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Social-Emotional Development in School-Going Children

Social-emotional development is a very important part of the growing up years of children. It forms an integral part of their overall development. Studies suggest that social-emotional development takes place gradually starting from the early childhood days. Therefore, parents have a crucial role in the development of social-emotional skills in children. Before we look at ways in which parents can play a part in their child’s social-emotional development, let’s understand what is social-emotional development and how does it help our children. What is Social-Emotional Development? To understand social-emotional development for children, it is important to understand the relation between emotional intelligence and social skills and behaviour. Understanding Emotional Intelligence When emotions run high, people do and say things they normally would not. Children may do likewise. It is noteworthy that children have the ability to feel, understand and express emotions from a young age. It probably starts when they are…

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Why is it okay to let your child get bored?

Mumma! I am getting bored. I’m sure every parent would have been a millionaire by now if they were paid a penny every time they heard this sentence from their kid. The Covid-19 pandemic not only brought hours long of online classes for kids but also a lot of boredom. So what do parents do when they hear those troublesome words from their child “I am bored”? They start running on their toes to find ways to entertain their child, play with him, teach him, cook with him, but we seldom let them be. We all have heard “An idle mind is a devil’s workshop”, and parents would rather keep their kids engaged all the time than let the devil do his little business in their kid’s mind.  Boredom is seen as a bad thing Getting bored is often seen in a bad light. It is seen as an absence…

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Spell Bee words, worksheets & resources for Class 1 and 2

A good vocabulary and the ability to spell words correctly goes a long way in making written and verbal communication effective. Every child’s vocabulary develops through years and the early foundation years play a key role in this process. LearnBuddy Spell Bee Starter Pack helps your child practice and improve spellings, build vocabulary and develop correct English usage skills. Your child also learns the correct pronunciation, word forms, synonyms, antonyms and correct word usage in sentences. The courses in this pack are carefully designed by experienced teachers and educators keeping in mind the age group, different learning styles and differences in the learning aptitudes. This starter pack also helps your child to prepare and gain confidence to excel in various Spell Bee, Olympiad and competitive exams. This also helps prepare your child for future education in any native English speaking country. Key Features Live interaction with expert teacher 2500+ words…

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Lockdown life lessons for parents and children!

The COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing restrictions to move freely have changed our lives drastically. A society where people love social interacting, people are caged indoors. Both mental and physical health has been affected by it. Our lives took an unanticipated turn. While adults are working from home, students are attending endless hours of online classes. Life in pre-COVID times looks nothing like it does now. Children had a dedicated study and playtime schedule. They would spend a considerable part of their day outside the house, in school, parks, and playgrounds and tuition classes. Schools were like the kid’s second home and teachers played a pivotal role. Parenting was a little simpler then.   Parenting in pandemic has been a task Covid-19 pandemic has bought a new set of challenges for parents. We as adults can vanquish over the situation but the bigger challenge arises for parents in terms of parenting…

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Popular Spell Bee competitions for class 1 to class 5

Spell Bee is a popular form of English language competition and is gaining huge popularity in India. The participants have to guess the correct spelling of the word given to them. If guessed correctly they move on to the next round. The difficulty of the word increases at every stage. The child can ask the pronouncer the meaning of the word or to use it in a sentence. The child who spells all the words correctly till the end is the winner. Spell Bee or English Olympiads: What is the difference? English Olympiads are pen and paper tests where your child has to choose the answer from the given options. The focus of English olympiads is more on language ability, grammar, and knowledge of the English language. Spell bee tests your children on their word bank and the main objective is to increase your child’s knowledge and spellings of different…

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National level competitive Exams for school students

As a parent, we want our kids to have various achievements because that will result in their success. Competitive exams and activities are required platform for your child because they give the perfect opportunity to use and enhance their knowledge. Exams such as Olympiads, Spell Bee, NSTSE, etc. help your child in developing an external and rational outlook which is beyond the classroom. Your child uses their knowledge into olympiads and other exams which helps them achieve excellence. What is an Olympiad? Is it important for your child? Olympiads are competitive exams which are done at the school level. They are often based on the syllabus of the particular subject taught in the schools. Olympiads helps your child by exposing them to such exams and preparing them for the future. Through olympiads, you can assess your child’s strengths and capabilities. They can also help in knowing where your child lacks…

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