One day my sister, who is a GREAT MOM, discovered her four-year-old in the master bedroom with a large pair of scissors “experimenting” on the mattress! She exclaimed to herselfMore
I Don’t Understand – So Why Should I Care? Sometimes I ask myself, “How would I feel if I went to a school where all the instruction was in aMore
What is the problem with “L-M-N-O-P”? Children come to school singing their ABCs but not knowing the meaning behind “elemeno-P”. This can be a problem for children and teachers. TheMore
Where Are They?
Teaching one child or a room full of children is both an opportunity and a challenge! Parents and teachers often ask me, “Where do I start?” My answer always is,More
What is the Learning Curve for Children?
The best time for learning is now, and the earlier the better! Research on early brain development reveals that children come into this world with most of the brain cellsMore
Nip It in the B-u-d!
Pre-reading skills such as saying letter names, recognizing letters and learning their sounds are very important. Children need a firm foundation in these letter skills before putting sounds together toMore
Not a Horse’s Brain
A friend once said, “A horse has a brain with two sides, but the two sides don’t work together! If you are going to train horses to avoid an obstacle,More