Etiquette Matters in Early Childhood

Children enjoy learning proper etiquette during one of the International Talent Academy’s programs. In the article “Helping Children With Manners,” the Child Development Institute discusses how important it is for children to learn about manners. The article stresses how essential it is for children to learn proper etiquette and social skills not only for the benefit of society but also for their own well-being as they grow older. Proper manners serve to enhance one’s own reputation while respecting the rights and feelings of others. Here is an overview of some of the tips provided by the Institute: Teach manners at home.

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Singing Is Important for Children

Children can benefit from the singing-based programs that the International Talent Academy offers. In Lin Marsh’s article, ”Why song and dance are essential for children’s development,” which appears on the British Council’s website, the importance of music-based education for the healthy development for children is discussed. Ms. Marsh specifically highlights the unexpected benefits that singing has for the development of young children, including:   Increased health (singing is an aerobic exercise) and reduced stress. Brain and emotional development. Enhanced bonding with others. Better moods and behavior.   If you are looking for a great way to introduce your child to

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Why Early Literacy Is Important

Literacy is one of many skills taught through the International Talent Academy’s liberal and performing arts-based educational programs. Saul Wagner discusses the numerous reasons to stress childhood literacy as early as preschool in “Early Literacy: Benefits of Early Reading Habits for Preschoolers.” Wagner discusses the many strengths that a young child can develop from early reading-based knowledge, including: Enhanced social and communication skills An early love of education and learning An understanding that reading is joyful Improved reading comprehension skills later in life An enriched understanding of life and the world we live in Development of real-world skills needed in

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The Benefits of Music Education

International Talent Academy students have fun while learning valuable life lessons through music education. In “6 Benefits Of Music Education In Early Childhood,” the Austin Children’s Academy discusses how arts education, including music-based classes, can be as beneficial to the development of young children as STEM education. Following are 6 benefits of music classes as highlighted in that article. Improved self-confidence Enhanced math skills Better teamwork capabilities and stronger disciplinary skills Focus and memory are stronger Language development is improved Improved hand-eye coordination and other fine motor skills   Learning to read music, joining a children’s music group or picking

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ITA Class Spotlight: Etiquette

 Etiquette classes are often times over-looked and forgotten in the school curriculum.  At ITA, we recognize the significant impact that good manners and proper etiquette can have on a child’s path in life. DID YOU KNOW? In ITA etiquette lessons, kids learn and practice impressive introduction skills & icebreakers,  phone & conversation etiquette, correct table setting & dining etiquette, discussions on tricky situations & how to solve social issues with grace and politeness and great ways to help & contribute to their family. 15 Manners Every Kid Should Know By Age 9 Manner #1 When asking for something, say “Please.” When

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Inside Look @ ITA: The Script Writing Process: Children Choose Their Own Adventure

Why Write Original Plays?  Imagine the heartbroken child who never gets the part they want or any part at all.  The child who is sitting in the dark auditorium watching their peers shine on stage while they are sitting off doing their homework waiting for the 5 minutes they actually get to perform.  Not a very encouraging image is it?   Now imagine the shy child, who is too soft spoken and shy to make new friends, will not raise their hand in class, and has been sent home with many letters from the teacher urging them to participate in class and

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Etiquette Matters in Early Childhood

Children enjoy learning proper etiquette during one of the International Talent Academy’s programs. In the article “Helping Children With Manners,” the Child Development Institute discusses how

Read More »
Articles

Singing Is Important for Children

Children can benefit from the singing-based programs that the International Talent Academy offers. In Lin Marsh’s article, ”Why song and dance are essential for children’s

Read More »
Articles

Why Early Literacy Is Important

Literacy is one of many skills taught through the International Talent Academy’s liberal and performing arts-based educational programs. Saul Wagner discusses the numerous reasons to

Read More »
Articles

The Benefits of Music Education

International Talent Academy students have fun while learning valuable life lessons through music education. In “6 Benefits Of Music Education In Early Childhood,” the Austin

Read More »
Articles

ITA Class Spotlight: Etiquette

 Etiquette classes are often times over-looked and forgotten in the school curriculum.  At ITA, we recognize the significant impact that good manners and proper etiquette

Read More »
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