While there are undeniable learning gaps caused by a break in in-person academics, it’s important to look at the positives: the experience has left kids with strengthened soft skills like focus, independence, organization, and more.READ MORE >
It’s an experience many parents dread. Your daughter comes home, runs to her room, and slams the door. When you finally coax her out, you can tell she’s been crying. She reluctantly pulls a few sheets of paper, stapled together and slightly crumpled, out of her backpack. On top, circled, is a bright, bold, and redREAD MORE >
Parents across the country have been faced with the reality of school closures and an interruption in their children’s learning. As we head into the summer months, parents aren’t just worried about the “summer slide,” as the disruption in the school year may have already created what experts are calling a “COVID Slide.” Considering thatREAD MORE >
While technology is a necessary part of life, and the use of technology is an inevitability of our children’s futures, research suggests that students learn differently, and in fact retain more knowledge, when their hands are actively engaged in the writing process.
A study, by psychologist Virginia Berninger of children in grades two through