Set New Goals for your Child for these New Year

Set New Goals for your Child for these New Year

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We tend to think of New Year’s resolutions as only for adults; whether that’s to lose weight, work out more, or save money. Resolutions, however, are a great way to introduce your children to goal setting.   Goal setting is an essential skill that can be taught at a very young age, and there’s no better time than the new year to set goals. Setting, working towards, and achieving goals empowers children and encourages self-reflection and self-awareness.   <a href='https://www.freepik.es/fotos/musica'>Foto de Música creado por master1305 - www.freepik.es</a> As children, there are a few main categories for goal setting including: behavior,...

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Give Your Child the Gift of Active Chairs.

Give Your Child the Gift of Active Chairs.

This year has completely changed so many aspects of our lives, one of them being how our children learn. In a matter of weeks, millions of children had to transition from a normal classroom setting to virtual learning. Now, all of their lessons and interactions are through a computer screen, which has drastically increased the amount of time they spend sitting down.    The Problem  Sitting at a desk on the computer and on classrooms all day has many consequences, especially for children. It’s well known that adults sitting for hours at a time predisposes them to heart disease, diabetes,...

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How to increase concentration in teenagers.

How to increase concentration in teenagers.

    Science has shown that we can change our brain wiring and improve our executive functions. What this means for parents is that while your child may have difficulties at home or at school that are at least partially based on delays or differences in executive functions, through training and practice he or she can develop these lagging skills. Strengthened executive functions will enable your child to be more successful academically, become better able to cope with life’s daily challenges and improve their ability to relate with others—leading to a more satisfying and productive life.    You can help...

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How to Increase Concentration in Kids 

How to Increase Concentration in Kids 

  It is becoming more and more common for children, with the passage of time and the development of new technologies, it becomes more difficult for us to develop the attention span of our children.   In principle, we have to understand that this is a capacity that is acquired over time, but this can also be exercised and therefore improved by using certain techniques in conjunction with a lifestyle that promotes this development.   This can be a problem and its importance will depend on each child, and under “normal” circumstances at school, children tend to be a bigger...

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Let's Celebrate Teacher's Day with these 6 Tips to Enhance  Concentration

Let's Celebrate Teacher's Day with these 6 Tips to Enhance Concentration

After most of the world has switched to home schooling or online classes at some point this year, all those tired, busy or even frustrated parents (yes, we know that you can’t possibly remember those math equations you did in third grade), have started to remember just how important and challenging being a teacher really is.  <a href="https://www.freepik.es/fotos/escuela">Foto de Escuela creado por freepik - www.freepik.es</a>   During these even more difficult times, we want to take a moment and show our gratitude, appreciation and support for every single one of you warm-hearted, strong and wise teachers. And if you are...

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