During the summer, most parents default to enrolling their child in a general summer camp or sports clinic, but what if there was an option for kids to explore an academic interest and build a competitive edge in the classroom? The Sylvan Learning Center of Richmond is introducing Math Edge — a new activity this […]
Richmond Sylvan Learning Center’s New Math Enrichment Program Keeps Students Sharp This Summer
Preschool Raises Money for CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation.
Small people can do big things. At the Goddard School kids are learning you are never too young to feel good about helping others. From December 5th until the 12th, kids at The Goddard Schools in Richmond are crafting for CJ! The tiny preschoolers are doing everything from decorating ornaments for auction, having a bake sale […]
How to Handle a “Poor” Report Card
By Steve Green, Executive Director Sylvan Learning of Richmond It’s that time of the school year again – report card time. While many students will come home with good grades, others would rather stuff their report cards deep into their backpacks than show them to their parents. As parents, you want your child to do […]
Does the Montessori Method Apply to Leaders?
What does the Montessori educational method have to do with today’s leaders? You might be surprised! Clearly some of the key attributes of Montessori are essential elements for strong leadership: Self-directed learning Focus on creative problem solving and innovative Thinking Students teaching other students Stoking and encouraging curiosity Comfort with ambiguous situations Self-mastery of concepts […]
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How to Help Your Child Perform Better on Tests
BEING RESCHEDULED: Family Fun Night at Canterbury Preschool Hosted By Commonwealth Parenting
NOTE: From Commonwealth Parenting Facebook page: Due to the possibility of bad weather, they have postponed their Pajama Party this Friday for a date to be determined. Call their office 804-545-1272 if you have any questions. We’ll update this information as soon as the event is rescheduled! Thanks! The Commonwealth Parenting Center will be hosting […]
Why Is Algebra a Big Deal?
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Helping Your Child Make Friends
Thanks to Primrose Schools for this great article from their Pointers for Parents newsletter! Making Friends August is here and that can only mean one thing — it’s time to go back to school! A new school year brings lots of new things for children — schedules, teachers and maybe even a new backpack! With […]