Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
Want to help your preschooler build strong self-esteem early? Here's how to help.
What do 10 pins and a big heavy ball have to do with kindergarten? Quite a lot, actually. Believe it or not, bowling is a sport that touches on many aspects of kindergarten preparedness. Plus, it's fun!
No doubt there's a lot that goes into preparing your preschooler for that inevitable foray into formal education: the alphabet, counting, raising their hand... Don't forget to throw manners into the mix.
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.
Your first four years together have been heaven-sent. From his first step to his first complete sentence, you've been on-hand championing your son's growth and development. Now it's time to pass the torch to his preschool teacher.
Children's lives are full of stressful situations: moving, divorces and new schools, to name a few. But is all this clinging and crying normal?
By the time your child is around age three, you need to begin paving the way for personal safety skills. It begins now, but it's an empowering journey that will continue until your child leaves home.
With a little preparation and a few fool-proof activities, errands can quickly become fun learning experiences. Here's how.
- Child-Centered Education
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- What Makes a School Effective?
- 10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Culture and Language
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- Learning through Play: What Rhyming Games Like Pat-a-cake Teach (and How to Play Them)