The importance of diversity in education for our kids

Since each child has different level of needs, interests, and ways of learning, there must be a school that offers a variety of educational approaches. It is about creating a system that, instead of trying to fit young children into some standardized school, has a school to fit every child in the community where they … Continue reading The importance of diversity in education for our kids

In what way schools could really make kids smarter

It has been said that the most important attribute that schools can give students is the ability to learn on their own. Kids could learn in different kinds of setting and, in that sense, learning has become something they could see from both sides of the desk. Schools should be a place where everyone expects … Continue reading In what way schools could really make kids smarter

A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he was born

You may find the title of this article quite intriguing, but it was a quote from Oliver Wendell Holmes, a nineteenth century American poet, medical doctor, lecturer, professor, and author. Educating a child who was yet to be born one hundred years into the future may sound most improbable to many people. How could that … Continue reading A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he was born

How to make eating time a learning time for your child

Eating time is the best learning time for each child of every family. Sitting down to dinner as a family every night of the week, interacting in a positive way, is essential to producing healthy kids as they grow up. Eating meals together is one way to help families build cohesion. It’s a way in … Continue reading How to make eating time a learning time for your child

How the brain forms itself before the baby is born and how it continues to create itself after birth

A baby is born with not less than one hundred billion nerve cells or neurons which is about the same number as the number of stars in the Milky Way. These neurons will then form themselves into circuits that are laid down in patterns as instructed from genes. The formed circuits are unstable and immutable, … Continue reading How the brain forms itself before the baby is born and how it continues to create itself after birth

Five ways to help encourage your child’s language development

Attempting to learn a language can be very difficult and it takes a considerable amount of time for anyone to become fluent on it. But not with babies though, as they come equipped with a phenomenal ability to learn a language with fluency in just about the span of three years. Yes, that’s a fact, … Continue reading Five ways to help encourage your child’s language development

Why is reading aloud to your baby so important

According to a study, babies can benefit a lot from a daily dose of read-aloud session or activity. Let me say it again with emphasis on the word “daily” which means it must be made a habit or a routine. Spending time to read aloud to your baby every single day can have significant impact … Continue reading Why is reading aloud to your baby so important

How would you know if your child has a learning difficulty

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics that, for one to have a better understanding on how it’s like to have a learning difficulty, learning difficulty among children can be likened to “a distorted television picture caused by technical problems at the station. There is nothing wrong with the TV camera at the station or … Continue reading How would you know if your child has a learning difficulty

Why traditional storytelling is still a matter of the utmost importance

Traditional storytelling has been lost in the midst of transition with the introduction of new technologies that replaced the traditional means and ways. New inventions made it all possible by making works easier, faster, and more efficient. But not with traditional storytelling though, as it continues to stand its ground proving why some things are … Continue reading Why traditional storytelling is still a matter of the utmost importance

How stimulus and experience shapes young children’s landscape of learning

Since day one, a young child encounters new things every single day. The way he responds to a stimulus and the experience formed out of this new encounter is vital to the ability of his brain to adapt to such a demand.  Every time that something new is learned, change takes place at some parts … Continue reading How stimulus and experience shapes young children’s landscape of learning