How Children Develop Thinking and Learning Skills

Your kids begin to develop thinking and learning skills when they build brain connections. These brain connections are called neural pathways. Neural pathways are like the wiring system or the circuits of the brain; the more input they receive, the more effectively they function.  How can you provide more input…

Continue Reading

How to Incorporate Social Learning in the Classroom

What is social learning theory? Psychologist Albert Bandura’s social learning theory suggests that learning can occur through observation.  While several behaviorists proposed that learning could take place only through association and reinforcement, Bandura believed that this wasn’t true for all forms of learning. For example, even if someone has…

Continue Reading

2 Simple Ways to Cope With Back-to-School Anxiety

Here are two techniques to reduce your child’s back-to-school anxiety. Balloon Buster Exercise Simply ask your child to blow up a balloon. Next, have them exhale their fear into it and pinch the balloon’s opening closed. Finally, ask your child to release the balloon. This will make them feel…

Continue Reading