Education

Educating a child can be one of the most difficult tasks for a parent, as no one is born knowing everything about this subject and we all want to raise a well-educated child. We’ll tell you all about your child’s education: selecting schools or daycare, how to react to temper tantrums, the most appropriate way to discipline them, rules of home behavior and other important aspects that influence a child’s education so they become responsible adults.

Keys to Help Your Children Be Productive Students

What are the keys to help children become productive students? Excelling academically isn’t as simple as you might think. It’s popular belief that if kids go to a good school or do all their homework, it’ll be enough. However, when kids…

Constructing Femininity in Adolescence

Our sex is determined biologically as we develop in the womb. It’s a genetic expression, the externalization of our chromosomes. However, gender, sexual identity and sexuality are more related to constructing femininity in adolescence. In this light, we, as parents, have a…

The Benefits of Learning Poems for Children

We recommend encouraging children to read poetry from a young age, so they can take advantage of the wonderful benefits of learning poems. Among several advantages, learning poems allows children to discover all of the richness and freedom of language.…

Is Homework Helpful for Children?

Homework fulfills the function of reinforcing what children learn in class. However, is homework helpful? There are many contrasting opinions on this topic. Each family is different. The attitude that parents have towards homework depends on their own views, work…

Teaching Our Children the Value of Hope

Hope is one of the most important values that children can develop. Children who understand the value of hope will be less likely to lose faith or give up. When the going gets tough, they won’t allow themselves to be overcome…

How Does Changing Schools Affect Children?

Changing schools is a process that affects kids more than adults. Often, we think little ones adapt better than we do to quick and sudden changes. However, children may suffer greatly from changes that shake their stability and routine. How does…

9 Ways to Teach Children to Hate Reading

Adults often make mistakes when trying to introduce children to the fascinating world of books. According to the Italian writer and teacher Gianni Rodari, there are many ways to lead children to hate reading. Sadly, we fall into these traps more than…

Why Are Children So Good at Memory Games?

Classic memory games continue to be popular among children today. There’s now a wide variety of versions available on the internet as well. A number of brands produce their own memory games, filling them with popular childhood characters and images. Yet…

Mnemonic Devices for Boosting Academic Learning

Mnemonic devices are an excellent resource for studying at any academic level. Children, youth and adults can try their hands at memorizing information and taking tests by using memory devices. Even small children can benefit from these techniques. As parents we…

What Is Phonological Awareness in Children?

Phonological awareness is, basically, the ability to understand that words are constituted by syllables and phonemes. These are the set of letters and their respective pronunciations. The ability to understand language is a cognitive process. It includes the control and planning that individuals carry…

Tips for Teaching Children to Wait

Teaching children to wait is very important because it will also show them coping mechanisms necessary for everyday life. Patience for children involves observation, concentration, and learning. Patience is a critical value for everyone, but it isn’t an innate ability.…

Financial Education for Children

Today, it only seems fair that some notions of economics are taught to children at home. That’s what we would call financial education for children. From a practical point of view, financial education for children will help prevent many unnecessary problems…

4 Lessons from Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins was a fictional nanny who could travel anywhere with an umbrella giving about affective and musical solutions to life’s problems. The lessons from Mary Poppins have had a significant influence on children and parents over generations. While it’s true…

International Baccalaureate: Everything You Need to Know

The International Baccalaureate is a program that lets you obtain a world-recognized degree. It’s useful to get into universities around the world. It covers more than 75 countries and more than 2,000 universities. It’s an international diploma that is more famous…

Teachers’ Empathy: Key to Academic Development

Teachers’ empathy is something many kids depend on. However, some teachers are only interested in doing the minimum: teaching a few lessons, passing out homework and sending the kids home. They don’t know how damaging this attitude is. Unfortunately not…

Ideas for Stimulating Gifted Children

Unfortunately, gifted children don’t always receive learning opportunities that match up with their cognitive level. This, of course, is a source of worry among parents. That’s why we want to provide you with some ideas for stimulating gifted children in this…

Benefits of Music as a Way of Learning

Music as a way of learning is increasingly integrated into children’s education. This has a positive impact on the different stages of personal development.  It’s one of the most popular activities for children, especially since it brings together the greatest…