Can children communicate without devices? How has the integration of technology affected the socialization of youth?
Teachers and school districts nationwide are doing their best to clean up the mess of the past 3 years. This will not be a simple process. Important decisions need to be made as states consider which interventions and programs to implement in order to make up the learning losses.
There seems to be plenty of resources and information available to students planning to attend college, but where do students who have alternate plans turn? There aren’t academic advisors for those not following the traditional route in most public schools. How do we set those students up for success? In today’s post, we will discuss ways you can help support students to discover the path that is right for them.
But how do children learn to appropriately and confidently engage in social interactions when they miss out on chances to play with peers or aren’t allowed to go out into the community? How do adults maintain those skills when not offered opportunities for socialization?
It is usually expected that young adults automatically attend college the fall after completing high school. But this brings up an important question: Is college the only option for young adults after high school?
Student retention and standardized testing. These are two of the most controversial topics within education. Did you know they actually go hand in hand?
Does a college diploma put young adults ahead of the pack, or does the debilitating student debt put them farther behind?
” … As adults, this is a relatively short period of our lives; but for young children who have been born in the last few years, this is all they know. These are some of the most crucial years in a child’s overall development. This leads us to wonder: Has the pandemic impacted the speech and language development of young children?”
Amanda Unrau Hello! My name is Amanda. I am a speech pathologist by day, and a freelance writer during the in between times. As a self-proclaimed nerd, I truly enjoy…
As we discuss students’ futures with them, let’s ask ourselves, is college the main or only option we should be presenting? As parents and educators, we all truly desire to help our students and children succeed. This “success” may not be in the traditional sense. We need to consider and evaluate what is actually best for each child, and that will likely look different for each individual.