education--development

5 Reasons To Enroll In A Computer Technology Course

If you're someone who enjoys learning new things and improving your skills, you may want to see if there is a computer technology course in your local area. This is a good chance to learn more about computers and different software from a professional. Many of these classes are free or very low-cost, so it's a good way to build skills without breaking the bank. Here are the reasons you should enroll in a computer technology course. Read More 

Reasons To Enroll Your Child In Private School

When it comes to education and extracurricular activities you want the very best for your child. Teachers have to go through a lot of school to become competent teachers, and most teachers truly are very good. However, many of the top quality teachers that are in the school systems gravitate toward private schools. When it comes to education and other extracurricular activities, private schools may give your child the best opportunity for success. Read More 

Make A Sensory Board To Help Your Preschooler Learn About Colors, Textures, And Shapes

Help your preschooler learn about colors, textures, and shapes by creating a sensory board by completing the project below. The sensory board will keep your child entertained while playing alone and can also provide you with a valuable teaching tool when you would like to sit down with your child and discuss the items on that are displayed across the board. Materials plywood sandpaper hand sander tack cloth newspaper sheets bright-colored paint paintbrush craft glue carpet squares (various colors and types) utility knife metal hooks power drill yarn rope scissors foam shapes stencils stickers Sand And Paint The Plywood Read More 

Learn How To Choose A Great Summer Camp For Your Autistic Child

If you have an autistic child, it may be hard to find fun things for them to do during the summer because of their specific needs. If you want to be sure that your child is able to have as much fun as possible during their next summer, consider sending them to summer camp. Many summer camps are now making accommodations to meet the special needs of autistic children. The following guide provides you with a few things to look for when choosing a summer camp for your autistic child. Read More 

5 Ways Day Care Strengthens Kids

All parents experience at least a small amount of trepidation at the thought of sending their little ones off to day care. Fortunately, the day care experience is mostly positive, especially with today's families being smaller than ever before, meaning that many children are lacking social interaction with their peers -- in other words, playmates.  Following are five major advantages of modern day care programs. Strengthened Immune Systems One of the major concerns many parents have about introducing their preschool age child to a day care situation is that the child will come down with all manner of contagious illnesses. Read More