I was a model student and so it wasn’t until I had my own child in the system that I started to question the rationale behind it all. I’m blessed with a wonderfully creative child who hasn’t … Read More
1 Eating Right Food is the fuel that runs our bodies, and just as the right kinds of oil and gas are needed for an engine to run optimally, our cells need the right nutrients to power our bodies adequately. … Read More
They can’t sign their names,” said a high school teacher in a conversation about students who have very poor handwriting. “I can barely read anything they write,” he said. Cursive writing is yet another victim of modern education. Parents can control their own destiny and teach their children handwriting at home with these resources.
Let’s Talk About Why Good Teachers are Quitting their Jobs! At least once a week now there is a small news story or blog post about a respected teacher quitting education or sending an impassioned letter to lawmakers about … Read More
Why Teachers Feel Bad Most of the Time If you can read this thank a teacher. Every single one of us Americans has been in a classroom with a teacher whose job it was to teach us to read, do … Read More
A common resolution this time of year among parents is to spend more meaningful time with their children. One way to fulfill that resolution is to make time to teach them about achieving goals and having a vision. This activity is … Read More
A new study concludes that there is a significant risk for children diagnosed with ADHD to have substance abuse problems later in life. Researchers encourage drug counseling at a young age for prevention. Cigarette smoking is another risk they found, so … Read More
As adolescents move from elementary school into their middle or junior-high years, changes in friendships may signal potential academic success or troubles down the road, say University of Oregon researchers. A new study, appearing in the February issue of the … Read More