Month: March 2015
How Do You Manage Your Kids’ Screen Time?
“It’s all about how things are used. And how much they’re used. And what they’re used for.” – Patricia Greenfield, researcher How much should children, particularly very young ones, be allowed to use technology? It’s a thorny issue, but one that is very relevant to ask in this age of the ubiquitous presence of smart […]
Sugar & Learning
Sugar; that wonderful taste that appeals to many Americans. We crave it, we seek it, and sometimes we eat sugar that we are not even aware of. How does that affect our children and their capacity to learn? Many products contain high levels of synthetic sugar under the name of High Fructose Corn Syrup. High […]
Getting the education & training one needs for a good job is, of course, vitally important. The next step, though, also deserves focused attention: the job interview. The job interview serves as a gateway into employment, & being prepared is crucial. Here are some tips on how to be ready: 1. Do your homework, & […]
Tips for Helping to Improve Your Child’s Vocabulary
“Kids with a rich vocabulary do better in school. The more words kids have at their disposal, the better they are at expressing their thoughts, opinions, beliefs and feelings.” – Dr. Rick Bavaria School certainly plays an important part in helping expand a child’s vocabulary, but the learning certainly doesn’t have to happen only at […]