The more you actively engage in supporting your children during the academic year, the greater are their chances of success. So here are some recommended recent articles and supports to help as you support your child in their learning endeavours:
Read what piques your interest now and bookmark others for later. I guarantee you’ll find some meaningful food for thought here – and you’ll also meet some great people who support children’s positive growth and well-being.
- Boys and Girls Learn Differently: by Patti Ghezzi at SchoolFamily. Get insights on how to help your son or daughter at home and in the classroom.
- 7 Ways to Encourage Reluctant Readers: by Steve Reifman, M.Ed. A teacher’s strategies can turn your child from a reluctant to a willing reader. Try them out!
- It Isn't Easy Being a Parent...: by the Search Institute. Nine strategies every parent should know based on fostering developmental assets in children.
- Two Questions Heard Around the World: by Steve Constantino, Ed.D., at ParentNet Unplugged. When your children come home from school, replace the most common two questions asked by parents with a few well-placed statements!
- Keep Your Middle Schooler Organized: by Nancy Darling, Ph.D., at Psychology Today. How to help kids develop organizational skills and relieve the homework struggle.
- Parenting: Who Is More Powerful? Technology or Parents?: by Jim Jaylor, Ph.D., at Psychology Today. How are you flexing your parenting muscles against the strength of today’s media?