Metacognition


Parents are partners in education

It can be easy to think that we send our children to school to learn, and that we don’t need to focus on educating them at home. Vinnie Reynolds said, “Parents as partners in education are critical to learning, especially before they even start school. The foundation we give them at home helps them to grow and progress on a much faster trajectory when they get into school.” The focus on education at home will help our children to have a foundation for learning so that they are able to assimilate the information they learn in school, and have a desire to keep learning.

This foundation for learning has a lot to do with how we talk to our children. We want them not only to think, but to think about thinking. This method of analyzing, or being aware of their thought process is c