education

5 Exercises to Improve Children’s Handwriting

When you improve children’s handwriting you also improve their fine motor skills and their hand-eye coordination. Although it seems like a fairly simple task to use a pencil, writing entails simultaneous motor and sensory processes that aren’t always automatic. The…

Do You Overprotect Your Children?

Do you think you overprotect your children? Surely you’ll say no. That’s because most parents who make this mistake are unaware that they do. The good thing is that there’s a solution. The first step is admitting what you do…

Applications to Improve Vocabulary: 8 Options

Applications to improve vocabulary are versatile and valuable didactic tools. They help children to develop certain skills and they expand what children know. Children gain increased motivation from using technologies in this way. Vocabulary-building applications can also compliment what the…

How to Develop Phonological Awareness in Children

Phonological awareness is the recognition of spoken language. As human beings interact with others through words, they develop this skill. Over time, children learn that spoken language is made up of words, words of syllables, and syllables of phonemes. “Phonological…

Talking to Your Children About Myths Regarding Love

It’s important to discuss common myths regarding love and romance with your children. For example, there’s a popular belief out there that finding love is the most important thing in life. Without us even noticing, movies, books and music have…

Teaching Social Skills: Empathy and Assertiveness

The act of teaching social skills to children contributes to emotional health and good conflict resolution. The basis of these competencies are empathy and assertiveness, rooted in a profound sense of self-esteem. Most importantly, teachers and caregivers can help students…

Parenting Styles and Children’s Personalities

It’s common knowledge that parents have a great influence on the way their children’s personalities develop. Social scientists believe the family is the principal agent of socialization. As a result, parenting style plays a big role on children’s psychosocial development,…

7 Tips for Motivating Children to Study

When it comes to motivating children to study, there are many different ways you can help. One of the best ways is to take advantage of their innate capacity to want to discover and learn. At a very young, children…

Forcing Children to Study: Is It Good or Bad?

We all know how important education is, yet many parents wonder if forcing children to study is a good idea. If you’re one of those wondering parents, the following article may contain useful advice for you. Parents know how important…

Why Do Children Like to Role Play as Animals?

Children learn about life and their environment from playing games. They commonly interpret known roles like mothers, fathers, teachers, and TV superheroes. However, many parents wonder why their children like to role play as animals. The choices children make when…