Honey Bear Blog

Welcome to the Honey Bear Blog! Our private preschool was established in 1967 in San Diego and has become both a resource and an institution of excellence.  Our teachers and staff have been working with children for many years and here, in our blog, we are going to share with you the latest research on child rearing, preschool education, the development of preschool social skills preschool “academics”, kindergarten readiness and cognitive development.

Why is reading so difficult?

Monday, September 19th, 2016
Now is a good time to talk about preschool reading. The first thing we need to understand is that even now, with many sophisticated brain scanning devices, there are many mysteries to reading. That said, we have learned a great deal in the past 30...

For Children Learning to Read, Not All Letters Are Equal

Friday, October 9th, 2015
The Alphabet Song If you don’t take your child’s reading and literacy VERY seriously and work on it consistently, by the time they enter school they may be so FAR behind as to never catch up!  That’s why we say here at Honey Bear; “Education:...

It’s a Family Affair: Reading Out Loud

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
Connecting the dots – what we know about the developing brain and reading aloud. It’s tough to look inside the brain of a child. But sophisticated brain imaging techniques are starting to give us some ideas about brain development. And there is no doubt that...
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