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9 Tips that Fulfil your Parenting Needs! - Part 3

9 Tips that Fulfil your Parenting Needs! – Part 3
Posted on: October 19, 2019

You may, as a parent, expect kids to do everything simply because “say so”, but that is not it. If we don’t want our kids to wonder about our values and motives and think we are biased, if have to take time to explain certain things to them…

9 Tips that Fulfil your Parenting Needs! - Part 2

9 Tips that Fulfil your Parenting Needs! – Part 2
Posted on: October 4, 2019

It is not surprising or hard to understand that finding quality time to spend with family is one of those “very difficult things in life to make time for”, while simpler agendas like having a meal together as family is itself often difficult for parents and kids…

Mealtime Discipline for Kids - Part 2

Mealtime Discipline for Kids – Part 2
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Training not to burp at the meal table. Kids find it hilarious to burp at the table, and like doing it, as it is completely inappropriate and usually gets a lot of positive attention from peer and negative attention from parents. Says Dr. Harlow, “Kids love behaviors that get a big reaction.”

9 Tips that Fulfil your Parenting Needs! - Part 1

9 Tips that Fulfil your Parenting Needs! – Part 1
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Kids, who typically see themselves through their parents’ eyes, start developing their sense of self, even as babies. They absorb their parents’ voice quality, behaviour and mannerism, and their every expression. Nothing can influence their developing self-esteem more than their parents’ speech and deeds…

Mealtime Discipline for Kids - Part 1

Mealtime Discipline for Kids – Part 1
Posted on: September 13, 2019

It would have been only minutes for a parent to carry the crockery to the meal table and join the children, but in seconds the damage would have happened. A kid’s plain t-shirt would have turned into a ‘saucy’ graphic tee, with ketchup smeared across the front and the sauce around his/her mouth wiped across the sleeve…

Shifting Perspectives to Education - Part 2

Shifting Perspectives to Education – Part 2
Posted on: September 6, 2019

The Socratic method of ancient Greece and the Gurukul system of the ancient Vedic traditions of India have inspired modern day facilitation styles of learning, by reflecting on these traditions, and by inquiry-based learning, which was developed in the 1960’s and is currently now taking hold in mainstream public education, worldwide…

Shifting Perspectives to Education - Part 1

Shifting Perspectives to Education – Part 1
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Begins Elizabeth Deuley, “Human society is currently going through a phase of rapid change, and if that change is to have a positive outcome for the future, one place to pour our energy and love is in the care and education of our children”…

How does Authentic Learning help in today's education? - Part 2

How does Authentic Learning help in today’s education? – Part 2
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Cognitive flexibility, which involves creative thinking, is one of the most-in-demand skills of the 21st century, and AL experiences can help students develop this skill. An important aspect of AL is that there are multiple possible outcomes or solutions to a problem than a single right answer…

What Teachers Can't Tell Parents - Part 3

What Teachers Can’t Tell Parents – Part 3
Posted on: August 9, 2019

When a teacher isn’t teaching, she’s almost always in a meeting with a parent, or a difficult child, or the school administrator, and sometimes she is running for want of time. If a parent is not hearing from her child’s teacher, then it is best to take it as a sign that their child is doing everything that he should be doing in class or school. If a parent still needs to talk to the teacher, she can always reach out to the teacher and fix a scheduled appointment with him/her…

How does Authentic Learning help in today's education? - Part 1

How does Authentic Learning help in today’s education? – Part 1
Posted on: August 2, 2019

“Authentic Learning (AL, for our convenience) is a term used to describe instructional strategies that are designed to connect the subjects students are taught in school and universities to the real world”, says Marianne Stenger…

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