The new year is upon us and with it comes new resolutions. Consider using this time as a learning opportunity to review with your child what they accomplished last year and what they hope to accomplish in 2017. Try these simple steps with your child for them to learn from last year.Read more >
Welcome to the most wonderful, and possibly stressful, time of the year! Holiday cheer can turn into holiday headaches without proper expectations and preparation for your child. Let us help you teach your child life lessons in a holiday setting.Read more >
During the Vendée Globe race, tens of thousands of people worldwide follow brave sailors (or skippers) as they navigate treacherous seas, outlast fierce storms and battle fatigue to reach their ultimate goal. Students in FasTracKids centers have been paying attention to one skipper in particular, and his name is Rich Wilson.Read more >
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Dr. Seuss, “I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!”
Goals determine what you’re going to be. – Julius Irving
Starting the new school year prepared can set the stage for success in the many months to come. A key to that preparedness is making sure that you have established clear goals for you and your children to strive towards throughout the year.Read more >
It’s that time of the year again, where your child’s summer schedule of long days spent playing outdoors with friends and family transforms into the classroom routine of school. This change in your young learner’s life doesn’t have to be met with distress when you make the transition fun.Read more >
Traveling with a child can either be an adventure filled with exciting new experiences or an endless set of challenges and obstacles. The goal for parents is to have more of the former than the latter while planning a trip.Read more >
What if the next generation could understand and learn from their counterparts around the world, without language barriers? That social phenomenon could help solve misunderstandings and cultural divides through a variety of communication channels. It all starts with children.Read more >
A recent publication by the non-profit organization Americans for the Arts entitled “Arts Education Navigator” documents two truths about arts in education.
The first truth detailed in the publication is about the great benefits that students receive if they have a high level of involvement in the Arts as part of their education.
In a recent speech made by the head of the United States central banking system, the importance of early childhood education’s effects on the economy came into focus.
Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve stated: “The research shows that effective educations lead to lower rates of poverty, higher lifetime earnings, and greater satisfaction on the job and at home. And specialists in economic development have identified educational attainment as a key source of economic growth and rising incomes in many countries around the world.”