Summer is a time for playing outside, splashing in the pool, and making sand castles at the beach. Yet during this fun-filled season, many students lose one to three months' worth of learning without continued academic instruction. Help your child prevent summer brain drain while still having fun with the ideas detailed below.
Developing early language skills is a critical component of your child’s success in school. In class, children must listen and process new information, communicate with peers and teachers, and express themselves clearly and effectively.
Your child cringes when presented with multi-step math problems, struggles to understand basic concepts like time or money, and dislikes math more than–well, just about anything. Yet math is here to stay, and as students progress through school, the math concepts will only continue to build upon themselves and become increasingly challenging. Help your child overcome math anxiety and learn to actually enjoy math with the ideas detailed below.
Your child daydreams in class, forgets to turn in his homework assignments, or struggles to express his thoughts on paper when writing. He may have difficulty sounding out words when reading or completing basic math problems. If your child demonstrates any of these challenges, he may have a learning disability or ADHD.
In our increasingly tech-oriented world, just about everything seems to be moving towards an electronic version. We have email, e-payments, e-cards, e-shopping, e-news, e-records–the list goes on. But what about e-books?