The past week has been an emotional roller coaster for many of us. As I started thinking about my feelings, I couldn’t help but to think about how my children must have been feeling this past week as well. As a result, my goal for this week is to try and focus on being happy and displaying a positive attitude for them.
November is recognized as National American Indian Heritage Month but many schools fail to even mention this to our children. There are things we can do as parents to help educate our children. If we all work to continue to support and broaden the understanding of differences with our children, it will help aid them in becoming the global-minded young adults they need to be successful in today’s society.
Everyone has a pet theory on how to improve public education: more money, better curriculum, testing for accountability, teacher incentives, technology. But those who study the brain have their own ideas for improving how kids learn: focus on teaching kids how to learn.