In the high-pressure, high-stakes game of school, it can be difficult to know which parenting strategies really promote learning.
A parents’ guide to surviving math class all over again: valuable tools to help you help your child with today’s mathematics. Math looks different these days. When you visit your child’s math class, it may look different from what you remember. For example, 2 apples + 2 apples still equals 4 apples, and learning your […]
Editor’s note: This is the second in an occasional series exploring career challenges and successes for those individuals on the autism spectrum. By ROGER MOONEY “Everyone has a mountain to climb and autism has not been my mountain, it has been my opportunity for victory.” – Rachel Barcellona on Instagram Rachel Barcellona will tell you her […]
The collapse of the real estate market in 2008 signaled the crumbling of the luxurious lifestyle for Helen and Frank Figueredo, who owned a real estate firm in Miami. The recession cost them everything: Their business. Their savings. Their house. They filed for bankruptcy twice and ended up in foreclosure. They sold nearly all their […]
This year has been unlike any other, and back to school is no exception. Between confusing messaging and undetermined schedules, it’s a time much more chaotic than the already usually-chaotic back to school season. We asked you how you’re feeling about the upcoming school year. Your responses were mixed, but everyone seems to agree […]
Before they start school, most children develop an understanding of addition and subtraction through everyday interactions. Learn what informal activities give children a head start when they start learning math in school. Children are using early math skills throughout their daily routines and activities. This is good news as these skills are important for being […]
Whether it’s a cozy corner in your living room or a special space in your child’s bedroom, creating a summer reading environment for your kids will inspire them to read and make diving into books even more enjoyable. This helps children experience reading as a fun summer activity — like going to the pool or […]
Special education teachers face a unique set of challenges, and so do the parents of special needs students. Keep reading to learn some practical tips for making your life as a special needs teacher or parent easier.
According to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), public schools must create an IEP for all children needing special education accommodations. From the age of 3 until graduating from high school, students may be eligible for an IEP.
I studied early literacy for several semesters in college, but there are still more methods for teaching reading than I can name. In my own experiences as a mother and a reading tutor, one method stands out from the rest: dyad reading. However, most parents I talk to have never even heard of dyad reading.