Recently, a new Young Rembrandts franchisee told me something awesome about her son’s university… Virginia Tech instituted a rule where all notetaking was to be done by hand. No laptops. No keyboarding of any kind. Just good old paper and pencil. (I assume pens are allowed. Haha.)
The new school year brings with it more structure, busy schedules, a multitude of events and activities, and of course homework, dreaded homework. When the kids go back to school, it means we all go back to school. Like it or not, you need to adjust just about everything you did over summer, for your kids to get what they need for school. It’s all for the best and there’s a big payoff, especially for visual kids and parents.
Back to school shopping can be so much fun but also so overwhelming! From backpacks to markers, we have found some great school supplies that will make getting back to school less of a shock for our visual learners and allow them to express their creative side.
The best part of back to school time for me as a mom was seeing my kids so excited about school. As a family, we supported their excitement with visits to the school and their new classroom. We walked around the playground, met their teacher before school started, and attended open houses and back to school events.
This summer we are going to focus on the basics to keep the kids’ minds fresh and active while they are enjoying the freedom that summer provides. We have some great new ideas for reading that lend themselves to the extra time of summer. We will help the kids make a summer journal to keep […]