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How to teach kids financial literacy

February 25, 2021 12:17:50 pm

Though there are several programmes and courses available for kids to learn about money and business, typically these are not included in the regular curriculum of schools.

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Back to school: Parents and experts weigh in on creating safe offline learning for children  

February 23, 2021 9:59:30 am

While the thought of going back to school and having a physical reunion with friends and teachers is welcome, it becomes the primary responsibility of the school itself to create a safe environment for students, and to alleviate the fear of parents.

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A Science Teacher Explains: How do some animals see better at night?

February 21, 2021 5:16:05 pm

Not only do these animals have bigger eyes than humans, their pupils also tend to open wider than ours which help in letting in more light.

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Practical methods to teach your child for a good grip on pen or pencil

February 20, 2021 11:12:17 am

Many parents make a key mistake of not ensuring that their child holds the pencil correctly.

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Play-based learning for toddlers: Let kids explore the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of things

February 18, 2021 10:48:56 am

This method of hands-on-learning among kids is 'exploration-based-learning'.

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How to tackle ongoing challenges of online classes for students

February 5, 2021 5:27:08 pm

Attending online classes for over 10 months, with the possibility of this continuing for longer, has been difficult for students. It is important for family members and teachers to understand this

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A science teacher explains: Are cockroaches resistant to nuclear radiation?

January 24, 2021 7:52:15 pm

Extensive research has proved that roaches have a remarkable ability to endure radiations!

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The role of occupational therapy for children with learning disabilities

January 15, 2021 7:17:45 pm

Occupational therapy helps individuals optimise their performances in meaningful activities. For children, this would comprise school, play, and social interaction with friends

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How to spot and encourage your child’s talents

January 3, 2021 7:49:54 pm

Everything must happen age-appropriately. Jumping the line will never lead to the kind of success that measured and timely participation will

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Art Therapy: A medium to help kids deal with challenging emotions

January 2, 2021 5:14:26 pm

Art therapy provides a safe place for children to express their negative feelings and emotions. It can help improve a child’s mental, emotion, and physical well-being.

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What does your child learn in the formative years? Here are some answers

December 12, 2020 2:45:55 pm

Children learn more quickly between 0 to 8 years age of age. Preschoolers need exposure to several different ways to play and learn and plenty of chances to practice what they are learning. 

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This children’s author is talking about revenues and profits to create junior entrepreneurs

November 30, 2020 4:30:43 pm

'Entrepreneurship and startups have become a mainstream conversation today, which wasn’t the case a decade ago in India,' the author said.

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A science teacher explains: Rusting of the moon

November 28, 2020 2:43:53 pm

You read it right; our only natural satellite is rusting.

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Sesame Street Muppets are now educating young children in Hindi and Telugu

November 26, 2020 11:48:31 am

Sesame Workshop - India has launched new YouTube channels for Indian kids.

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‘Tinkle’ creator Subba Rao gets nostalgic on magazine’s 40th birthday, recalls famous characters and stories

November 15, 2020 4:38:53 pm

Kalia the Crow was the brainchild of Luis Fernandes. "We had our editorial office in Wodehouse Road in Colaba, in a 100-year-old mansion. A crow used to visit us every afternoon around lunchtime. It would remind us to put our pens down and take a break," Rao shared.

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Diwali DIY: Make a wrapped balloon lamp with your kids at home

November 14, 2020 5:45:08 pm

Despite the gloom, our children need a great rejuvenation from the current pandemic. It is time to think about all the things to do indoors with children this Diwali.

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

November 4, 2020 6:56:42 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

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Five ways to keep kids engaged and learning at home

November 3, 2020 6:03:42 pm

As parents, you can implement at least one of these strategies

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A science teacher explains: Even the sun flips

November 1, 2020 8:52:47 pm

Scientists have observed the sun’s activity cycle moves regularly from its most quiet period called solar minimum, when the number of sunspots are the least, to its most active period called solar maximum, which sees large numbers of sunspots

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10 tricks to boost memory in kids

October 28, 2020 5:56:07 pm

Children who struggle with memory often lag behind in the classroom. Such kids have a hard time registering information

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The many Dussehras of India: Celebrating other forms of Durga

October 24, 2020 12:37:44 pm

Navaratri chiefly celebrates Durga and Nava Durga. But people across the country also honour local or regional forms of the goddess, especially on Dussehra.

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The 7Cs of continued learning for children

October 18, 2020 6:14:07 pm

A child’s brain is known to be hungry of stimulation and the age appropriate exposure therefore, is the fundamental right of every child

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Mom and daughter’s podcast for kids: Recordings under the bed, meetings over ice-cream

October 14, 2020 11:36:54 am

'We are both podcast nerds!'

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A science teacher explains: Ozone, the earth’s invisible protective shield

October 11, 2020 6:10:48 pm

One of the effects of ozone depletion, which is not as discussed, is the weather change witnessed in the southern hemisphere due to shifting jet stream patterns

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‘Why do our kids need to learn coding, when we never did?’

October 7, 2020 4:30:33 pm

The answer lies in what kids actually learn with coding classes for kids – the ability to break down a problem in a structured form and use different faculties like arts, creativity, problem solving to design the solution

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