Digital and social media exposure makes our children vulnerable to the manipulation of others. Can our children recognize the one most powerful strategy used to persuade? Our grandparents and parents may have used it to convince us we should comply with their wishes. WHAT IS IT? Children become empowered to protect themselves, when they
It’s hard for students to get their needs met from their teachers if they don’t know how to ask for help. Those who have the courage to ask for help may ask it in a way that can be frustrating to their teachers. “I don’t get it!” are words that send shivers up the spines
I was at a book fair and overheard a kindergartner ask the librarian, “What’s that?” She replied, “That’s a penny.” Then he asked, “What’s a penny.” The question was shocking at first, but made sense because this child never handled a penny. He only knew that the dollar bills in his hand were what he
The Aftermath of Covid on Line Learning: RELIEVE YOURSELF OF THE NIGHTLY DRAMA ASSOCIATED WITH HOMEWORK!
Working with children who have been on-line for a year and watching them transition into the regular classroom, I have witnessed some new challenges for parents. During Covid on-line instruction, parents were pulled into the learning environment more than ever before. Children who were somewhat independent prior to on-line are now demonstrating increased dependence on
If asked, will your child say they are terrible at math or good at math? Would they say they are a good student or a bad student? Do the words artistic, athletic, or creative show up on their list of descriptives about themselves? Or are meth challenged, poor reader, or is clumsy on their list?
Believe it or not, your children are not behind anyone or anything. They are right where they should be. Parents everywhere are anxious about being assured that their children are going to be okay. They are going to be okay for several reasons: The children have discovered a very valuable lesson. They can survive a
School doesn’t have to be difficult. With a little inside information about teachers, students maximize their performance, reduce their anxiety, and create a learning experience that supports them like none other. The students will learn their role in learning by getting to know more about the mindset of teachers. Register your student or take the
I have received requests from parents and teachers for support sessions for the situation they experienced with their children during Covid. Time management issues were the biggest concern of those seeking help. I’ll be offering a FREE Zoom every Wednesday at 10 am PST beginning in July. Limited spaces are available, so click on this
MONDAY: The Power of the Question and How to Overcome the Fear of Asking Them 11am pst. Click this link to join my Victoria’s Challenge Group and join the group so you can log on early so you don’t miss anything. Have you paper and pencil ready. Monday’s FREE will focus on the power of
Victoria is an educational consultant, nationally recognized speaker. Her over 50 years in education has been focused on developing resilient self-reliant self-advocates who know how to tap into their innate ability to independently solve challenges.