breed creativity. To become creative thinkers, ...
A lisp — which is a sound substitution or distortion in which the “s” and “z” sounds are produced inefficiently — is one of the most common articulation errors targeted in speech-language therapy. Learn about the two different types of lisps and how they are treated.
At the inaugural Northeast Ohio Parent Education Expo — which will take place Sunday, September 23 — attendees will be able to hear and learn from dozens of area schools offering a wide variety of options for public and private school education. In addition, break out sessions will be presented by area experts with an eye on educating parents on a variety of topics.
The stress of sending kids back to school these days goes far beyond worrying about the challenges of homework, schedules and peer relationships. Looming behind all of that parental anxiety ...
In an updated policy statement, the AAP recommends children remain in a rear-facing car safety seat as long as possible, until they reach the highest weight or height allowed by their seat. Previously, it specified children should remain rear-facing at least to age 2.
Your child walks into the crowded cafeteria and scans the room looking for an open table. Suddenly all eyes are on him. The huge room goes quiet. His peers have ...
Looking for inspiration when it comes to packing your kids’ lunches now that school is back in session? Check out this great video from Tasty.
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