BLOG: THE WRITING REVOLUTION!
Harvesting Your Writing
Teaching children to write is a monumental task—this five-day schedule will make it as easy as one-two-three… Read more
Voices from the Classroom – Kindergarten Writing Instruction
Kindergarten writing instruction can be highly effective if you follow a sequential path… Read more
Start a Writing Revolution in Your School!
As the US grapples with a national writing crisis, some schools are finding that explicit writing instruction brings numerous benefits … Read more
Creative Thinking vs. Critical Thinking
Creative thinking is divergent while critical thinking is convergent—here’s why educators need to address both… Read more
A Primer on Common Core Writing Standards
Common Core has driven educators to implement blended reading/writing curricula—at the expense of writing instruction… Read more
Three Reasons Why Education in Finland is Remarkable
Finland has built one of the world’s most successful models for education. Here are some ways to emulate it in your home… Read more
Seven Foods that Boost Brain Power
Read the latest research on these incredible super-foods and the secrets that can inspire your child to love them … Read more
The Three Types of Learning Styles
Determine whether your child is an auditory, visual or kinesthetic learner and use it to give them an advantage… Read more
The Missing Key to Your Child’s Mastery of Science
Read how nature study at an early age can deliver astonishing results for your child’s advancement in and love for the sciences… Read more
Does Your Child Have a Growth Mindset?
A growth mindset can help your child embrace challenges and see failure as a springboard for growth. Here are three ways to nurture it… Read more
The Connection between Exercise and Brain Development
Exercise is a powerful enabler for your child’s brain development, thinking skills and memory, says a renowned Harvard professor… Read more
This Letter From a School to Its Pupils Will Make you Cry
Read this touching letter reminding children that they are valuable individuals, artists, musicians, poets, brothers, sisters, friends and citizens… Read more
An Essay on Classical Education that You Must Read
Brilliant, witty and provoking, Dorothy Sayers’ essay, “The Lost Tools of Learning” is a must read for parents who want to develop exceptional thinkers… Read more
Adopt These Four Montessori Methods in Your Home
Montessori education is growing fast and offers unique perspectives that you can adopt in your home. Use them to build a love for learning… Read more
Tackle These Three Top Homeschool Challenges Now!
In a survey of 400 homeschools, these three challenges were raised consistently by parents. Here are some ways to solve them… Read more
The One Habit You Need to Teach Your Child Today!
“Learned Optimism” is the idea that an attitude for joy (and perseverance) can be nurtured. Here are some ways to cultivate it in your child… Read more
Should You Focus on Rote Learning or Conceptual Thinking?
Each learning philosophy has its benefits. Here’s the secret to optimizing both when choosing an after-school enrichment plan for your child… Read more
What You Need to Know About the Common Core
Like it or not, the Common Core State Standards are here to stay. Here’s what you need to know to help your child navigate through them… Read more
What Shapes Are the Clouds Today?
Uninterrupted and unstructured playtime is critical for child development. Here are some ways to bring this time back into your child’s life… Read more
Three Impactful Ways to Adopt Waldorf Education in Your Home
Seemingly eccentric and unstructured, Waldorf education offers some remarkable ideas for your child’s education… Read more
The One Step to Becoming a Cherished Teacher
We all want to inspire our children. Here’s how an Indian tribe elder helped a Harvard business professor capture the hearts of his students… Read more