Community in Education: Why It Takes a Village to Raise a Child
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Community in Education: Why It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

As a parent, you are the most important and influential force in your child’s life until the day they leave home. But exposing them to people, situations, and experiences can help shape kids into well-rounded adults. The people your child learns from in their early years can help them find their interests and passions in…

Homeschooling vs. Virtual Learning: Which Is Best for Your Child
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Homeschooling vs. Virtual Learning: Which Is Best for Your Child

Between new normals and new technology, children’s education has evolved to offer more options than ever before. Homeschooling has long been an alternative to public schooling, but educational technology is opening up new options for education. With virtual learning, children can attend classes, and learn from teachers anywhere in the world. They can even be…

Four Lessons Kids Should Learn from Their Parents
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Four Lessons Kids Should Learn from Their Parents

Children in their formative years are like sponges. They instinctively absorb and internalize much of what they see around them, often in unexpected ways. They do this in their experiences at school, in their social interactions with people, and, of course, through the content they find in books, television, and online. However, what a child…

How to Create a Learning Environment at Home
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How to Create a Learning Environment at Home

Children learn anywhere and everywhere they go, regardless of whether we’re trying to teach them. As parents, we should help them in every way we can. That means creating an environment at home that supports learning. One that encourages self-directed exploration and discovery. One that models learning not as just something done in schools, but…

How to Scale Down Screen Time for Kids
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How to Scale Down Screen Time for Kids

Today’s technological advances offer a host of opportunities for learning that we couldn’t have imagined 30 years ago, such as the ability to see any part of the world at the click of the button and video chat with grandma from across the ocean. However, between browsing video sharing sites, watching television, and playing with apps on parents’ smartphones or tablets, we often wonder how much screen time for kids is appropriate. And once we know how much that time is, how can we make every minute count?

Why It’s as Important to Learn About Your Child as it is for Your Child to Learn
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Why It’s as Important to Learn About Your Child as it is for Your Child to Learn

It’s only natural as parents to have hopes for our children — that they might be successful in their chosen field, achieve economic security, improve on their achievements, or take over the family business. However, history reveals that the most successful people are often those who are encouraged by their parents to follow their passions…