Category Archives: Early Education

Step by Step: Early Learning with Your Child

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Early Learning

Children draw to express what they are feeling and thinking. Drawing is a particularly important outlet for children who do not yet have the verbal skills to communicate their feelings. When a child draws something familiar to them, for example, a cat, they have the opportunity to think about what they know and what they feel towards this animal. They use their memory to remember what they know about cats, in turn, expand their concentration skills. Drawing also helps to develop manipulative skills that will help children write. Continue reading

The school of the future through the early programming

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I remember how my mother was one day to late at night sewing, drawing and preparing the costume, bunch of grapes, he had to wear to school the next day because I was learning the vowel U on the agenda. So we learned. Without technologies and everything “by hand”.

Times have changed a lot. A good example of this is in Singapore that from this year, changed its method of learning, making programming a core subject. Students begin to learn from three years to develop the “computationalthinking”. Continue reading

Dyscalculia, difficulty in learning mathematics

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Difficulties in learning mathematics are known by the name of dyscalculia, this problem also affects other areas that should know.

What is dyscalculia?

It is called the difficulty to perform mathematical calculations and is often applied in academic settings, in cases of children or schoolgirls showing obvious difficulties for mathematics in general: they cannot or will cost a lot perform simple operations with numbers, such as subtraction, addition, multiplication … testamentary find it difficult mental arithmetic, even with simple numbers, and are often unable to understand the approaches to solve mathematical problems that put them in class.

Dyscalculia can start to look over the four years, when the second cycle of infant education begin educators to teach addition and subtraction to students, and become more evident from primary, where demands in mathematics courses require maturity cognitive level that children with these difficulties do not possess.

Children with this difficulty level in mathematics show a well below the average of their age. Other subjects can also be affected, as well as other general areas of psycho child development. Continue reading

How to educate a disobedient?

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Educate a disobedient

If you’ve tried all kinds of punishment possible and still your son ignores all threats and withdrawals of privileges, you need to change strategy to get them to behave.

Children disobey the orders of adults with some frequency. It’s his way of discovering where are limits, to challenge ourselves and show that they too have their character and want to send. The typical punishment “you run out” does not work with small objects that are saturated with which entertained so that if we remove one will always be able to go to another… What can we do? Continue reading

Tomatis method, hear to learn

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Tomatis method

The Tomatis method began as auditory therapy and has become a technique effective early learning for children with cognitive problems.

What is the Tomatis Method?

The Tomatis method is a therapeutic work that, in principle, was created to treat hearing loss but studies of its creator took him to see the influence in the daily life of the auditory system to psychomotor levels, making the Tomatis method in a learning technique children’s or educational system for children with difficulties.

The Tomatis method was created in the 50s of the last century and is named after its creator, the French otolaryngologist world famous psychologist and researcher, Alfred Tomatis (1920-2001). Continue reading

3 advantages of a YouTube channel for children under 10 years

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YouTube channel for children

The news of the day in many media is creating a video channel focused on the child audience less than 10 years, with truly shifters and more intuitive didactic and educational content, more “navigable”.

Certainly in LananClub usually think that education is the best way to prevent the minors to the risks of internet: somehow, it is true that we try to flee victimize and visions technophobes who pass the warning to try to put doors to field, generating more curiosity and risk behavior in adolescents in part motivated and motivated by the challenge circumvent those limits them. However, a YouTube channel for children can indeed be a good idea. Continue reading

The Pre-School Education and Equal Opportunities

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Pre-School Education

Advance the education of children, as is being done in some countries, is becoming a topic of conversation very common in our circles; however, the arguments always veer towards the advantages individually, for schooled subject / a, from a psychological point of view and development.

In that sense, the thinking seems to take if we ignore a sociological approach. The first socialization is an issue widely discussed from all disciplines covered in the Faculties of Education Sciences, so I have always found strange neglect existing to the called “Early Childhood Education”. Few people divulge on Early Childhood Education per se from the point of view of the sociology of education and that this education be formal, would change or inertia at the structural level. Continue reading

Mindfulness at secondary education

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secondary education

Is there a way to work the attention and concentration of students in secondary education? Multitasking (doing and be aware of many things at once) and new circumstances, with a stage of life you lead, rather, to the “dispersion” make a dent, very commonly in adolescent students. You could help with anything mindfulness.

Mindfulness is a concept used recently in psychotherapy and coaching that refers to mindfulness: is based on the classic meditation, Buddhist origin, but not exactly the same. Mindfulness aims to pay attention, without judgment, to feelings and emotions, both positive and negative, and accept them as they are (and accept ourselves as we are) to reconcile with them and manage them in a mature and rational. For example, before an annoyance, it would not be shutting down at all costs the feeling of anger, but to relativize, accepting him first, allowed to feel and experience physical and emotionally and then make decisions about how to act. Continue reading