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LIFE SKILLS: Important Lessons to Teach by Cindy Mahr
With the increased emphasis on teaching the 1,2,3’s and A,B,C’s at younger and younger ages, parents (and teachers, of course) need to remember the other important lessons that our young children should learn – the sooner the better.
At our early learning center we encourage the children to help us keep the center reasonably clean. When our schoolagers are helping sweep the cafeteria after snack, families will many times comment that: “We sure do wish they would do that at home!” They are learning RESPONSIBILITY.
Another important life-lesson that our children need to learn from an early age is to treat other people with RESPECT. As they begin to play cooperatively with each other, the adults can encourage them to learn skills such as empathy, caring and sharing. Of course the best way that adults can teach respect is by modeling respectful behavior. Children learn from watching and listening to us, so if we are not watching how we talk to others, and most especially, how we talk to our children then the lessons they are learning may not be the ones we intend.
As parents and teachers, it is important that we consider what kinds of adults that we wish our children to become. We certainly have high hopes that they will live up to our expectations. The lessons we teach them now have an impact far into the future, as we are also raising the parents of the next generation. Let’s help them learn to be responsible and
Parent / Teacher Conferences On Wednesday May 17th, you are invited to join us for an evening of “sharing” regarding your children’s learning and development. The teachers have been working hard with portfolio collection and work sampling assessment. They would love to have your input as we plan for the next steps for curricula and … Continue reading Newsletter Spring 2017→
Parent/Teacher Conferences On Wednesday May 18th, you are invited to join us for an evening of “sharing” regarding your children’s learning and development. The teachers have been working hard with portfolio collection and work sampling assessment. They would love to have your input as we plan for the next steps for curricula and lessons for … Continue reading Newsletter Spring 2016→
Family Appreciation Luncheon Please join us on Friday, February 26th for a Spaghetti Dinner. We will be serving lunch to the children and their “guests” from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. The menu will include: Spaghetti Casserole, green beans, garlic bread, fruit, milk, and Texas Sheet Cake for dessert. There will be a sign-up sheet posted in … Continue reading Newsletter Winter 2015/2016→
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