What My Five-Year-Old is Learning? (Part 2)

Continued from the last post… I feel the pressure because there are so many things for him to learn, and there is so little time for me to teach him. Learn to write, spell, count, doing additions and subtractions, read the Peter & Jane books, read the Basic Chinese 500 books, read assorted story books, learn the phonics, learn to tell time, learn to draw, and the list goes on.…

What a Five-Year-Old Should Be Learning? (Part 1)

Recently, I’ve been frantically researching about what a five-year-old should be learning and whether our boy is “on track” and knows everything that he should. The pressure came after I read numerous posts on Facebook from mothers about what their kids are learning and have achieved. One mom posted that his son can count up to 100. Another mom posted about the spelling (in both Chinese and English) that her…