Tips for Parents

Benefits of Summer Chores

Summer has arrived and your children are home with nothing to do. As a favor to your kids, enlist their help with household chores—they will benefit greatly. Giving children household chores at an early age helps to build a lasting sense of mastery, responsibility and self-reliance with many benefits academically, emotionally and professionally.

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What Should Your Child Learn in Kindergarten?

Cognitive Development is Key Excellent education methods will take into account children’s cognitive development, which is, simply, the way their brains develop. Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget outlined four stages common to all people: sensorimotor, pre-operational, concrete operational, and formal operational. Piaget’s second stage, the pre-operational stage, is experienced by children between the age of two…

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Parents Are Key in Classical Education

Parents are their children’s most important educators and shape the attitudes, values and behavior of their children. They are not the “support staff” in the education of children, rather they have the primary responsibility for such a great task. Christopher Perrin, in his booklet An Introduction to Classical Education: A Guide for Parents, outlines parent partnership…

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