Connect in Meaningful Ways

Stay Involved…

As a parent, you will probably be your child's most important teacher, so learning together is essential.  Research suggests that when parents are involved in their child's education they increase his/her self-esteem, motivation and achievement rates - this holds true for all grade levels ...

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Stay Involved…

Explore With Your Kids

Nurture Curiosity

One of the most important ways to help your child become a lifelong learner, is to nurture his or her curiosity. Waltah says:  "Our natural curiosity helps us to develop our imagination, problem solving and creative thinking parts of our brain.  To expand our creativity, we ...

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Nurture Curiosity

Education & Efficacy

Understanding Self-Efficacy

Self-efficacy is a key aspect of human functioning because it has a direct affect upon an individual’s behavior, goals, aspirations, outcome expectations, emotional propensity and view of environmental barriers and/or opportunities (Bandura, 1997). According to Zimmerman & Cleary (2006), “…children ...

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Understanding Self-Efficacy

Live

Live Aloha

Lucky we live Hawai'i!  The culture, lifestyle and people are among the many reasons why ...

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LAUGH

Laughter: A Sign of Learning

Kimo and I have a great time together.  We find ourselves laughing a lot ...

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Learn

Teaching Your Children

As a parent, you will play many roles as you guide your child through ...

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