Learning about Language Learning Theory
What is language learning theory in relation to second-language acquisition?
To answer those wondering what language learning theory is, it’s a process examining how humans learn a language, with their inborn mechanism and with some external factors. Despite over 60 years of research into language learning theory of children, it’s still a myst . . .
Being a Jewish American Parent
A peek into the contemporary Jewish American world of parenting
Mass migration of Jews to America happened between the late 19th century and the early 20th century. Most Jewish American parents in the United States today are 5th-, 4th-, and 3rd-generation descendants of these immigrant families. Unlike their parents who adhered to a strict parenting style . . .
Parenting Stories from the Hebrew Scriptures
Consider these parenting tips that are present in the original Hebrew scriptures
Raising kids is a tough task. Parents often seek advice from various people and sources, but religious scriptures would be their last option. Hebrew scriptures in English offer some useful parenting tips that may help guide kids to become confi . . .
Reading Exercises You Can Do with Your Kids
Want to increase the love for reading among kids? Try these reading activities for kids
Unquestionably, reading skills lay out the cornerstone of a child’s success in school as well as in the later years of life. Instilling the love of reading can be immensely significant to children’s emotional development and language skills. While children often str . . .
4 Effective Parenting Styles You Need to Know
Find out if you are using these effective parenting styles
Parents raise their children in different ways. Parenting styles usually differ in four areas: communication, discipline style, expectations, and nurturance. Diana Baumrind, a developmental psychologist, identified in her 1967 research the different parenting styles—authoritative parenting, autho . . .