Educational Resources

How to Encourage Kids to Read

Promote reading in your family. Encourage your children to read more. With busy schedules for both parents and kids it is easier to say that than to accomplish it. PBS Reading Rockets asked the parents and teachers to share their ideas about how to encourage kids, especially those who aren’t excited about books, to do [...]

Educational Quotes by Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori was an Italian physician and educator, acclaimed for her innovative educational method that builds on the way children naturally learn.  In 1907 she opened the first Montessori school in Rome, Italy. Today there are more than 22,000 Montessori schools in 110 countries. Montessori method is in use today in a lot of public and private schools [...]

10 Commandments to parents from a person who walked into gas chamber with his school children

Janusz Korczak is an outstanding Polish educator, writer, physician and public figure, who refused to save his own life three times. The first time it happened when Janusz decided not to emigrate to Palestine before German occupation of Poland. He refused to leave behind the Orphanage on the eve of the terrible events. The second [...]

Does Positive Discipline impact your child’s truth telling?

Who doesn’t want an honest kid?  Who doesn’t read those kiddie moral stories to your own brood with a secret hope her own darling turns out THAT AMAZING TRUTHFUL kid?  The Research by Psychology Science magazine recently published a study that can help their parents greatly on getting to that ideal: how moral stories that [...]

Is your child gifted? Other kind of talented thinker?

Parents and teachers always try to identify the gifted students. Usually extremely bright students with higher than average abilities to learn are considered to be gifted. In reality, such approach is too simplistic. A well-recognized university speaker, numerous publications author, and a former school teacher, Bertie Kingore, Ph.D., suggests more complex and unique classification of [...]

Quotes by Dr. Ben Carson

When students embrace the concept of striving for excellence, it completely changes their opinion of who they are and what they can do. Happiness doesn’t result from what we get, but from what we give. There is a danger of getting lost in a fantasy world while neglecting the serious things in life such as [...]