Though the sunshine sparkles through the yellow leaves during these beautiful Fall days, there is less light in the morning and evening. And we’ve been doing this school thing for a few months now. We’ve poured it on and now we are… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Altruism, Appreciating children, Confident Parents, Empathy, Interactive modeling, KIds' behavior change, Kids' strengths, Looking for the good in kids, Morning routine, Nagging, Parent behavior change, Positive reinforcement, Resilience, Scolding
Giving your Children the Chance to Contribute to One of the Busiest Times of the Year Family life is typically busy with school, extracurriculars, parents’ work demands and more. But add a series of holidays to the already busy schedule and the… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Cooperation, Emotional needs, Interactive modeling, Kids holiday helpers, Motivation, Open-ended questions, Parents and kids and holiday stress, Postive behaviors, Promoting helping behaviors, Promoting responsibility, Social and Emotional Skills
– noticing others or environmental needs, feeling empathy and desiring a role in contributing to their or its well-being. About being service minded A service-minded person is both self and socially aware. She must know her own strengths and limitations. She sees… Read More
Category: Modeling Social and Emotional Skills, Practicing Social and Emotional Skills Tags: Children, Chores, Contribution to home, Cooperation, Family chores, Interactive modeling, Modeling, Problem solving, Responsibility, Self awareness, Service, Service minded, service mindedness, Social and Emotional Skills, Social awareness, Teaching, Trusting connections
The teacher is no longer merely the-one-who-teaches, but one who is him/herself taught in dialogue with the students, who in turn while being taught also teach. They become jointly responsible for a process in which all grow. – Paulo Freire The beginning… Read More
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