How do we build character at a learning center?

Dear teachers, At an after school learning center, finding time to cultivate the students’ characters can be a luxury.  However, we cannot deny the fact that our classrooms also provide a social structure that the child encounters and an excellent opportunity for character-building. Classroom is not just about learning concepts; it is also a place where a foundation can be Read More …

Does My Child Have What it Takes to Succeed? (Experimenting with the Marshmallow Test on My Kids)

I walked away from the table looking at Estelle and Ian, only to see their eyes glued to the plates in front of them. I had placed one large marshmallow in front of Ian and one piece of Hershey’s chocolate in front of Estelle. Then, I instructed them, “You can eat this one marshmallow now, but if you can wait Read More …