It is not always easy to really listen to what is being said. Listening is a practice we can learn.
Try these simple listening exercises for mindful listening:
Bedtime reading can be a time for children and parents to bond as well as improve literacy skills for children.
"Researchers have found that kids who were raised with a regular routine of listening to and reading bedtime stories have a higher than average rate of childhood literacy. A bedtime reading routine is also a great way to establish healthy sleep habits early and reinforce them consistently--and kids with great sleep habits are more likely to retain what they’ve learned in school, grasp new material quickly, and think through problems creatively."
I want to talk to you about an amazing company I have come across called Simply Fun Games.
A teacher I used to work with, Cynthia, started selling games through Simply Fun Games over the summer. I saw her post and immediately, I was interested. There are so many games and for every age and learning concept imaginable!
I have a lot of friends with young children and they always want to know what their child should know before they go to kindergarten. During those early years when your toddler is preparing for school, what should you focus on? Here are 10 Things to Learn Before Kindergarten!
About the Author
My name is Deann Jensen, MS in Educational Psychology. I am the sole owner, tutor, and blog writer for Tutoring with Intent. I have been teaching in Phoenix and surrounding areas for six years. I am a licensed Arizona Teacher for grades K-8 and special education grades K-12.