Greater Atlanta Christian School Blog

These Books can Help Teach your Child Empathy

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Wed, Jun 24, 2020

We are raising our children in a world of connectivity. Today, more than ever, we are truly able to step into someone else's life through the Internet. As children begin to investigate the world around them, time and distance no longer impedes their ability to view other's perspectives and share thoughts and ideas. But the Internet is not the only place young people can gain exposure to the plights and hardships of others. They can do it through books too. Books that teach empathy can help children begin to formulate ways to make the world around them better. 

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Topics: reading, parenting, empathy

4 Tips on Keeping Kids Safe on Social Media

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Tue, Jun 23, 2020
Technology is a way of life now. Gone are the days when only a few kids at school had a cell phone, when children used the house landline to call their friends, and online social profiles didn't exist. Phones and computers are here to stay and social media is a part of our culture. Instead of forbidding social media, parents can start teaching their children to be technologically savvy and safe.
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Topics: parenting, Technology

4 Tips to Help your Child Maintain a Love of Learning

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Sat, May 16, 2020
For a parent, there is no greater pleasure than watching your child learn new things. While a school's purpose is to ensure children receive the education they need to be successful in life, parents play a role in preparing children outside the classroom as well. The best teachers inspire students to nurture their curiosity by creating an environment where learning is fun. Parents can do the same at home to instill a love of learning in their child that will last a lifetime. 
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Topics: parenting, parenting tips, love of learning

6 Screen-Free Ways to Unplug with your Family

Posted by Greater Atlanta Christian School on Mon, Mar 23, 2020
When it comes to instilling positive values in your children, one of the easiest ways is to set technology aside at least one night a week for a fun family activity. You can then focus on teaching your children to collaborate and engage in quality communication while forging a strong family bond. 

Here are six ways to unplug with your family to take advantage of screen-free time:

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Topics: parenting, Technology, parenting tips, screen-free time