3 Tips For Finding The Right Pre-Kindergarten Program...

Sep 16, 2015 by

Preschool programs are highly beneficial to your child in a number of ways that go much further than giving them an academic head start. Studies show that kids who attend preschool are less likely to abuse drugs and spend time in jail, and more likely to succeed in the career market. With this said, you will need to select the best pre school programs in your area for your child, so that they are properly enriched. This guide teaches some tips to help you make the most of the preschool selection process.  Learn The Various Philosophies Of Pre-Kindergarten Programs Parents are serious about their preschool programs, which is why you need to learn some of the common philosophies and terms that you will hear when hunting for the right preschool. Some of the following...

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Five Key Benefits Of A Montessori Preschool Education...

Aug 17, 2015 by

Choosing the right kind of preschool for your child can be a complex process. There are so many different types of education out there, from classical to Montessori. If you’ve never come across a Montessori preschool before, you may not understand what it’s all about. Here’s a look at some of the benefits of this education method. Focuses on Key Development Montessori education focuses on the primary development stages that kids go through in early childhood, primarily between three and five years old. The younger children in a Montessori classroom focus on their large muscle group control and basic language skills. The next year, they learn to develop their fine motor skills and master everyday tasks, like arts and crafts or cooking. At age five, kids learn about their community and broaden their understanding...

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Preparing Your Child For Summer Camp...

Jul 17, 2015 by

If your child is going to be going to summer camp, they are most likely excited and a bit apprehensive if they have never had an overnight camping excursion in the past. You will want to make sure they are totally prepared for what is to be expected before they leave home to help relieve some of their anxiety. Here are some tips to use when your child is preparing to go away to camp in the near future. Hide Your Nervousness Since parents’ actions have an impact on how a child reacts to situations, do your best to cover any nervousness about your child going away with excitement. If your child sees you are confident about their ability to go to an overnight camp, the excitement will rub off on them and they...

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3 Signs That Your Teenager Is Mature Enough To Drive...

Jun 12, 2015 by

Driving is a major responsibility. Many youth look forward to the day when they will receive their own drivers license and have the freedom that driving can bring. However, just because there is an age limit on receiving your driver’s license, doesn’t mean that every person who is that age will be ready for this type of responsibility. Here are some signs that your teenager is ready to drive. 1. They Are Strong Against Peer Pressure Driving with friends is rarely a good idea for a young driver. However, it is especially dangerous if the teen is very susceptible to peer pressure. First and foremost, the driver should be concerned with the safety of everyone in the car rather than impressing their friends. If your teen struggles with trying to impress friends even at...

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Two Tips To Help You Prepare For Driving School...

May 1, 2015 by

Few things in life are as exciting as getting your driver’s license.  If you’re in the midst of preparing for driving school, you maybe extra concerned if your first few ventures behind the wheel haven’t been so great.  However, you don’t have to let bad experiences jade your excitement about finally obtaining your license.  Use this information to learn more about how you can be prepared for driving school so you can get your license in no time. Confidence Is The Key The best way that you can prepare for driving school is to have confidence.  This means that no matter how bad you may feel about your driving abilities, you understand that you have what it takes to become an excellent driver with practice.  If you walk into the driving school with this...

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Alternatives To Public Schools: How To Start Your Gifted Child In The Independent School System...

Mar 11, 2015 by

When your child is not being challenged at public school, it can be difficult for them to reach their full potential. If you feel like a public school is no longer the right fit for your gifted child, you may want to consider enrolling him or her in an independent (or “private”) school. What is an Independent School: Independent schools are not governed by a school board, but by a private board of trustees. Unlike public schools and charter schools, they do not take any public funds, and therefore are independent from any political affiliations. This means that independent schools are free to dedicate themselves to their goals and mission statements. For gifted students, this can mean that they may find an independent school that will challenge them and let them learn at their...

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