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A Science Teacher Explains: What happens if the moon vanishes?

July 18, 2020 11:53:56 am

In about 50 billion years from now, will come the tipping point when the moon will reach an orbit farthest from us

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4 sensory bins to spark your toddler’s creativity

July 17, 2020 6:02:49 pm

Here are some ideas for different sensory bins that you can quickly put together and open up a world of wonder for your children!


Parenting for Creativity: Start with curiosity

July 16, 2020 6:54:50 pm

Does that mean you should entertain any question they ask? Not necessarily. You can do better than that

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This mom blogger is making home-learning easy for kids and their parents 

July 16, 2020 5:30:16 pm

On her blog 2monkeysandme, Shraddha come up with activities for kids. These are in line with the topics of the school, but are more practical in nature.

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Growing up, my short hair made me different: Kiran Bedi

July 13, 2020 6:15:06 pm

"I was different. I was not aggressive, I was not fighting, I was different. I had short hair, because I wanted to play tennis. At that time, girls only had long hair."

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Parenting during pandemic: Online courses launched in the US, UAE to help parents

July 13, 2020 1:00:01 pm

To help them navigate their time better in lockdown, parents are encouraged to take some courses online.

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Ritu Weds Chandni: Children are not born homophobic, says author Ameya Narvankar

July 6, 2020 11:04:53 am

Narvankar understands parents may have some apprehensions picking up a book on such a sensitive topic. But he hopes there will be a conversation between them and their kids.

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A science teacher explains: What is a virus? Nearly 1031 types exist on earth

July 5, 2020 8:25:21 pm

Predominantly, viruses are known as the cause of infection. Widespread events of disease and death like the 2014 outbreak of Ebola, the 2009 H1N1/swine flu global pandemic and now COVID 19 adds to this reputation.

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In US, paediatricians recommend that children return to schools

July 2, 2020 3:05:58 pm

The policies should include standard protocols of handwashing, disinfecting, use of outdoor space when possible, and the formation of small student groups, also known as 'cohorting', the AAP stated.

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Worried about your nursery-going child’s education in lockdown? Here’s what experts have to say

July 2, 2020 9:25:19 am

'When the pandemic started, and schools had to shift to online teaching, many of them misunderstood and tried to turn the physical school into a virtual school.'

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Art is the best way to make a child feel confident: Author Bulbul Sharma

June 29, 2020 9:43:35 am

Children are naturally very curious, but if we load them with too much information and bombard them with facts, they switch off, she says.

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76% kids are positive about their father’s role in academic success: Survey

June 26, 2020 6:02:42 pm

Almost half the kids who participated in the survey said that their fathers didn't use any online help, while approximately one-third of the total respondents spoke otherwise.

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Is your teen using social media? Here’s what you need to know

June 25, 2020 6:39:23 pm

'The next couple of times that you log on to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, just be aware of what little things that you do, can cause a huge impact on your future, and how it affects other people around you.'

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5 tips for parents navigating online learning with their kids

June 23, 2020 12:03:32 pm

Parents are suddenly facing a situation, where they are managing their work from home, taking care of housework as well as helping their children with their education.

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Want your kid to be interested in yoga? Read them these five books

June 21, 2020 6:27:53 pm

Today, on the occasion of International Yoga Day, it would be great if, as parents, you can get your kids to practice yoga.

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

June 18, 2020 7:01:59 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

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I saw a reflection of my anger in my son: Nandita Das on parental anger

June 18, 2020 4:58:29 pm

Das says when her son turned seven, he made her realise how anger escalates. And that it can come crashing down if hugs are exchanged.

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How parents can make storytelling come alive for kids

June 16, 2020 3:45:08 pm

Parents can make storytelling come alive also with the help of visuals, both pictures and videos.

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Should kids be sent back to schools? Three parents share their lockdown fears

June 14, 2020 4:30:21 pm

'We had to buy an extra phone for the kids to use for their classes!'

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Milton and the Invisible Coronavirus: A book that tells kids how to fight the illness

June 12, 2020 6:49:03 pm

In Denmark, the book is already being used in primary schools to alleviate concerns and explain the COVID-19 situation to young children.

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5 summer vacation activities to keep your child’s memory sharp

June 9, 2020 6:45:23 pm

Kids can stay sharp through helping parents with their errands. Planning a grocery shopping list on a budget is a fun way to practice math skills.

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Kids getting bored? Some interesting workshops to keep them busy this summer

June 7, 2020 4:45:09 pm

There are many different online activities and summer programmes for kids.

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A science teacher explains: Know the ozone, the safety net over our planet

June 5, 2020 4:57:38 pm

The “ozone hole” is the term commonly used for areas where the ozone layer gets damaged. Ozone layer damage is more like a lean patch than a hole.

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Is video calling not a part of screen time? Find out what an expert says

June 6, 2020 10:33:44 am

Video chatting is a two-way social interaction in which the child perceives the mood, tone, eye contact of the person with whom they are talking.

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A science teacher explains: Is the earth actually round in shape?

May 30, 2020 5:38:40 pm

Many would argue that given its ever-changing topography due to natural and man-made factors the earth is flawed and cannot be considered as round.