"Film pedagogy is the most effective and influential educational medium because it's a combination of audio-visual storytelling and entertainment that reaches them at an emotional level. Parents need to expose their kids to more meaningful content than just recreational games on their iPads."
The book I'm Very Ferris — A Child's Story about In Vitro Fertilisation initiates a discussion about IVF and makes it relatable through the eyes of a child. Ferris takes you to his little world and its adventures and how he finally came to be.
International Day of Disabled Persons 2019: Read this story in rhyme by Salil Chaturvedi with your child to talk to them about disability and instill the values of inclusivity and empathy in them.
Here are few techniques to teach correct body language, gain confidence and overcome a distorted body image in your children. The Idea is to work more on the posture.
With the help of graphology, parents can understand their children in a better manner and be aware of their strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, skills, thought process, health and how the world is influencing them.
The approach should be to encourage their child to work on their positive self-image. Parents and teachers need to understand that every child in this world is blessed with intelligence, and some special qualities.
From a tale about a confused cat to amazing inventions in the field of medicine, here's what children's books released in November 2019 have in store for kids.
Education has to be approached in a healthy, engaging, and fun manner for children, and they need to genuinely love the learning experience in order to attain actual understanding of the subject matter.
With the advancement of technology on the one hand and threats to child safety on the other, data security is given the highest priority.
Some people are born leaders, but some must develop the skill set required to thrive as a leader. Here are some fundamental steps you can focus on to develop and sharpen your children's leadership skills.
Start by introducing to your child the general concepts of time — morning, afternoon, evening and night. Talk about the activities associated with these hours of the day, like having breakfast in the morning or sleeping at night.
An NRI parent's four-year-old daughter living in Chicago, Illinois, was reading one such book on a Disney princess when she asked a simple question, "Why is there no Disney Princess from India?" Here's what the mother did.
Jawaharlal Nehru birth anniversary: Nehru doesn't trouble himself with dates, but connects past with present by informing Indira that the sage Bharadwaj's ashram existed not too far from their home at Anand Bhawan. Along with the glimpses of history, you receive glimpses of his vision for the new country.
Children's Day 2019 Speech: Children's Day speech would be a great opportunity to emphasise on issues affecting children today, from education to physical and mental health, and how each can be improved to ensure a better future.
There are several art therapy activities and creative ideas to give special children an outlet. Occupational therapy incorporates these activities as per individual needs. Art therapy has proven to bring children with special needs great happiness and build their self-esteem.
The biggest challenge for young kids in terms of cursive writing is of course, shaping, or shall we say, drawing the letters. Even if they are able to write non-cursive, since these are free-standing, individual 'drawings' to be made, the moment they have to write in a continuous flow, young hands find this hard to coordinate.
From stories of inspirational women to tales from mythology, here is a range of books to choose from for your kids.
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).
"The trolls that this book specifically highlights are online bullies. While they are often nameless/faceless avatars, trolls can also be classmates, co-workers, people in the community. It’s really anyone who is trying to make you feel bad just because."
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.