Why is it so hard to make decisions? Why do we make so many poor decisions?
As phonemic awareness is developed, children should become interested in how words are portrayed in print.
There is a debate within educational circles today as to whether resource rooms or learning centers should remediate or accelerate.
Along with higher than average intelligence, gifted children often have stronger than average emotions.
What follows is story of a regular family and a tragedy that unfolded while we were not looking.
The best thing to do is to help your child not only develop both sides of their brain, but also to connect the two sides.
Anger is a natural response to threats and it allows us to fight and defend ourselves when we feel attacked.
Each of us knows what it feels like to be anxious or apprehensive: the night before a big test, going on a date, or when preparing for Yom Kippur. So, how do you distinguish that normal anxiety from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?
If you are stuck in a traffic jam, how does your date respond to the frustration of being late?
It’s simpler because, ultimately, it doesn’t take that much more than what you already have to be happy.
Brown encourages us to see our failures, learn from them, and move forward.
Elementary school children may occasionally throw tantrums when sitting down to do their homework. This will often occur if your child is inundated by work or exhausted from lack of sleep.
Even between people who speak the same language, there can be misunderstandings and miscommunication.
Your social skills work in your favor when it comes to persuading other people.
Some say that the cortex is what makes us human.
The difference is in whether you are giving your children advantages or assisting them in developing the skills that will put them at an advantage.
In reality, if your child is asking you for help that means that he has not figured out a way to master the situation on his own.
According to many, self-discipline is the single most important factor in determining a person's overall success.
Alternative assessments are an extremely important part of understanding what students know beyond the scope of tests and quizzes.
Of course, we all know that we must practice everything in moderation – and that includes simplicity.
You aren’t given a manual when you have a child and there’s no survival guide to tell you what to do.
If you enter a conversation, whether it is one-on-one, in a group, or in front of an audience and you are unprepared, uncommitted, uninteresting, or uncomfortable, most people will pick up on this right away.
Children who experienced an extremely disturbing event might subsequently develop generalized anxiety.
One of the most important lessons I learned is about the interaction between academics and social skills
It’s important to understand that these triggers aren’t necessarily wrong.