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Why parents should stop obsessing over their child's academic learnings

November 04, 2020 6:56 pm

As a parent living in the 21st century, it is time to let go of all the social constructs that dictate the success and failure of an individual through academic learning

Stress of online classes: How parents can help kids to cope

June 18, 2020 7:01 pm

Due to stress, parents might start noticing behavioural changes in their children such as excessive arguments, refusals, opposition, defiance, or withdrawal, and it is not unusual for some kids to fall further behind

What is unschooling? An educator and mom explains

May 05, 2020 4:25 pm

The first rule of unschooling is that there is no rule at all. “In unschooling, we don’t teach anything. Children learn through the course of living life, or when they are interested in a particular concept or topic,” explains Sharmila Govande. 

Lessons in kindness: There’s so much more to education than literacy

April 27, 2020 5:16 pm

How the adults behave will be exactly what the children of the house emulate. A little kindness towards each other will go a long way.

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.