Tag Archives: parent involvement
My name is Erika and I am a compulsive and loud talker. It feels weird to write that since I haven’t spoken in 10 days. You read that right. I’m even a little afraid I’ll sound different or nothing … (continue reading)
There is no magic pill or one stop method. Parent involvement takes a lifetime of dedication. We have committed educators thankfully on our sides. By trade and passion they bring us motivational techniques, inspiration and perseverance in our … (continue reading)
The parent involvement balance is something most parents struggles with when raising their children. Â Expert opinions on parent involvement are often hard to take if not aligned with our core beliefs about child rearing.Â Quality time differs from family … (continue reading)
Technology has its advantages in motivating us to learn more, think differently, and reach new heights in understanding and experiencing all the world has to offer. However, should we forgo the gift to our senses that a newspaper, magazine, favorite … (continue reading)
The dog days of summer are finally here! It is even starting to feel a lot like summer outside. I just recently washed and put the winter jackets away. It wonâ€™t get below 50 during the summer in Chicago right? … (continue reading)
Summer learning loss is a reality
Not only do children lose 3 months of reading skills out of 12 during the summer but without some guidance reading alone will not slow this decline.
10 ways to help your child improve… (continue reading)
This is ridiculous right? Would you ever allow your child the option to choose if they wanted to brush their teeth instead of helping them with this hygienic necessity twice or more daily? Your local dentist might appreciate your … (continue reading)
I received this poem from my daughter's second grade teacher and I had to share. It made me smile as a mom and I know it will effect you in the same way.
Before I was a Mom,
I made … (continue reading)
Recent reading research has revealed reading has an effect on a lot more than just opening our minds to the world around us. Different parts of our brain responsible for listening, perception, and problem solving are effected by our ability … (continue reading)