We pretty much all agree in today’s world that the early years from 0 to 6 are the most important foundation years for a human being. What you do or do not do charts the life that the child will become and be in the future. In other words, as some of us would say … More How to Nurture the Early Years Child
(Photograph from The Vanguard News) There is a cancer in the sector and we need to face it. Anne Lemott an American writer once said “Hope begins in the dark. The stubborn hope that if you just show up, and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work. … More Keep Hope for our Education Sector Alive
Have you ever felt helpless with your one-month-old baby, unsure of what to do to help her grow and maximize her use of her time awake each day? Or are we so consumed with bathing, feeding and making sure the baby is comfortable and not crying that we totally miss the God given opportunities … More Child Development – How to help your baby
Do you consider this a weird statement to make, or are you thinking that scribbling really is a waste of time, energy, and resources? The following true story might help you clarify a few things. Bolatito is a 3-year-old in Nursery 1, she actually started school when she was 2 years 7 months old. … More Scribbling is Not Allowed Here
In the last two weeks I have had both parents and teachers, reaching out and asking for help with their children at home or in the classroom misbehaving. The children either fight, bite, hit out, shove, pinch or play on their own. These children all range between 2 and 3-years old! So is something wrong … More Why is my child 2 year old Misbehaving?
The Prewriting Skill Expectations for Children In a society where we compare and contrast our child with all other children without much understanding of the common developmental stages children go through, it is important to continue to talk about Prewriting Skills, than writing exercises. We have spent the last 2 weeks explaining how to prepare … More Age Apropriate Pre-Writing Skills For Your Child.
Practical steps to helping your child with writing. I am amazed at how much we put pressure on children, and at a very young age, insisting that they should and must write! Parents always compare and contrast their children with cousins and neighbours. First off, we need to understand one thing, all children are different, … More How to Help your Child with Writing Part 1
Summer School is drawing to a close for most of us this week! So how has it been for you and most especially for the children you have been looking after for the past few weeks? I really wish we could do this all year long, but we can’t, which is a pity! Imagine … More Summer School Cultural Studies
Guess what children really love? Summer School is about to end, and I wont be available to send out the post as usual tomorrow, so I decided to do it today. I just want us to make sure that the children really have a great time this year at Summer School. Children are so precious and I … More Summer School Practical Life