WHY CHILDREN FIDGET Jun14

WHY CHILDREN FIDGET

  In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move. A perfect stranger pours her heart out to me over the phone. She complains that her six-year-old son is unable to sit still in the classroom. The school wants to test...

Rethinking Children Education May15

Rethinking Children ...

Rethinking Children Education (For Serious Reader) Sir Ken Robinson I have decided to do a series on education. Not because I am opposed to the public school system (which I am, on many levels), and not because I think everyone should homeschool (which I do, more or less), but because all of...

Help Children to Focus & Concentrate Apr07

Help Children to Foc...

Kids are doing a lot of multitasking these days—from surfing the Web to texting, instant messaging and listening to their iPods®—constant distractions compete for their attention. With so many potential interruptions, it can be difficu lt for children to stop and focus on the task at...

Doing Early Childhood Research – must buy Mar26

Doing Early Childhoo...

“It is rare for any research methodology book to cover so much ground, and contain so many different kinds of resources between two covers.” Journal of Education for Teaching “As a guide for new and inexperienced researchers, it is second to none.” British Journal of...

New Budget for Preschool 2013 Mar04

New Budget for Presc...

The Budget 2013 brings with it many incentives for the economy and Singaporeans. One of the major sectors that will see a significant increase in spending is Education; primarily preschool education. Doubling spending In his speech Monday morning, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman outlined how...

Emotional Literacy & Raising Happy Kids Mar02

Emotional Literacy &...

Emotional Literacy & Raising Happy Kids Did you know that happiness is a skill you can teach your children? Happiness is, in many ways, a skill that parents can teach their children. Kids develop habits of thinking, feeling, and behavior based in large part on what we teach them about the...