As a homeschooler, each year end brings us to reflection and assessment. My neurotypical son is slightly ahead in learning and seeks challenging work. Summer is the time when I am sifting and sorting various curricula and looking to support diverse needs of my children. I am grateful to have the opportunity to review The Critical Thinking Co.™ ‘s Building Thinking Skills workbook. My son was thrilled to see colorful pages with work that did not lean into rote facts alone, however needed some brain muscle flexing. What is Building Thinking Skills workbook- Level 1? This is a paperback book
As a parent, we struggle from time to time to curate a child’s day with meaningful activities. It is easier to fall into the rabbit hole of “screen time” along with our daily grind of life, in general. Even with the best intentions we may fall short and sometimes feel guilty about our decisions managing screen time. I am always looking out for creative options to engage my child, which led me to LeapFrog‘s LeapStart® Learning Success Bundle™. So, why does screen time restriction warrant attention and is it really important to pause and think? Yes indeed!
Learning languages has numerous cognitive benefits that are undeniable. Research suggests that people who know multiple languages have higher memory, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills, as well as greater concentration, multitasking ability, and listening skills. They are better able than monolinguals to transition between competing tasks and monitor changes in their environment, as well as show indicators of increased inventiveness and adaptability.
Have you ever felt wrapped up with the different choices of curriculum? Children in different grades, different learning styles, electives, paperwork, pintables and what not! SchoolhouseTeachers.com a division of The Old Schoolhouse® offers a solution to all these dilemmas and quandaries. They offer curriculum for preschool through high school, as well as several courses for parents. The educational needs of every child are different. Meeting the needs of students and families is at the heart of SchoolhouseTeachers.com.