Self-Directed Learning & Multiple Intelligence

Have you heard of “Self Directed Learning” and “Multiple intelligence (MI)?” As these represent the current trend in education, let’s find out what they are. The concept of Multiple Intelligences was first formulated by Howard Gardner in his 1983 book, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Whereas linguistic and logical-mathematical intelligences are centrally […]

Tips for Reluctant Readers

Many parents desire for their children to be avid readers and to love reading. In some cases, this love of reading comes naturally and effortlessly. For others, reading can be a struggle and the process can be laborious. When students have a difficult time with the learning-to-read process, the activity itself becomes unenjoyable and students quickly lose […]

Common Core Standardized Testing

Several years have passed after the implementation of the Common Core State Standards (Common Core) in the K-12 public school system, and now the Common Core aligned assessments are rolling out in more than twenty states across the U.S. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states […]