Child Development

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids

An important step in kids learning self-care and the value of work is to have them do small, age-appropriate chores around the home. Not only does it teach them self-care skills for when they are […]

Activities for Kids

All About Body Awareness

Body awareness is a skill that is really instinctive.  It’s not something you really think about about throughout the day. This aptitude is usually created in the background, as an outcome of motor skill practice […]

Child Development

Neighborhood Efforts Help Discourage Bullying

In addition to parents and teachers, neighborhood efforts help ward off bullying. Anti-bullying campaigns are the most successful when participants include students, parents, faculty, and community leaders. This method starts with educating parents and staff […]

Child Development

Supporting Arts-Based Research in Education

Arts-based research in education is described as the methodical practice of the artistic or creative process. It is the creating of artistic communications utilizing a variety of styles of the arts. This research is being experimented […]

Child Development

How to Motivate Student Writers

photo credit: It’s always surprising when typically talkative students have a hard time when it comes to writing.  All of a sudden they have nothing to say. Have you ever wanted to teach your child […]