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Tips to Imbibe Decision-Making Skills in Children30-Nov-2018

Acquiring decision-making skills at the right age can help children become productive and successful in life. The transition from childhood to adulthood is easier and smooth with good decision-making skills. It allows children to comprehend valuable life lessons and find solutions to conflicts, while enhancing logical thinking and problem-solving. Decision-making is a key skill children need to develop early in life. It is the process of carefully weighing the pros and cons of a certain circumstance and then arriving at a conclusion based on the same. Success in their academics and relationships depend on decision-making skills. Here are some of the techniques to enhance decision-making skills among children: Read More...

Tips to Master a New Language28-Nov-2018

Multilingualism is a great skill to possess which helps globally. Learning an additional language can make children more competitive in the job market and science has proved that bilingualism will improve one's brain while holding back conditions like dementia and Alzheimer's. Learning a new language can yield economic benefits and present various other opportunities such as the ability to travel widely, acquire new knowledge, earn a livelihood, communicate with local people etc. Though there are several advantages, it is also a reality that learning and mastering a foreign language requires hard work and determination. Here are few tips from experts on how to master a language. Read More...

The Importance of Teaching Children Outside the Classroom26-Nov-2018

Teaching outside the classroom consists of environmental education, outdoor play, adventurous activities and social development. Providing children with high-quality learning activities, beyond the walls of the classroom, is vital for varied experiences. Experience outside the classroom enhances learning by providing children with opportunities to practice skills of value, inquiry and problem-solving in all the situations. However, taking children outside the classroom requires careful planning of the learning activities. The results from outdoor learning can be instantaneous as well as active. Here are some additional benefitsof teaching outside the classroom: Read More...

Benefits of Volunteering: Why your Child Should Volunteer?26-Nov-2018

Volunteerism has become a global movement in most educational institutions. It helpsconnect individuals across to bring a difference and make the world a better place for everyone. Volunteering, as an initiative, has not only become global but is also more inclusive. Individualswith a vision to contribute including elders, teenagers and children, canalso find a niche to volunteer and be a part of the change. Volunteering is a collaborative initiative where the volunteer learns and teaches simultaneously. It helps in working on oneself and also motivates them to build a better society altogether. Here are someof the additional benefits: Read More...

Advantages of Collaborative Teaching and Learning for Children20-Nov-2018

Collaborative learning is an innovative teaching method where children work in groups to solve a problem, understand a concept, and create a product. It creates an environment where children learn to cooperate by exchanging ideas and taking diverse roles. In this setting, children learn through collaborative writing, group projects, discussions, problem-solving, study groups and other productive activities. There are several advantages of collaborative learning which can be categorised into academic, social and psychological advantages. Below listed are some of the benefits. Read More...

Life Lessons from Rahul Dravid19-Nov-2018

Rahul Dravid, the former Indian skipper, also popularly hailed as 'The Wall' has left fans worldwide with many staggering memories. While there are a lot of players in world cricket who are commended historically, the adoration for Rahul Dravid goes beyond boundaries. His cricketing career,both as one of the world's top batsman and as a coach post retirement,holds numerous valuesfor us to take away. Dravid is admired by millions for his integrity and behaviour, both on and off the field. Here are a few life lessons from the legend himself: Read More...

Strategies for Building a Positive and Productive Learning Environment15-Nov-2018

Cultivating a positive and productive learning environment in educational institutions is vital for the academic, emotional and social success of children. Such an environment must be cultivated from the grassroots since many components are involved in establishing it. Educational institutions must offer a safe environment and ensurean authentic respect and trust between peers. However, teachers must also encourage risk-taking nature for the holistic development of a child. Here are a few positive action strategies teachers and parents can use to establish a positive and productive learning environment for children. Read More...

Tips to Curb the Smartphone Addiction06-Nov-2018

How much time do your children spend using smartphones on an average and what are its effects? According to a study, most young adults (ages 18-33), are addicted to excessive usage of gadgets which may lead to obesity, sleep disorders, lack of concentration, memory problems, stress, anxiety, and other hazardous physical and psychological ailments. So, how do we prevent our children from overusing their smartphones? Read More...

How Can Teachers Help Anxious Children?02-Nov-2018

Various studies have helped establish the severity and ubiquity of depression and anxiety in children. The most common trigger of anxiety in children is stress. It can arise in various scenarios — starting from the confines of a child’s home to the outside world. Children with anxiety issues often suffer from insomnia, irrational fears, paranoia, and other underlying symptoms. Additionally, extreme irritability could be one of the reasons for anxiety in children. How to cope with an anxious child? Here are a few simple strategies: Read More...