Understanding how your child learns can make their education a better experience for all.Children have different ways of learning which the education experts have roughly grouped these into three basic styles – auditory, visual and kinaesthetic. Find out what learning style your child might be and how you can use this to maximise their learning.
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This week, Kidspot's resident teacher blogger, Jennifer Barker, discusses routine and your child. Just how important is it to establish a solid routine for your child, and what are the benefits? Find out how a good routine can help boost learning at home and in the classroom.
It's important for parents to understand that each child learns in a different way and difficulties usually mean the child learns in a way that is not the same as an "average" student. So how can you tell the difference between a slow learner or a specific learning difficulty? Read on to find out the difference and what you can do to help your child.
Trying to stimulate your child’s motivation at school is extremely difficult for parents, primarily because so much of what happens at school is out of your control - the environment provided by the teacher, other students, and the school community can have a powerful impact on your child’s level of motivation. Discover what parents can do to increase their child’s motivation.
Hungry minds need to eat breakfast. For schoolkids, breakfast really is an important way to start the day. Why? Research shows kids who eat breakfast are more likely to be focused than those who skip breakfast. So it’s important to send your kids off to school with breakfast. Find out our top breakfast ideas that will keep them fuller for longer.
Research demonstrates that harassing children about homework and study can be detrimental to their motivation and performance, but there are some things that parents can do to encourage effective study. Find out how.
Academic success is very important to many parents, but maybe not so to your children! The following tips can be useful in helping your children to become independent students who know how to manage their own time and studies effectively.
Many of us can recall memorising our times tables as children. However the teaching of multiplication in schools now has changed from the drilling of times tables. Here are some fun multiplication games to help your child learn.
With many educational websites developed and run by teachers, it makes for a whole new world of interactive learning. These websites will have the kids engaged and actively participating in their education while having fun.