Homework Ground Rules for Nannies and Au Pairs

Rules and Routines Make Children Feel Safe By Angela Norton Tyler, author of Tutor Your Child to Reading Success Children like knowing what is expected of them and what is going to happen next. They also like knowing that they can count on the adults in their lives to lovingly enforce those rules and stick […]

Setting a Homework Routine

Routines Help Kids Succeed If your school-aged charges haven’t started school yet, they will tomorrow. In the September 2010 Be the Best Nanny Newsletter we discuss how nannies and au pairs act as tutors helping children with homework and school work. We discussed multiple intelligences and how each person has a different learning style. This […]

How Do You Help Kids with Homework?

The Important Role Nannies and Au Pairs Play in Helping Children with School Work School has already started for a few kids in the nation and is about to start for others. Nannies and au pairs are crucial in helping children do school work. Studies by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) show that the […]

Nannies and Au Pairs Should Help Children Create a Homework Schedule

Having a regular routine and schedule each school day helps children achieve well in school. Last week we started discussing how vital it is for nannies and au pairs to help childen with homework. Having a regular routine and schedule each school day helps children achieve well in school. The Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL), […]

Nanny and Au Pair / Student Homework Contract

The Homework Contract Kids are back in school and nannies and au pairs can help children complete their school assignments before the parents arrive home from work each weeknight. Developing a homework schedule is vital to homework success. After having a healthy snack and a few minutes to relax and tell you about their day, […]

Nannies and Au Pairs are Homework Helpers

Tutoring and helping children with schoolwork. Studies by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) show that the defining factor in having academically successful children of parents that work outside the home is the household help that they hire. The NAS studies show that families that hire great childcare providers are in a stronger position to […]

Nannies and Au Pairs Should Play Kiddie College to Teach Kids About School

All kids like to play school. All chidlren learn through play. Since little kids already love playing school, playing school with children is an effective, non-threatening way to prepare them for a new school year or a way to learn about how they feel about their new school. Nannies and au pairs should play Kiddie […]