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Not sure how to support language learning at home with your baby? Never fear! Gryphon House author Renate Zangl has all of the answers with strategies for turning even the most basic, every-day tasks into language-learning activities. Find tips for tweaking your play time to create a nurturing environment where discovery and […]
Embrace individual learning paces in the home and classroom; it will allow children to learn from each other.
Guest Post by Ruth Hanford Morhard Recent media stories on New York Times.com and on NBC have mentioned “fidgety boys” who are struggling in school. These stories note the huge gap in behavioral skills and performance between young girls and boys entering kindergarten—a gap that continues to grow throughout their […]
We all have those moments—you’re mid-sentence, standing in front of the class, when you hear it: students whispering in the back of the classroom. Whether it’s giggling, inappropriate noises, or simply glazed-over stares, knowing you don’t have the full attention of your classroom is frustrating.
It’s easy to focus on preparing kids academically for the upcoming school year, but it can be hard to remember that students also need to be socially prepared. Along with financial literacy, phonics, and science exploration, children need to understand the importance of resilience, self-control, and intentionality. To get kids […]
Careers are important, but so are the faces filling them. Remind children that they’ll never stop learning, no matter where life takes them. Don’t forget to enter our weekly book giveaway for Seven Skills for School Success, simple activities to ensure little ones are socially and emotionally prepared for the school year.
Guest Post by Laura Wilhelm A new school year brings fresh opportunities and challenges. Educated staff can help prevent supervisory neglect through food safety. About 2.5% of people in the United States have food allergies. The numbers have been rising over the past few decades, especially in children. The top eight […]
It’s that time again! Children are rearing to go with new shoes and backpacks to take on the school year. Though your child’s school readiness is a priority, it’s just as important to know how you will be involved in the classroom. Keeping open lines of communication and working with educators […]
Every child has a unique personality. Don’t forget to appreciate the small differences in your students or children and enjoy the learning process along the way. Inspire language learning in children with our latest release, Raising a Talker, by Renate Zangl. Enter our book giveaway here for your chance to win: http://buff.ly/1osxfsA