From the Blog
Taken from “The Magic Question: Strong Families During and After the Pandemic” book to be published in September. Parents ask, “Should I send my child to school during the pandemic?” The answer lies in knowing precisely what safety provisions the school has for your child. After all, the decision to send your child back… Read More
As the school year starts, many parents want to know how they can help their child learn and the questions they need to ask. We asked teachers and educators, “What are the two traits parents should focus on to assist children this school year?” Persistence and resilience were the most common responses. These are fascinating… Read More
“If we are raising the academic standards for our children, then exercise needs to increase as well.” —Alexis Wooten, fifth grade teacher Alexis Wooten is a middle school teacher who was interviewed for The Learning Habit case studies. Her interview, along with hundreds of others, appear in The Learning Habit, published next week by Perigee. The book is based… Read More
Are personal goals important for success in school? The concept of children having personal goals—for academics and for other important areas of their lives—has been a subject of interest for Dr. Lori Desautels, Professor at Marian University. In an August 19, 2014 article for Edutopia she writes about the importance of having children make an emotional attachment to their goals. Let’s… Read More
****** IN THE NEWS ***** The Learning Habit Featured on THE TODAY SHOW!
Too much homework?
Author and education expert Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman is featured on The Today Show discussing homework and family stress.