Well-trained, nurturing educators, can make all the difference in how success is experienced in the classroom when providing a progressive, educational program approach where students have ownership, influence and choice in studies which are relevant and meaningful.
Young children just love to ‘play school’. These suggestions to enhance this timeless and creative activity provide an excellent opportunity for children to reinforce and extend their skills in reading, math, story writing, and science while having fun!
If the academic goals and expectations are set too low for your child, you owe it to them to seek out alternate educational experiences so they can reach their highest potential.
How can parents and educators lead children to understand and aspire to a level of excellence when there are fewer and fewer role models demonstrating this attitude and commitment? Steve Jobs once said, “Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.”
It is imperative that children today are raised in a climate that supports risk‐taking in thinking and in problem solving activities, in order for the most effective learning to occur.