Parents who teach their children at home could have twice the impact on raising their child’s performance at school compared to a good nursery education, a new study suggests.More
A new study suggests that children doing well in classrooms are more popular and emotionally secure than their peers who are having trouble academically.
The research from the University of Missouri directly challenges the common stereotype that academically gifted children are considered less popular than their peers.More
Experts weigh in on how to respond when your child feels disliked, excluded, or friendless.
“Everyone hates me.” “I have no friends.” These aren’t easy things for parents to hear. Your first instinct may be to try to fix it, or assure your child that it isn’t true. More
When Tavis Potts’ seven-year-old son was diagnosed with anxiety and stress, his parents proposed sending him to school part-time.
The youngster was struggling with full-time education and they believed he would benefit from spending half-a-day a week at home.
However, Dr Potts, a university lecturer, was disappointed that «flexi-schooling» was not an option at his son’s Aberdeenshire school.More
Back in high school, one of my teachers posed a question about what we thought might be the last item most Americans had read. This was in pre-smartphone days, so our guesses went from books to newspapers to magazines to the comics section to the titles at the bottom of the nightly news.More
Every teacher will encounter students with disruptive behaviour – it is one of the major causes of classroom conflict and teacher burnout.
Although it is difficult to form successful relationships with students when interactions frequently involve reprimands and disciplinary action, some teachers do experience close relationships with disruptive students. More