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Tuesday, April 07, 2020

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Learner autonomy and other ways to empower the next generation

March 11, 2020 5:22 pm

Skills that were considered valuable 10 years ago are fast becoming obsolete or have substantially transformed.

Prepare your child for the fourth industrial revolution

November 05, 2019 3:51 pm

In the formative years, a child should be provided with an overall exposure to all facets of learning instead of restricting them to a box. A holistic education in science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) helps a child understand the importance of technology and the methods to use it judiciously.

Know your child's learning style and how to make the most of it

October 31, 2019 2:13 pm

A learning style is an individual's approach to absorbing and processing information, which mostly enters the brain through sight (visual), hearing (auditory) and touch (kinesthetic).

Study tips for students: Treat studies like a 9 to 5 job and more

October 29, 2019 8:26 am

When you truly understand a concept, memorisation naturally follows. Help kids try to understand the core of what they're learning and build upon that, versus memorising for each test and forgetting afterwards. This will also help them master the final exams.

The Gift of Choice: Why I homeschool my children

October 06, 2019 10:04 am

If a child questions, he is termed a rebel; if a citizen questions the government, he’s called an anti-national.

Science of learning: Maths to geography, how to make classroom education fun for kids

September 25, 2019 8:50 am

Children would retain a concept or a lesson if it is presented to them in a fun, exciting and novel way. Then that particular concept will be understood over everything else that their brain sees. Children will automatically store that information over all other sensory inputs.

Kids benefit from learning outside the classroom

August 27, 2019 9:58 am

In broad terms, learning outside the classroom includes multiple activities such as a visit to a museum, physical education or projects, adventure activities, environmental education and others. There are no boundaries when it comes to outdoor learning.

STEM learning can prepare your kids for real world challenges

August 22, 2019 8:21 am

STEM learning is skill-based and very hands-on as they require children to use their hands to gain specific kind of knowledge and develop particular skills. Woodcraft, CPR, saving local wildlife, coding, etc, are skills which stay with students for life and can be used by them during their education as well as later in life.

Design thinking in children starts with empathy

August 08, 2019 6:00 pm

Outside the home, the process of design thinking must begin as early as kindergarten, encouraging children to question and find solutions to their everyday problems.

How augmented reality can help early learners

August 07, 2019 2:06 pm

Augmented reality for pre-primary education chiefly focus on helping children familiarise and associate themselves with real-life situations that are otherwise not possible to recreate within the four walls of the classroom.