The Importance of Teaching Social Skills While academics are a large part of school, there are other factors that will determine the future success of students—especially in our rapidly changing world. Strong social skills, leadership capabilities, and the ability to adapt and think critically are crucial to professional prowess—and should be instilled at a young […]
Since the pandemic, some private schools have seen an increase in applicants, especially those schools offering in-person learning, while other schools have seen a decrease as residents leave the city or face financial challenges. Parents may find new opportunities for their children to top Manhattan private schools during this time. For Brooklyn parents, the population […]
Choosing the right school for your kids can be nerve-racking—whether you’re just moving to New York City or trying to figure out your family’s educational path. Even though our children live in a digitally connected world, they can still feel disconnected and out of place. An international school can be the perfect place to hone […]
The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. Dr. Seuss You are the greatest teacher your child will ever have. You can support your kids to focus on the short-term and develop habits for long-term success from an early age. Success begins with […]
As the school year starts up again, it is important to instill healthy habits in your little one. Here are a few ways you can get them motivated and ready for school!
If you’re raising a child with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), you and your child are likely to encounter numerous challenges. Licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist, Dr. Liz Matheis offers advice on how to cope with three common issues parents with ADHD kids face: (1) Considerations on to medicate or not to medicate […]
This issue has crossed my path a few times recently as well, and it really got me thinking. On the surface it seems great. It helps teachers and parents – or it seems to – and the kids like it – at first. I mean… kids, a weird old timey phone, talking about themselves… what’s not to like?