Here’s to You, Fellow Moms! – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

“This will be fine,” I thought to myself when schools closed. “My sons will hop online a little each week, I’ll shepherd them through the lessons, and we’ll breeze on through to summer.” And why wouldn’t it be fine? I was a classroom teacher. I developed paper-based and digital curricula for two decades. I oversee education for Sylvan, for goodness sake! This will be easy, peasy, lemon squeezie. Looking back to that naïve day in March, my optimism is almost…

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Quarantine School: Multi-sensory Learning – The Green Eyed Lady Blog – Parents Article

Please follow and like us: A couple of weeks ago we all started “quarantine school” or “distance learning.” For some, it’s been an easy transition, and for others, it’s brought on some challenges. As many of you know I work at a school for children that have dyslexia, ADHD and various language-based learning differences, and my daughter also attends this school. One of the teaching methods that is used, is through multisensory methods. Multisensory learning is a theory that individuals…

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Spring Into STEAM – Parenting Now! – Parents Article

Spring Into STEAM As your child gets to be preschool and kindergarten age, you might hear a lot of talk about the importance of STEAM, or its earlier version STEM. STEAM is an acronym for: Science Technology Engineering Art Math STEAM (and STEM) is a way for educators and parents to help children combine different areas of knowledge and learning: Science: a way of observing the world around you; making guesses, asking questions and drawing conclusions about how things work.…

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