Patience is a virtue that can greatly affect a child’s mental health and ability to bounce back from hard times. As parents and caretakers, it’s our job to teach kids important life skills, and learning to be patient is one of them. Getting better at this vital skill early in life can help you make better decisions, have better relationships, and feel more emotionally …
Encourage kids to take charge of their own learning if you want them to be independent, curious, and learn for the rest of their lives. Here are some ways to help kids feel like they own their school journey and are responsible for it:
When it comes to education, the relationship between parents and teachers is very important to how kids learn and grow as people. In fact, as a teacher for over 20 years, I would say that a school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) can be the determining factor between a highly successful school and a school that is struggling to meet its students’ needs.
As summer ends, it’s time to start getting ready for the new school year. For parents of elementary school kids, this means ensuring they have everything they need to start the school year off well. We’ve compiled a full list of elementary school kids’ must-have back-to-school items to help you stay organized and ensure your kids are ready for the first day of school.
When I was in elementary school, I was a huge Laker fan…like every other kid from Los Angeles in the 1980s. Back then, I had
The teaching profession is in crisis. Teacher burnout is at an all-time high, and very few teachers are happy with their jobs. I’ve noticed that teachers have to do more every year, but it doesn’t always seem like school leaders know how much they have to do.