Ten Ways to Empower Your Child At School

As an elementary school teacher, one of the biggest concerns parents bring up is whether their child feels confident enough to speak up, both in class and during recess. Parents want to make sure their child is contributing to lessons and discussions. They also want...

How to “un-shy” your kids

Imagine the following situation. Your child changes classes and moves from one teacher to the next. The new class is new, the whole situation is strange to him and as you enter the new classroom with him he plays it shy. He is attached to you and does not let go of...