Category Archives: Early Learners

The Gifted Learner

During infancy, the brain experiences a large amount of growth. There is an explosion of synapse formation between neurons during early brain development. This rapid period of synaptic growth plays a vital role in learning, memory formation, and adaptation early … Continue reading

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Anxious Children and Learning

Anxiety and depression are treatable, but 80 percent of kids with a diagnosable anxiety disorder are getting neither treatment nor accommodations, according to the Child Mind Institute Children’s Mental Health Report. Because anxiety is a normal response to stress factors, … Continue reading

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An Alternative: Academic Achievers Academy

In a perfect world, you send your child off to school and they return smiling, stimulated, curious, and capable. Because school is their job and they feel confident, accepted, and passionate about the work they are doing. As a parent, … Continue reading

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Building Confidence and Resiliency in Young Learners

The transition into kindergarten can be difficult. But ultimately, building a foundation of confidence and resiliency will equip children with the mindset, motivation, and capability to succeed in school. Continue reading

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At KinderPrep, Kids get Ready for Kindergarten

by Sonali Kohli LA Times Aug. 16, 2016 The summer school students plopped down on an orange mat and listened as teacher Elizabeth read aloud to them from a book. As she pointed out different animals, they took turns pinning the lion and polar bear pictures on a cork board. They had already gone through parts of a book  — front … Continue reading

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