Reading Is The Foundation Of Learning

By Neha Jain for BW Education The adage perfectly encapsulates the importance of fostering a reading habit. Books are the best companion one can have in life. They are a powerhouse of knowledge and foundation of learning. This is precisely why reading is crucial for kids. Reading boosts a kid’s self esteem and adds wings to their imagination. It also…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What are some teaching strategies to help increase discussions in the classroom?

This a wonderful topic which does not receive the attention it merits. It is also not a simple question since its answer requires major changes in the current model of classroom talk. Amazing as it may seem, classroom discussions have not changed much since mass education began. When compulsory education started, supplies were minimal. Often there was only one book…

Ask Reading Kingdom: What are some teaching strategies to help increase discussions in the classroom?

This a wonderful topic which does not receive the attention it merits. It is also not a simple question since its answer requires major changes in the current model of classroom talk. Amazing as it may seem, classroom discussions have not changed much since mass education began. When compulsory education started, supplies were minimal. Often there was only one book…

Kids read aloud to dogs to enhance learning skills

Could dogs be a young reader’s best friend? A new project is showing that the calm nature of dogs may be a great way to create a comfortable environment for children to help enhance their learning skills.  The Deccan Chronicle has more: Tartu: Estonia has started encouraging children to read aloud to dogs. This will in turn help in boosting their…

Back to school ideas and activities!

It’s that time of year again – back to school season! It’s important that you’re just as prepared to go back to school as your children are.  Click here for great tips and information you can use to learn more about your child’s learning environment.  You can also use this helpful information to ask teachers all of the questions a…

Self-Esteem Activities for Kids: Failing Forward

One of my favorite parenting stories is about a famous research scientist who made several important medical breakthroughs. He was asked by a journalist why he was so successful and he told the story of a very early lesson he learned from his Mom when he dropped a carton of milk in the kitchen. Instead of shouting at him she…