Homework can be a reason for stress for both children and their parents. It can be especially challenging for children to get motivated to do homework when they have other activities or responsibilities that they would rather be doing. However, homework is an important part of a child’s education and can help them develop important skills such as time management, independent learning, and problem-solving.[Read more…]
What appeared like a smooth autopilot mode during the 2020 academic year entered sudden turbulence with the pandemic playing havoc for nearly 2 consecutive years. Children underwent a quick switch to online education to not lose track of learning. But like every unplanned event, this transition also has its after-effects showing up in students, especially teens.
Let’s look at the impacts of online learning on teens.[Read more…]
Did you know that kids who read 20 minutes a day are likely to score better than 90% of their peers on tests and have exposure to 2 million words per year?
Reading out stories to your children sparks creative imagination. Primarily your narration creates a mood, and secondly, it builds curiosity in your child’s mind to find out what comes next.[Read more…]
How many of you feel your children love their school? To a great extent, many of them love their teachers before they like their books or subjects. As parents, when you positively reinforce the importance of learning, the child starts enjoying the process of learning.[Read more…]
In India, we earn money as part of our festivals and celebrations. For example, In Kerala, the festival of Vishu is one where elders give children money as a token of prosperity for the coming year. This perk becomes a fair big amount by the end of the festivity to realise their desires. It could be a toy or a dress. Don’t you think it is a meaningful gesture that teaches children to wait and accumulate wealth to buy things for themselves or their loved ones?[Read more…]
Every child has an adult hidden inside him or her. An adult who wants to be independent, make decisions on his own, drive a car, work in good company, enjoy weekends with friends etc. It’s just that children don’t know where, when and how to start.[Read more…]
“Study well! Only then will you get a good job when you grow up”. How often did your parents say this to you? And how many of you are still saying this to your children?
Children are a universe of knowledge by themselves. As adults, it’s delightful to come across surprising insights from your young ones when you least expect it. Well, it can be tricky to keep them on the right path.How can you help your children avoid the pressure and unhealthy escape mechanisms? With simple changes in your approach, you can be their best motivators and role models.[Read more…]
Getting good scores in exams is an indication of one aspect of a child’s learning abilities. Some children manage all A grades by understanding concepts well whereas, some just by rote learning. If your child is consistently scoring below average grades you should step in to understand and help. Here are some tips for you to handle a bad grades scenario at home.[Read more…]
1-2 ta da, da.. 3-4 ta da, da.. 5-6 ta da, daaaa.. Even the words “let’s dance” could get your little one jumping and moving all over the place. Dancing and moving to a rhythm is like second nature to kids. It is not only the most fun activity for your buttercups but is also a great way to keep them fit.[Read more…]
Homework.. the word itself could make your little ones crying, running away or come up with the most interesting excuses. But lets just accept the fact that as kids we also hated sitting down and finishing homework. Didn’t it feel like time just paused while doing homework? Well, if we had all these feelings for homework, expecting our cute munchkins to sit and getting the work done isn’t fair.[Read more…]