Category: Parents

The Surprising Correlation Between English Skills and Success in STEM

The Surprising Correlation Between English Skills and Success in STEM

When your child’s goal is to succeed in STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering and Management) careers in the future, they might not pay a lot of attention to developing skills they associate with humanities. Like English Language skills. But who can...

August 6, 2020
The Shocking Truth about Children Who Read Science Fiction

The Shocking Truth about Children Who Read Science Fiction

Science fiction has more benefits than you think. Here's what the literature purists don't want you to know about kids who read science fiction.

July 21, 2020
The 15 Minute Reading Magic: Elevate your Child's Reading

The 15 Minute Reading Magic: Elevate your Child’s Reading

Reading for 15 minutes a day may be the differentiating factor between a successful student and a struggling student. But why 15 minutes? Shouldn’t any amount of reading each day be enough? Before we can answer this question, we need...

July 10, 2020

Help Your Child Do Better in Grammar In Just 30 Minutes Everyday!

As a parent or a tutor, you may think that teaching English grammar is all about learning certain rules by heart, knowing exceptions to these grammar rules, and practicing them extensively.   At Talentnook, we’ve worked with hundreds of students on improving their...

July 6, 2020

Quarantine Booklist 2020: The Best Books to Read With Your Kids This Summer

Ready for a quarantine booklist for your family book club this summer? With online classes for school ending all around the country soon, parents are worried about how they will manage to keep their kids entertained and engaged in healthy...

June 25, 2020
Tired of Homeschooling? Here's How to Beat the Burn-out

Tired of Homeschooling? Here’s How to Beat the Burn-out

The sudden switch from the everyday hustle and bustle of life to a lockdown has brought many tedious and unwelcome changes for parents and kids alike. Parents have been juggling working from home and managing their kids with little to...

June 20, 2020

How To Talk to Your Kid About Racism

These are tough times. Right now, as we speak, the internet is drilling your kid’s heads with posts on racism and unrest, from everywhere. It is an unsettling reality. But one we can no longer avoid. As a responsible parent,...

June 10, 2020
5 Best Online Writing Courses For Your Homeschooler This Summer

5 Best Online Writing Courses For Homeschoolers This Summer

Children want to write. They want to write the first day they attend school. This is no accident. Before they went to school, they marked up walls, pavements, newspapers with crayons, chalk, pens, or pencils…anything that makes a mark. The...

June 5, 2020
Why Children Should Learn Music During Quarantine

Why Children Should Learn Music During Quarantine

The Covid19 pandemic and the consequent quarantine has given everybody the kind of free time we haven’t had in years. A great way to help your children use this time is help them harness their energies into building a new skill...

May 14, 2020