If one of your loved ones never learned to read as a child, they're not alone. Approximately 44 million adults aren't able to read a bedtime story to their children. While this statistic is sad by itself, other statistics are even more depressing. 43% of adults with the lowest literacy skills live in poverty, and 72% of their children are likely to suffer from low literacy as well.
Fortunately, the good news is that it's never too late to improve literacy skills.
Recent preschool trends have focused primarily on academic performance, with many parents as well as teachers believing that play is a superfluous activity that should take a back seat to academics. However, play is actually an integral component of childhood development. Following are five reasons why play should be a regular part of your child's preschool experience.
1. Play Helps Children Learn Problem-Solving Skills
Interaction with other children in supervised play settings helps them develop important negotiation and problem-solving skills.
If your child has difficulty sharing his belongings items with other kids, do not feel too bad. Many little kids struggle to share their items with others. However, if you plan on enrolling your little one in preschool soon, it is a good idea to help him become more generous. Here are five helpful tips for teaching your child to share:
Set a Good Example
Whether you like it or not, your child likely emulates things you do.
If you are interested in working in or on a plane, you may be considering attending aviation school. However, the schools are not all the same. This is not to say that one school is better than another, but one school may be better suited for you, depending on what your needs are. Learning what factors differentiate schools from one another will help you know what to look for as you seek out a school.
Looking for a qualified electrician in Maine can be challenging, especially if you live in a rural area where services are scarce. Because small communities may not support more than one or two electricians, your choices may be limited. Knowing what to look for in credentials and experience makes choosing the appropriate electrician for the job easier. Here's a look at the designations assigned to those practicing as electricians in Maine.