Ways that I apply concepts my student learns at school is by questioning every aspect. I ask questions about percentages and and decimals at the store, I ask about government and law to relate to social studies and we read nightly together.
I ask everyday what he has learned in school for that day then I ask how he can apply that in day to day life.
Sometimes kids don't see the value in what they are currently learning.
I explain to him why he is learning a certain concept and how and when it can be applied.
For example I help to understand how math can help her with her financial future. Also Social Studies/History allows her to learn from the past of our ancestors. Art shows her how to look at things from others perspectives, which allows her to be more understanding.
I always look over my child Aleyah and I always see if any of her work refers to school and make sure that she is achieving good grades
Being a student at Coulwood, Righteous has become very good at independent thinking. Righteous has 2 working parents and has recently become a big brother. I'm very proud of his ability to think and resolve minor issues without the help of his father and I.
jacob uses math quite often in evryday life. Being very interested in sports, jacob can figure how many points someone is losing/winning.
Another ways is figuring what he wants for christmas using a budget amount. Especially when school is in session, jacob has to learn to budget his time wisely between play time and homework,
I apply the concepts by asking Ruth to demonstrate what was learned and try to implement that into one of her days.
Learn self-discipline, Respect others, Diversity. Growing in character.
I use the concepts he learns by making them into the here and now. Meaning: math = finances/budget, social studies = government/political issues, science = ebola outbreak/rocket blowing up, language arts = reading comprehension/context clues. Turning what he learns into an everyday situation.
With the recent mid term election we discussed the candidates that were running for Senate and what each candidate stood for. We also discussed the structure of government and how laws were passed and how they effect the various classes of people (low, middle, high).
Making sure that she gets her homework done and bring it to school each and everyday.
We apply some concepts of ancient times by asking my son if he would have some of the same techniques of learning in school like they were.
I sometimes ask her to think about what would happen if something did not happen in our history. I also try to explain to her how important it is to vote so she can understand when she is older.
My daughter is learning Spanish at school and I know this would help her down the road with the career she chooses. Employers are always looking for bi-lingual employees.
We apply math all the time.
At the dinner table a typical child doesn't like vegetables so we used math. She has to figure the percentage that we give them to eat.
In class 85% of the students had to turn in their reading log or they had homework.