It’s a common situation for any teacher. You’re having trouble with a student’s behavior, or they can’t quite keep up with the rest of the class. But when we turn to their parents to provide information and insight, the phrase ‘but my child would never’ is all too familiar. After all, they behave like angels […]
If you’re a teacher, you know that a good work-life balance is a requirement. After all, if you don’t balance out those long days in the classroom with a little me-time, it’s easy to burn out quickly. But when it comes to the kids we teach, do we offer the same need to support their […]
With the Centers for Disease Control now telling us that the percentage of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is on the rise, it’s no surprise that teachers are seeing a difference in the behaviors and limits of their students. The prevalence of ADHD in children has increased by an incredible: 7.8% in 2003 […]
Both parenting and teaching hold their unique brand of stress and frustration. Some days, things never go right – maybe your students aren’t listening, shouting, or even fighting between children. At those times, it can be challenging to make the right choice when it comes to helping children – especially younger students – to understand […]
Helping kids succeed in school is at the top of the to-do list for every parent – whether it’s back-to-school time or anytime! Kids struggle with new classroom environments, lesson topics, changing social groups, and peer pressure every year. Moreover, somewhere in the back of our adult heads, we think our kids are strong, smart, […]
For some parents, the sheer amount of options available for types of schools in the USA can be overwhelming. Similarly, for newly qualified teachers unsure of their future education plans, picking the school type they want to start with can be equally challenging. While options can be a good thing regarding children’s education, being informed […]
As parents, we want nothing more than to help our children succeed in life. This is especially true regarding their academic work and the skills they need for a bright future. Working alongside teachers, we can give our kids the tools to get further in life and do great things. Parenting plays a vital part […]
It may be difficult to consider, but even preschoolers will require discipline from time to time. When disciplining a 5-year-old, you must remain respectful of their growth and yearning for autonomy. When they want to be more independent, it can be difficult for them to master what they want to do, and this frustration often […]