As much as technology offers incredible learning opportunities, finding a balance between screen time and tried-and-true hands-on activities is a vital piece of the parenting puzzle.
Parents as Advocates
On this blog, I have written a lot about the idea of being “right-brained” or “left-brained.” This concept, rooted in how our brains work, is often used to describe our children’s cognitive tendencies. But what does it really mean, and how can it help you understand and support your child’s unique abilities?
Artistic thinking is not just for budding Picassos or future concert pianists; it’s a valuable skill that can be nurtured in all children. Let’s explore the importance of teaching artistic thinking to kids and get some practical strategies for nurturing their creative minds.
It’s conference time at many of our schools, and I want to chat with you about approaching them in a different light, especially if you have a right-brain thinker or a child with ADD or ADHD. While it’s crucial to hear the teacher’s feedback on how your child is doing in the classroom, it’s equally important to engage in a conversation about your child as a right-brain thinker.
If you have a left-brain kid who’s nervous about doing art, Young Rembrandts classes are perfect for them. Young Rembrandts’ unique method helps kids gain great security and comfort doing art in several ways:
Have you ever noticed that when your kids come home from school, they start off all smiles but quickly descend into yelling, crying, and even throwing things, seemingly out of the blue?
So, what’s the problem here?
In today’s fast-paced digital world, education has taken on a new dimension, with technology-based classrooms becoming the norm. However, as parents, you might wonder how you can best support your right-brain dominant child. The answer lies in integrating hands-on learning into their educational journey, both inside and outside the digital classroom. Let’s delve into the reasons behind this approach and provide practical tips on how you can foster a holistic learning experience for your child.
As we embark on another exciting school year, it’s the perfect moment to nurture the essential bond between parents and teachers. I’d like to share some insights I’ve gained during my extensive years as a mother collaborating with educators. These valuable tips shed light on what teachers genuinely appreciate and require from your partnership.
I am so excited to announce that I will be presenting at the virtual teacher conference, Educate & Rejuvenate, hosted by Wife Teacher Mommy! This year’s conference is back and bigger than ever- with keynote speakers Kristina Kuzmic & Joe Dombrowski. The event will take place on June 27 and 28, 2023, and I would love for you to join me!
While we use both sides of our brains for almost every task we do, each side of our brain has its area of specialty, which in turn influences the way we think. Our left brain handles the parts of our lives that require a computer, calculator, calendar and clock.