Ever wondered why schools give holiday homework to students for summer or winter break? Research shows that if students take a long break from any educational activity, it can be detrimental to their learning. Holidays keep young minds healthy and play a key role in cultivating cognitive abilities (e.g., divergent thinking- the ability to think … Continue reading Winter Activities For Students – 5 Meaningful Ways To Engage Kids During Winter Holidays
We may not realise but the effects of preschool education often surface decades later. Here’s an attempt at analysing why parents should choose a well-rounded, all-inclusive preschool learning programme for their children to succeed in higher education. Read on before you choose a school for your child's admission. What are the benefits of a preschool? … Continue reading 5 Benefits of Preschool Education – Why The Best K12 Schools Focus on the Early Years?
Why does my child want to play all the time? Should we let them, or not? How do I make children want to learn? We often wonder.
Ever wonder what's different about educators who become great or amazing for their students? Perhaps it's the way they connect with them. Here are 5 qualities beyond the curriculum and pedagogy that make a teacher great. If anyone is asked to describe a memory of their favorite teacher, we probably won't just hear about teaching skills. We're more … Continue reading The Making of A Great Teacher Who Creates Effective Learning
Does your child know that you would not let them fail, even if it means not taking risks? Does he/she need you always to even decide on what to play with? Do you do their school homework often? Does your child not get to take physical or mental risks? Are they afraid of putting their … Continue reading 5 Signs Of Helicopter Parenting
We thank people when they give us a gift or do us a favor and expect our little ones to do the same. But, is saying ‘thank you’ the same us expressing gratitude? Psychologists believe that gratitude isn't an action, but a strong positive emotion that comes from within. It’s being thankful and showing the … Continue reading Nurturing Gratitude In Children: 4 Simple Ways!
Fear. Anger. Passion. Curiosity. Happiness. Confusion. Amazement. Little children are made of big emotions because their action is a consequence of an underlying emotion. Parenting becomes easier when we learn how they’re feeling in different scenarios, and tweak our actions according to what’s best for them then. Sometimes, what we see as ‘bad behavior,’ or … Continue reading Developing a Feelings Vocabulary In Children: Introducing Fear, Anger & Love!
While some students are attuned to what teachers say inside the classroom, others may be impassive, hyperactive, slow responders, or mischief-makers disrupting class. Child behavior fluctuates remarkably within the same age group and environment, guided by good parenting, exposure, social interactions & academic practices. Since children spend a lot of time at school, did you … Continue reading 5 Educational Practices That Affect Child Behaviour Adversely!
Structured sport is an excellent medium to nurture life skills & healthy habits in children. Here's how we can develop critical skills through sports since early childhood.
Science says a doodler's brain is smarter, sharper & more creative. Curiosity got us to delve deeper into the thinking benefits of doodling-- as claimed by the Harvarders, and we found that it's a crucial part of the child development process. Read on to know why… At some point in life, we all have scribbled random things … Continue reading Benefits Of ‘Doodling’ – Why Doodlers Are Smarter And Healthier?