Mark Hoban MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury “The Government fully supports efforts to improve consumers’ financial capability and I welcome initiatives which aim to develop good financial habits and the financial life skills needed to encourage people to save. I was very interested to read about your website and the resources it provides.”
As parents, we all want the best for our children. We’re probably all aware that it’s important to make sure they are confident, fluent readers who enjoy reading, but often it’s hard to know where to start. Should you read to your baby? What can you do to help get your children familiar with words and reading before school? And how do you help them progress at school when the teaching is different nowadays?
Keith Ferrell (@k_ferrell on Twitter) is an educational technology coach at Singapore American School.
A good majority of northern hemisphere and international schools are winding down the 2011-12 school year, and doors will be closing as the students and teachers take off on their summer adventures. Here is a list of great sites for kids and teachers to keep you happily productive and learning this summer.
These are in no way in any order of personal preference or coolness.
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By rallying around the importance of teaching life skills to our youth we can all say we're for kids. But we're all just kidding ourselves yet again if we end up putting key intellectual qualities in a "soft skills" education bucket.