Articles for tag: Life Skills, Teaching Your Child

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Children and Dolls – More Than Just Play

Realizing that all your children’s toys can be wonderful teaching tools, helping to engage them in developing essential life-skills, can open up a whole new realm of interactive play experiences for you and your child. Dolls come in all sizes, shapes, and colors. They also come in both male and female versions. Using these “toys” ...

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SuperCamp! One of the Most Incredible Summer Camps Ever in California.

SuperCamp is just that, super! In every way, every day, the staff is there to insure students understand why they are at SuperCamp. It is all about superlative learning skills, behavior, study skills, and life skills. SuperCamp is one of the best summer camps available to students in California, though people come from around the ...

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The Role Literacy Plays in Crime

Introduction Within the criminal justice field, the question has often been asked: “What role does literacy play in crime?” According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, up to “70% of the incarcerated population is believed to be illiterate in some jurisdictions” (1999). Many criminals end up in prison because they do not have the literacy ...

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Cook with Your Kids by Making Homemade Cheese

Getting your kids to cook with you in the kitchen is a great way to teach valuable life skills, get them to understand the importance of healthy eating, and sometimes even to teach a little bit of science. Here is how you can make your own homemade cheese right in your own kitchen. Supplies and ...

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Keys to a Successful Life Skills Classroom

Classroom management is an on-going learning process for any teacher, but especially for a special education teacher. There is a vast difference in how my classroom operates now as opposed to my first year of instruction. Fortunately, I have incredible, veteran teachers who have volunteered to mentor me in my career and through them I ...

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Drug, Alcohol Rehab Center Offers Free Online Book for Addiction Recovery

The Mark Houston Recovery center for drug and alcohol addiction, located in Austin, Texas has recently released a free e-book about addiction and recovery. The Mark Houston Recovery center is a recovery program for individuals recovering from alcoholism and/or drug addiction that focuses on preventing relapse. The e-book entitled, The 12 Spiritual Laws of Addiction ...

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10 Life Skills All Children Should Learn

The other day my mom brought over her new iPhone. Immediately, my daughter began to take pictures with it and scroll through the menu. The funny thing was she had never used an iPhone but was used to similar technology. These days children are quite proficient at using a tablet computer and a cell phone. ...

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Basic Life Skills Children Should Learn

As a teacher who has taught Special Education to mentally handicapped teenage and adult learners, I have been surprised to see how many young people were never taught the basic life saving skills that they may one day need. While parents think that they will always be there for their children, children of special needs ...