What is STEAM?

What is STEAM?

What is STEAM?   The field of education is all about acronyms and abbreviations.  STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math and it has become quite the buzzword in educational circles over the last five years.  In the last decade, student...
Developing Literacy Skills from an Early Age

Developing Literacy Skills from an Early Age

      Developing Literacy Skills from an Early Age   Is it ever too early to begin teaching literacy skills to your child?  Research would say that it is not.  Parents of infants and toddlers are in an excellent position to begin cultivating a love...
Encouraging Literacy for Teenagers

Encouraging Literacy for Teenagers

        Encouraging Literacy for Teenagers   As children grow and become teenagers, we assume that since they have already learned how to read, as parents, our job in encouraging their literacy skills is complete.  We take for granted that the...