As the coronavirus crisis continues, parents everywhere are struggling to keep children healthy and occupied. If you’re anxious about how to protect and nurture your kids through this — often juggling work obligations at the same time — you’re in good (virtual) company.
Whether you have children or are expecting a little one, it’s important to understand the proper seat belt fit and position for your kids and yourself, and to make sure everyone buckles up every time.
In her book, Raising bilingual Children Antonella Sorace answers to a set of questions that most of the parents have when they are trying to raise a bilingual child.
The school year is still young, yet parents and students alike may have noticed that academic motivation is already low. No surprise there.
When kids hit difficult problems — the seemingly insurmountable English essay, a math test that takes on epic proportions, social struggles that leave them feeling frustrated — it can be tempting to give up and resort to four words no parent ever wants to hear: “I can’t do it.”
Many parents will tell us a thousand and one reasons to justify why they do not have the time to ensure that their children get a good education at school.
Tips for creating safe spaces and developing emotional intelligence in your children.
“Did you learn your lesson?” my mother asked. Those five words have been etched in my mind since I was a teenager.
Authoritarian parenting is one of the four main parenting styles recognized by researchers. It's characterized by rigid rules and high demands.
I have had a couple of conversations with friends and acquaintances about the amount and quality of homework their children receive.
We have found a great resource that offers 63 worksheets that you can download and use for free. The worksheets cover many different topics, subjects, and grade levels. Also, do not forget that Mi Tutor
The type of discipline you use can have a dramatic effect on your child’s development.
So it is important that we help our children be prepared to be good students from the beginning in their academic life.
Due to the pandemic, school just isn’t the same this year. If your child is returning to class in person, here are some tips to help you prepare your kindergartner through 12th grader and keep them safe.
Your discipline tactics shouldn't be about controlling your child. Instead, discipline should be about teaching your child how to control himself.
There are signs that will indicate if your child needs special education services. Two of them are:
As educators we observe first-hand how many students come to us with many wonderful characteristics and traits.
"Today’s children are tomorrow's society". This is a very popular idea that we use when we talk about education.
FOR PARENTS WITH school-age kids, the coronavirus has made this back-to-school season anything but routine. Across the country, parents are wrestling with how and where students should learn and what they need to be successful academically, socially and emotionally.
Bilingual-bicultural education means simply that when a child goes to school he or she studies in two languages rather than one.
The General Education Law, Article 41, states that "special education is designed for people with disabilities, temporary or permanent , as well as those with outstanding skills.
As schools across the nation close to stop the spread of 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19), millions of children are obliged to remain at home. During this time, it is helpful for parents to
It’s almost that time of year again. Yes, in a few weeks school will be back in session.Is your child ready to succeed?
Given all the roiling debates about how America’s children should be taught, it may come as a surprise to learn that students spend less than 15% of their time in school.
In the high-pressure, high-stakes game of school, it can be difficult to know which parenting strategies really promote learning. A successful experience in school is not only about report cards. Ideally your child will learn how to learn,
All children develop at slightly different rates, and while some processes are typical, others may signal that external support may be warranted.
What do you think about when you hear the word discipline? Many parents relate it to punishment and/or anger. For children, this word is even less desirable because when they hear discipline it evokes memories of pain and discomfort. Just thinking about the
Baby proofing is a matter of making a home safe for your baby now and into the future as they grow. Babies begin their life at home relatively safe because their limited mobility.
It is widely recognized that sleep is very important for the well-being and health of children.
El ser humano, por su naturaleza social, necesita estar rodeado de otros seres humanos, y aún más, necesita sentirse aprobado y aceptado por los que lo rodean.
There are certain routines that establish a successful relationship between your child and her academic endeavors. When you are aware of them and continuously reinforce them around your child, you establish patterns that will help them be happy students and therefore happy learners. Here are some...
During the summer many children forget some of the language and math skills they have acquired during the school year.
Behavior problems in children can originate from different causes. A child does not begin to cause problems without a reason.
Cognitive stimulation is a neuropsychological technique that seeks to enhance or improve the mental capacity of a person at any stage of life. When areas of memory, language and attention are worked on; and if appropriate cognitive learning methods are used, a person's quality of life will be significantly improved.
The U.S. Department of Education provides simple tips for parents about how to be involved in your child's school and how to better manage the problems that may arise during the school year.
In between dispensing advice on breast-feeding and immunizations, doctors will tell parents to read aloud to their infants from birth, under a new policy that the American Academy of Pediatrics will announce on Tuesday.
Surely there are some kids who are eager for school to start, but I have not met them. My 9-year-old and 5-year-old daughters have little interest now in trading day trips to the beach and family movie nights for an unfamiliar classroom and nightly homework. Still, a mental shift occurs as the season starts to change.
What makes a great leader? Knowledge, smarts and vision, to be sure.
Last summer of 2014 I went to Fresno to celebrate the graduation of my nephew Josue. As you all know, I am very proud of my nephew because it took him more than 6 years to complete all the requirements to graduate.
Mi Tutor has developed a set of support materials for Grades k-3. These materials were developed for parents so that they can supplement what children do at home.