Nowadays, teaching children how to read can take many forms. High-quality, one-on-one education via parents, teachers or tutors can be supplemented, for example, with a wide variety of useful multimedia. Many theories exist about what works best for teaching children to read, so if you’re not sure if multimedia is right for your child, consult with his or her teacher or a local librarian for direction.
Here are a few multimedia options designed to support children’s reading instruction:
As we grow older, our needs in life change, including for the kind of life insurance we may need. Many people associate age as an indicator of coverage needs, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Rather than age, the need for how much and what kind of life insurance protection is dictated more by one’s stage in life.
Are you considering investing in a life insurance policy?
Here are some stages in life that you should take into consideration when deciding when to buy life insurance:
We know how important life insurance is, and yet more than 40 percent of Americans have no life insurance coverage of any kind, according to the 2015 Insurance Barometer Study by Life Happens and LIMRA.
Why is life insurance so important? Why might you need it? Could you face greater risk NOT buying life insurance than budgeting for it?
Here’s a list of the top five benefits of whole life insurance:
There’s no doubt that the Internet, when in the wrong hands, can become a scary place where not everyone has the best of intentions. Today more than ever, teens and younger children need to learn not only how to handle strangers face-to-face, but also how to protect themselves from strangers on the Internet.
According to a recent study from the Pew Research Center, 92 percent of teens report going online daily. Yet, a child sometimes doesn’t even have to communicate with a stranger directly in order to give information that could be harmful.
Strep throat can be a very painful and contagious infection. While anyone can catch strep throat, it is most common among school-age children and teens between the ages of 5 and 15 years old, as the bacteria that causes strep throat spreads most often during the school year when large groups of children are in close quarters, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
How can you tell if your child has strep throat or is simply suffering from a sore throat? The CDC recommends checking for these common strep throat symptoms in children: