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Helping Kids with Online Learning

As kids are heading back to school, many parents are continuing with Distance Education instead of having their kids return to public school. How can you support your kids’ education during these new and unprecedented circumstances? Here’s what the experts say.

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Adapting Curriculum for Your Gifted Learner

A a parent of a gifted learner, you know the problems involved in finding ‘just right’ units of study for each subject area. And you also know that gifted children are not necessarily gifted in every subject area. Choosing the proper materials for each subject can be a daunting task. In addition, some gifted children lag behind in other developmental areas such as social skills, emotional maturity, and even physical skills. It can be challenging to select the proper curriculum to meet your child’s specific needs.

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Fun with STEAM - Foster a Love of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

STEAM has grown in popularity in recent years as a way to educate children for the 21st century. STEAM programs have been adopted in many schools, and the future will include STEAM-related jobs. Foster a love of STEAM at home with these fun and easy ideas.

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Raise a Motivated Learner

One of the biggest frustrations parents face is getting their child motivated to learn. Whether it’s mastering multiplication, learning a language, or sticking with the soccer team despite riding the bench most of the season, it can be difficult to get your kid to embrace learning. A child’s reluctance to venture into unfamiliar territory is understandable - learning something new can be frustrating and failure can be discouraging or, worse, embarrassing. However, you can take steps to boost your child’s eagerness to face new challenges.

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