While we know the importance of early childhood education, the majority of parents are unaware of how early on in their child’s life education should actually begin. BBC.com released an article last month highlighting a report from children’s charity, Save the Children, who partnered with the Institute of Child Health at University College London, which depicts the vitality of brain… Read more →
Reading is one of life’s great pleasures. As a large proportion of human learning is contained in the written word, helping your child become interested in reading makes it easier for them to read by themselves when they are older. Research has revealed the important role that reading plays in the mental development of a child. As a parent, you… Read more →
When you think about the presence of technology in a classroom are you thinking about students on the cell phones during a lesson or students doing research for a project on tablets? It’s a rather controversial debate amongst parents and teachers alike. On one side you have those who feel technology in the classroom is a distraction which will result… Read more →
A lively and modern perspective on childhood education methods and levels of skill, by Panos Petropoulos.
Here are some of the most current and innovative ideas and methods of childhood education. For instance, Buddy Reading was adopted formally by the education system of western Kenya. In their project, sixth-grade students are paired with 1st and 2nd-grade students to be mentors and read with the students one-on-one after school 2-4 times a week. As part of the… Read more →
While most governments, international aid organizations and parents understand the importance of investing in childhood education, new research shows that early intervention during pre-school years is extremely important. According to research in the field of neuroscience, 90% of the architecture of the human brain is developed by the time a child is 5 years old. So it’s important to start… Read more →
The Price On Education, it’s been a global topic for some time now. The amount of debt that students are accumulating in the prospect of a higher education is astronomical. Countries such as the United States, the UK, and Japan are at the top of the new report, by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, that reflects the highest… Read more →