Young children learn to read at different speeds and through different kinds of instruction. Just as every child is unique, every child will have their own learning path and process.
Phonics-based Literacy Instruction
Two methods of teaching reading are often debated: phonics-based literacy instruction and whole-language literacy instruction. Though both have their own distinct value, phonics-based literacy instruction often proves to be the most effective approach.
July Holiday Calendar
Check out our holiday calendar for July! Here and on our social media pages, we share fun and educational ways to celebrate!
May Holiday Calendar
Check out our holiday calendar for May! Here and on our social media pages, we share fun and educational ways to celebrate!
April Holiday Calendar
Check out our holiday calendar for April! Here and on our social media pages, we share fun and educational ways to celebrate!
Flexible Thinking for Young Learners
Flexible thinking is important for all different aspects of life, and the development of this thinking begins from a very early age. Learn about why it’s necessary and how to help your learners improve this way of thinking.
A Caregiver’s Guide to Preschool
Caregivers of young children who don’t currently have other kiddos in school, this time is particularly important for you as you choose what is best for your learners for next year. So let’s talk about preschool.
How Parents Can Help Their Children Prepare for Preschool
Parents want their children to have the best chance in school. When their children near the age of starting preschool, they may wonder what they can do to help their kids prepare. Learning begins at home and many academic and social skills that are necessary for preschool are naturally taught in the home environment long […]
How to Teach Children Resilience
As parents, our first instinct is to protect our children. From the moment they’re born, we do our best to keep them from harm. We listen to the research that tells us to put them to sleep on their backs, we have their car seats tested by an expert to make sure they’re installed correctly, […]
Problem Solving Strategies for Kids
Below: Teaching problem solving strategies for kids is a fantastic way to ensure that our children can face difficult tasks and decisions with confidence, both as children and when they become adults. In the course of their lives, our kids are going to come across many situations that require problem solving. From something as simple […]
Ripple Effects: Teaching Kids to Understand the Consequences of Their Actions
“It’s not my fault!” Few words to come out of the mouths of children are as frustrating to parents as those ones. We want our kids to take responsibility for their actions, but often their instinct is to ‘deny deny deny.” Teaching our kids to take responsibility is a process that takes time and patience, […]
Activities To Strengthen Working Memory For Kids
Below: What working memory is, why it’s important, and how you can improve it to help your child get ready for kindergarten. How do you define kindergarten readiness? Knowing ABC’s, numbers, shapes, and colors? Getting along with others? Having self-help skills? All of the above? While teachers would love children to come into school with […]