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How To Help A Child Focus And Pay Attention

As the old expression quotes, “energy flows where the attention goes.” No expression was ever more accurate. No attention means no critical thinking means no progress. In the classroom, so many constructive seconds, minutes, and hours await the attentive learner. Several studies support how high levels of concentration leave a lower susceptibility to distraction. There’s […]
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Stress in Children: How Pressure Affects Kids

Those with a goal live their life on the road to greater achievement, day in and day out. They must put the utmost energy toward reaching their goals—ones they’ve either set for themselves or ones that others set for them. Unfortunately, obstacles, hardships, and deadlines often pave the road to achievement. We’ve all had to […]
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Setting Limits When Parenting 

Every parent has pondered the topic of setting limits at one point or another. Teachers have asked the same, having the extra challenge of governing several children within a classroom. There is a delicate balance between freedom and restriction. This balance improves the quality of life when we approach it in the right way. Adults […]
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The Importance of Perseverance

How to Teach Children Perseverance and Consistency   The journey of self-discovery is riddled with one challenge after the other—and it’s a necessary component. Some challenges are so easy that you forget them the moment they appear. Other challenges are so frustrating they make you want to pull your hair out! This being said, when […]
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How To Motivate Kids Through Playfulness

How to motivate kids through playfulness? Motivating children in the classroom can be a challenge. Each child has different interests, emotions, desires, triggers, and energy levels. What works for one may not work for all. Each day comes with its emotional ebb and flow. Luckily, there are multiple techniques that aid teachers who find themselves […]