How Do You Start Teaching a Child to Read?

How Do You Start Teaching a Child to Read

I am speaking from experience here, in talking about teaching kids how to read. I’m in the trenches right now. I have a 7 year old, a five year old, and an almost three year old. I have been through the initial learn to read process with my older children, and I am currently working … Read more

Encouraging a Growth Mindset in Toddlers

Encouraging a Growth Mindset in Toddlers

This article outlines some techniques and materials, including storybooks, which can be used by parents, grandparents, and teachers to improve a child’s cognitive development and academic success.   The activities incorporate learning strategies that have a basis in educational research in order to engage young children and strengthen their vocabulary, creativity, and prosocial and problem-solving … Read more

Toddler Language Development Activities

Toddler Language Development Activities

This article outlines some techniques and materials, including a storybook, which can be used by parents, grandparents, and teachers to improve a child’s cognitive development and academic success.  The activities incorporate learning strategies that have a basis in educational research in order to engage young children and strengthen their vocabulary, creativity, and reading skills. In … Read more

How To Introduce Science to Infants and Toddlers

How To Introduce Science to Infants and Toddlers

This article outlines some techniques and materials, including storybooks, which can be used by parents, grandparents, and teachers to improve a child’s cognitive development and academic success.  The activities incorporate learning strategies that have a basis in educational research in order to engage young children and strengthen their vocabulary, creativity, and understanding of some science … Read more

Language and Literacy Activities for Toddlers

language and literacy activities for toddlers

This article outlines some techniques and materials, including storybooks, which can be used by parents, grandparents, and teachers to improve a child’s cognitive development and academic success.  The activities incorporate learning strategies that have a basis in educational research in order to engage young children and strengthen their vocabulary, creativity, and prosocial and problem-solving skills. … Read more

Teaching Number Sense to Toddlers

teaching number sense to toddlers

This article outlines some techniques and materials, including a storybook, which can be used by parents, grandparents, and teachers to improve a child’s cognitive development and academic success.  The activities incorporate learning strategies that have a basis in educational research in order to engage young children and strengthen their vocabulary, creativity, and understanding of some … Read more

Science Fair Hypothesis Development

science fair hypothesis

This article outlines some ideas, techniques, formatting, and processes involved in designing, developing, and completing an elementary school science fair project.  The following is intended for use by parents and teachers of elementary school children. During this guided experience, children will learn various science-thinking skills, including how to develop a testable hypothesis and how to … Read more

Simple Science Fair Projects

Simple Science Fair Projects

This article outlines some ideas, techniques, formatting, and processes involved in designing, developing, and completing an elementary school science fair project.  The following is intended for use by parents and teachers of elementary school children. During this guided experience, children will learn various science-thinking skills, such as how to gather, organize, and display data, while … Read more