Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Teaching children how to communicate effectively

September is rapidly coming to a close, marking the end of "Good Manners Month." The concept of "good manners" seems to focus on proper eating skills, how to have a bit of decorum, and perhaps learning a "please" and "thank-you" along the way. These are all great skills for children to posses and will serve them well in life. However, an aspect of good manners that will really get children far in the world is teaching them about the power of words and the ideas their words can convey to others (to read more, please stop by here)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The picture of the little girl in your Examiner column is SO PRECIOUS. Did you hire a model for the photo?

Uncle Peanut