The gap between girls and boys may be less about reading ability than about attitudes. Literacy expert Carolyn Jaynes answers the question: How can we make reading more fun for boys?
Why do so many boys seem to feel that being thick-skinned, tight-lipped, dry-eyed and in-your-face is the best way to live life and conduct meaningful relationships? The answer has as much to do with gender differences as it does with differences in parental behavior towards boys and girls. Here are some recommendations for nurturing the emotional, moral and spiritual development of your son.
With the busy schedules of extracurricular activities, children have fewer opportunities for unstructured free time. Children benefit from time set aside just to relax, restore and reflect.
If you area working parent, staying connected to your children’s school life can be challenging. Here are some ideas for ways to fit in school involvement around your work schedule.
Is your child a dawdler? Discover reasons for dawdling and tips for how to deal with a dawdling child.
Help your child develop creative problem solving and exercise her creative expression with these suggestions.
Create a comfortable study space, and you may see your child's homework improve.
The research is clear: Parent involvement makes a positive impact on the quality of our schools. Here are some ways you can get involved and make a difference.
Encourage your child’s success in mathematics with these tips on creating a maths-friendly home.
A father’s involvement in his daughter’s life has been shown to increase her interest in mathematics and sciences. Find out more about the influence of the father-daughter connection.
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