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Few Important Ways to Teach Children the Right Values18-Jan-2019

Parents are often keen to instil good values into their children including values of compassion, perseverance, self-discipline, dependability, kindness and respect. Doing so early will protect children from negative societal influences and build a strong foundation for them to become better citizens. In today's world, children are more influenced by distractions such as the Internet, television, movies, video games and music. They have a greater effect on children and in shaping their perspectives more than ever before. So, what should parents do? As per few experts, parents should be availablefor their children. Like talking to them about what is right and wrong and what constitutes good behaviour and what does not. Let's have a look at practical techniques that will help in instilling values in children: Read More...

How to Stay Focused?12-Jan-2019

Achieving goals is a tough task. It demands constant motivation. In a transpiring world, with numerous distractions than ever before — from non-stop web push notifications to constant texting — it can be harder to stay focussed and not give your best at that moment. Most often people struggle tostay focused, whether it's related to education, career, health or getting better at a hobby. However, at the end of the day, you wouldn’t want to be consumed with regret because you didn't follow through on something you really wanted,and you wouldn’t want to feel like you failed in achieving things that are important. If you are looking for ways to stay focused and achieve your goals, here are few tips: Read More...

Increasing Thinking Capacity11-Jan-2019

Once George Bernard, an Irish playwright and critic said, “Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.” From memorising math formulas and the periodic table of the elements to preparing for board and competitive exams, there are multiple situations in which cognitive function and focus are required. It allows you to get work done in a short span of time and come up with solutions that may not be possibleotherwise. However, there are different ways to improve your brain power, if you are willing to do the right things constantly fora longer period of time. Here are a few ways to improve your thinking capacity: Read More...

Best Ways to Increase General Knowledge of Children09-Jan-2019

One of the most common dilemmas that many parents have these days is: "My child is already preparing for both board and competitive exams. Should I burden him/her by teaching general knowledge as well?”. However, general knowledge is not a normal subject with a defined curriculum, and this is the time when it becomes precarious for many. Improving general knowledge is a slow and timely process. The amount of knowledge one obtains has a strong connection to other learning attributes like problem-solving, intelligence and open-mindedness. This is the reason general knowledge is used to measure competency during entrance tests. So, how can parents help children improve general knowledge early? Here are a few simple and effective habits to improve a child's general knowledge: Read More...

Importance of Physical Activity for Children07-Jan-2019

Success in all walks of life comes with time management. Most of thetime, it seems like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything that you need to accomplish. But if you want to achieve more than others in a shorter time, you must learn how to manage that time. Time management refers to how you organise and schedule time for various activities. There are various tools and techniques to help you get more done in less amount of time. Here are some time management tips that will help you manage and organise 24 hours in your day as efficiently as possible: Read More...

Developing Effective Time Management Skills05-Jan-2019

Success in all walks of life comes with time management. Most of thetime, it seems like there are not enough hours in the day to get everything that you need to accomplish. But if you want to achieve more than others in a shorter time, you must learn how to manage that time. Time management refers to how you organise and schedule time for various activities. There are various tools and techniques to help you get more done in less amount of time. Here are some time management tips that will help you manage and organise 24 hours in your day as efficiently as possible: Read More...

How to Develop Multitasking Skills?02-Jan-2019

Multitasking refers to a human’s ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time. Often, children multitask without even realising; studying for exams or working on projects. Effective multitasking is an exercise in brain and utilisation of the neural channels within. However, to successfully multitask, children need to balance tasks, avoid interruptions and concentrate on personal procrastination. Contrary to what many believe, multitasking is not just accomplishing two or multiple things at the same time but attempting to accomplish several things at once. This is accomplished by mentally going back and forth between two or more tasks so rapidly that it appears children are doing them simultaneously. Here are few techniques to multitask more efficiently: Read More...

How to Deal with Children Who Lie?31-Dec-2018

A sheepish look, not meeting your eye, sweaty palms and fidgeting. Did you instantly relate to this to the picture of your child? If you did, then you probably spent sleepless nights worrying about why your children lie to you. It’s highly common these days for children to lie about things ranging widely in magnitude. So, when do you suspect your children? As teenagers, they will lie about their feelings and fears. What should you do as parents? It isn’t possible to stop lying because it will inevitably happen again. Depending on the frequency of the lies and their intensity, take a call on what measures are to be taken. So, how do you put an end to lying or at least ensure it doesn’t cross a line? Here are a few ways to deal with it: Read More...

How to Cultivate Empathy in Children?29-Dec-2018

Surprisingly, "How to cultivate empathy in children?" is one of the most common questions asked by educators and parents. Empathy is the innate ability to know and feel for another person. It is one of the most powerful qualities that halts cruel and violent behaviour to treat people kindly.While parents and educators want children to be academically intelligent, it is delightful to figure out that most of them also want their children to value and comprehend other's opinion just as they value their own. It may not be easy to teach empathy to children, but it is never too late. Teaching children empathy will aid in the overall development and growth. Moreover, when children embrace their empathetic side, they will become more confident. Here are a few simple ways to teach empathy to your child: Read More...

Ethics in Education28-Dec-2018

Education is a fundamental process of human life and ethics has an important role in every individual’s life. The high school years shape up an individual and thus are the right time to inculcate good habits and values in children. Introducing ethics in education during these years has a very important and effective role on every child. Read More...