Teaching Children About Patterns During the early elementary school years, students learn how to arrange objects and numbers into patterns. You can expand upon this concept at home with parent-child pattern activities.
Intervention Strategies in the Preschool Classroom Have you ever wondered what options you have for early childhood intervention strategies in the classroom? Here we will look at milestones, delays, assessments, evaluations, and intervention strategies for the early childhood years.
It's Not Easy Being the Middle Child Birth order, in combination with environmental and genetic factors, can shape personality development. Middle-born children often exhibit characteristics that allow them to prosper in the family composition, but tend to be overshadowed by their siblings.
STAND STILL! I Need to Measure and Weigh You You decide to measure the weight and height of your child at home. He’s certainly doing well since his last checkup, but has he grown? He won't stand still for the time you need to mark the wall or for the scale to register his weight. So just how do you get accurate measurements?
Preschool: A Necessity or Not? As parents, we've all heard it: "Where does your child go to preschool?" What if your child isn't enrolled in a preschool program? What if she was home with you until the first day of kindergarten? Does missing out put her at a distinct disadvantage compared to her preschool-attending peers?
Trends Worth Trying: A Look at Recordable Kids Books Recordable books like those from Hallmark make a thoughtful and original gift. Divorced or deployed parents use them to maintain a connection with kids; grandparents and other involved individuals do the same. They improve reading skills and the recorded memories last forever.
Before You Join the Exodus to Charter Schools--Do Your Research! In recent years, many students and parents are racing away from public schools and signing up for charter schools. The problem with this is that parents often idealize charter schools. What do you need to know before you run - and why shouldn't you let "Waiting for Superman" scare you?