Why So Shy…or Reserved?
by Stephanie Frank I am helping a student with her math homework after school. She loves math, but in class they have been doing group projects and presentations. “Please participate. Raise your hand. Share your thoughts,” her teacher always tells her. But instead of delving into the conversations of the class, she slouches down and […]
Cultivating Social & Emotional Skills
by Stephanie Frank Just as we feed our children each day to develop physical health and read to encourage academic success, as parents, we also must nurture social and emotional skills – the ‘soft skills’ that one day will help a child navigate a confrontational situation at work or survive his or her first break-up. […]