How You Can Encourage Boys To Love Learning At Home

Instilling a love of learning in your son is one of the greatest things you can do for him.  Some children gravitate towards learning, seemingly having a natural passion for new knowledge. But that’s not the case with every child, especially as they get older.   As a parent,  you can foster a love of learning […]

How To Encourage Reluctant Boy Readers

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Got a reluctant reader?  You’re not alone. Many boys are reluctant readers. Forcing boys to read — or fighting with them about their reading habits — can backfire. Try these strategies to help your son appreciate the wonderful world of reading (and all the benefits that some with it.) Image via Unsplash Look for novels […]

Five Skills Boys Can Gain from Online Dancing Programs

As the world becomes more digitalized, schools encourage students to try new activities such as coding and dancing online. Yes — kids really can learn to dance online (have you ever seen TikTok?) — and yes, boys can dance. Here’s a list of five skills boys may gain from online dancing programs: 1. Creativity Dancing online […]

Improving Your Son’s Literacy Skills, Step By Step

Literacy skills are inextricably linked to success in the modern world. Pexels – CC0 License But boy’s literacy rates in schools are falling in comparison to the literacy rates of girls. The fact that girls’ literacy skills are climbing is FANTASTIC! What’s not fantastic is the fact that boys aren’t keeping up. Globally, boys are […]

How Are Boys’ Learning Styles Different From Girls’?

How much do you know about boys’ learning styles? In order to teach boys effectively, it’s important to understand how they learn. Some say the best way to help underachieving boys is to treat them like girls and take the same approach to teaching them, but that’s the last thing you want to do because […]

The Role of Parents in the IEP Process

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Many parents are unsure about their role in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) procedure and what they can contribute to the process. It’s important to remember that while they may not be well-versed in special education law, they are the foremost expert on their child. To play a key role in the development, monitoring, and […]

Bookworm: Encouraging Your Son To Embrace Reading

(Image Source) Can you turn a boy into a bookworm?  Yes – and no. Some boys are natural readers. Others need a bit (OK, a lot!) more encouragement and persuasion. Reading may never be your son’s preferred activity, but there’s a lot you can do to reduce his reluctance to read and help him find […]

The Gender Reading Gap: Why Boys Underperform In Reading & What Can You Do About It

The gender reading gap is real. Studies show that girls outperform boys in reading and literacy skills in almost all countries and it’s far more likely for boys to leave school unable to read. If you have boys, it’s important that you give them extra support. Having poor reading skills will negatively impact their life […]

Strategies for When Your Teen Son Hates School

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Pexels – CCO Licence What do you do with a teen son who hates school? First: Know you’re not alone. One of the biggest challenges many parents of teen boys face is the school issue. Although many teens can hate school for many reasons, it does seem to be a bit more common with boys, and […]

How To Encourage Learning In Your Household

You want what’s best for your boys. You want to set them up with all the life skills they’ll need to go out into the big wide world. Start at home.  It’s easier to encourage learning and curiosity than you may think! Here are some helpful tips to encourage learning within your household: Ensure They’re […]