The Making of A Great Teacher Who Creates Effective Learning

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

5 Signs Of Helicopter Parenting

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

Nurturing Gratitude In Children: 4 Simple Ways!

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!

Developing a Feelings Vocabulary In Children: Introducing Fear, Anger & Love!

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!

5 Educational Practices That Affect Child Behaviour Adversely!

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!

Benefits Of ‘Doodling’ – Why Doodlers Are Smarter And Healthier?

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?

Benefits Of Music: How To Ensure Holistic Child Development!

Ever wondered why people still listen to Raag Hindustani, Alapana & Niraval? Why they cherish classics by Beethoven, Mozart, Bismillah Khan, or Ravi Shankar? Read on to get answers. Also discover how a structured music curriculum followed by K12 schools results in holistic child development.

Raising Bilingual Children: Taking Hindi and English To Play Schools

Early childhood is crucial for building structure, sounds, vocabulary, and functions of any language. Hence, the best time for early development of bilingualism. Read on to know why and how to teach your child two languages. Does your child hesitate in speaking English or Hindi? Does he/she mix up words while speaking or writing? Do … Continue reading Raising Bilingual Children: Taking Hindi and English To Play Schools