Learning how to Learn

Learning how to Learn

By Jet Sichterman During this month’s Forum, Elize Burgess of Learning Plus informed us about the factors that contribute to learning, and how parents can support their child’s learning.  Among many things, Elize shared that learning is a unique process. A human brain...
Finding the most suitable school for your child in The Hague

Finding the most suitable school for your child in The Hague

By Jet Sichterman During our parent forum last Wednesday, educational consultant Annebet van Mameren shared her insights on the Dutch education system and what parents can do to find a suitable school in The Hague. It was an interesting and very informative...

Starting School in a New Language: Teacher tips

In my last post, I talked about what you can do as parents when your child is going to enter a school in a language that they do not yet understand. This time, my tips are for teachers who are teaching one or some children who do not yet speak the language of the...
Starting School in a New Language: Preparation

Starting School in a New Language: Preparation

By Jet Sichterman When a young child enters a school or school-like environment in a different language than the one(s) they speak at home with the family, the transition might be concerning for parents. Will my child be adjusting well? Will she be learning the...
Play & Education

Play & Education

By Jet Sichterman Before, in the blog ‘About Toys’ I already said it: play is one of the most important means of child development. Children learn and develop through their exploration of toys and games, their language, physical abilities, social skills, cultural...