Saturday, April 18, 2015
Smart students are good observers. Here’s a fun observation challenge for your whole family: Give each family member a peanut. Allow a few minutes for each person to observe his peanut and jot down things he notices about it. Next, mix up all the peanuts in a bowl and ask each person to find his own peanut. Discuss which observation made it easiest to identify each person’s peanut.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
It’s the Golden Rule: Treat others the way you would like to be treated. It’s key to a happy and productive school environment. One of the best ways to teach your child the Golden Rule is to apply it to your interactions with her. Ask yourself, “Would I want this done to me?” If your answer is no (I wouldn’t want to be ridiculed in front of my friends), then ask, “Why would I want to do this to my child?”