Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
Your preschooler is learning her letters and numbers, but she won't sit still and work with her magnetic alphabet. Clearly, she needs to burn some energy, but how might you get a little exercise for that little head in addition to that little body?
Find out if your preschooler is developing normally, as well as what to do if you suspect she might be experiencing a developmental delay.
Parents of young child know to expect the unexpected when it comes to structuring a preschooler's day. But do preschoolers really need all that structure?
There is nothing quite like hearing your child utter her first words. And there is nothing quite like the way your heart drops when you hear those words begin to tumble over one another in a mishmash of repetitions, fumbling, and hesitancy.
Repeating bad language is often a stage that most preschool go through. Here's what parents need to know about why and how to react when the bad words begin.
There's an ocean of reasons why kids should learn how to swim while they're young. The most obvious one is safety. If your child knows how to stay afloat and swim to safety, you and everyone else can have a bit more peace of mind near the water.
For parents of a shy child, it can be daunting to navigate how to help a child deal with social situations such as playgroups, school, or even being in an unfamiliar environment. But according to Karen Stein, an Early Childhood/Parent Educator in Palo Alto, CA, shyness doesn't have to be a problem.
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Child-Centered Education
- What Makes a School Effective?
- 10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Culture and Language
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- Learning through Play: What Rhyming Games Like Pat-a-cake Teach (and How to Play Them)