Some kids struggle with school through no fault of their own – they simply don’t have the natural capability to learn at the same rate as other children. However, there are other bright kids who do have the capability and are predicted high grades, but instead choose to squander their potential by not wanting to learn or achieve. These kids are known as underachievers. Being the parent of an … [Read more...] about How To Motivate Underachieving Kids
Under the Education category you will find information that relates to educating our children - and ourselves. Ways to help them deal with transitioning from elementary to middle, or middle to high school. Working with your child's teachers to develop an IEP that works for your child and much more!
10 Reasons to Keep Studying and Learning Studying is something you either love or you hate. School feels like one of the longest times in our young lives and during this time we end up training ourselves for the future. If as an adult you still don’t know what you want to do as a career, there’s no need to worry. You can keep studying and keep learning throughout your life and carve a career … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons to Keep Learning Throughout Your Life
We are all works in progress, this is important to understand when we are looking to develop ourselves in one way or another. Sometimes, life can get in the way, and the dreams we have, either in a professional sense or in a personal sense, to expand our horizons can be met with obstructions at every juncture. In other words, life gets in the way. When it comes to the idea of developing ourselves, … [Read more...] about Learning How To Learn: The Blocks To Developing Yourself So You Can Do Whatever You Want
Going back to school isn’t anywhere near as hard as it once was. You can study part-time, online or at local colleges. You don’t always need previous qualifications or relevant experience, and financial aid is an option open to anyone studying, not just those that have just finished high-school. In these respects, education is much more accessible than it’s ever been in the past. It’s also more … [Read more...] about The Advantages of Returning to School as a Parent
Learning a new language can be highly beneficial to your brain: You learn how to make new connections, think in different ways and your brain is overall healthier for it and you’ll be less likely to develop brain diseases like Alzheimer’s later on in life. Adding a new language to your life can also be beneficial in the way you conduct your business, and it can give you access to a whole new base … [Read more...] about Finding Time in Your Busy Life to Learn a New Language
Sending the kids off to school for the first time is a big day in any family's life. You feel so proud as you drop them off at AMS Schools, all smart in their new uniform. However, despite sending them to school being such a positive stage in your child development, it's unlikely to go 100% smoothly 100% of the time. With that in mind, smart moms prepare for any issues ahead of time. … [Read more...] about Moms! Here’s How To Be Prepared For The Perils Of School
As parents, we are always looking for ways that we can help our children to develop into happier and more confident people. This is the reason why, from a young age, we do whatever we can to forward their learning. Even before our little ones are at nursery school, we are teaching them as much as we can, to give them a head start on their peers, in the hope doing so will give them a better chance … [Read more...] about Combining Learning & Play: Ideas Your Children Will Love
Graduating from college is an extremely exciting time, whether it’s your kids who have completed their studies or you have finished after returning to college during adulthood. Even though it may be an extremely happy and joyful time packed full of lots of celebrations, it also marks the beginning of an extremely serious part of life. For young graduates, it marks the beginning of their adult … [Read more...] about So, You’ve Graduated. Now To Boost Your Finances.
Much like Kimberly, I’m a mother dealing with a house full of boys and needless to say it’s a handful. My husband works long hours, so a lot of the parenting responsibilities fall on my shoulders and keeping my sanity sometimes seems like an impossible mission. Oh, and my own personal House of Testosterone is actually an apartment located in Singapore. And despite the distance of thousands of … [Read more...] about How My Two Teens Learned to Love Physics
Although you will undeniably see many Millennials with their faces stuck to the screen of their smartphones or iPads, they still a generation that grew up without touch screens; with the tactile feel of reading a book made from paper. As the Millennial generation ages and finds themselves with children of their own, there will surely be some concern that their digital native children are not in … [Read more...] about 4 Convivial Activities for Your Children
Our education system is of utmost importance because it is educating the youngsters of today and tomorrow, shaping the future leaders of our world. It has been a topic of discussion that the traditional means of education are failing today's generation and are less and less effective. They are growing with a different sense of creative freedom which our education system does not embrace and … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Using Animation in the Education System
Education has greatly evolved over the past few years, and teachers are moving to easier and practical forms of teaching. Advancements in the IT sector have revolutionized the way people communicate with each other and almost all other aspects of modern life. The education sector is no exception. Earlier kids used to rush to school carrying a load of books, and spend summer vacations on the … [Read more...] about 4 Ways You Can Use Technology to Teach Kids