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Learning styles and their role in the development of Kids

Every kid is unique in its own way. Each of them has a different frame of mind, thus they learn things differently. Howard Gardner proposed a model in his 1983 book “Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences ” [1]. We employ different methods of teaching to keep children interested. Sometimes these ways seem to work well and your target is achieved but at times it becomes impossible to get the child involved in the activity. How many of us know about the existence of different learning styles and how do we find out which learning style would be best for the development of our kids. Adequate knowledge of a child’s learning style results in an assured development of the kid. Understanding the learning style of a child is often overlooked. This can seriously hamper the development of a kid. Even after using different methods of teaching, kids might not…

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Top 7 must-read books for 5 to 8 year old kids

Development is the need, give them these ‘Must Reads’ They say, ‘Books are a man’s best friend’. Well, they become a constant companion as soon as a child begins to understand the world around him/her. Reading is a virtue that is believed to develop all the senses of the children. Thus, right from reading skills to imagination skills, books help them travel to a whole new world where they can create good things and destroy the bad ones! Following is a handy list if your child is anywhere in ages 5 to 8 years. 1. Panchatantra Tales The finest collection of stories from across different themes in one book. Panchatantra is one of the most impressionable pieces of writing to read to your kids. Indeed, read it during bedtime or give it in their hands to take away the TV remotes. Thus, it binds the wholesome virtues of friendship, companionship,…

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8 tips to bring up a creative child

Let their minds wander In this world subdued with monotonous thinking, ‘creative thinking’ or being ‘Out of the Box’  is something everyone wants for their kids. All of us today, wish to go out of the way to make our children put their thinking caps on and be MORE CREATIVE! To get that spark of uniqueness in your child, let their boundaries free. It is very important for us parents to know when to restrict our kids and when to let their imagination flow. To get that spark of uniqueness in your child, let their boundaries free. It is very important for us parents to know when to restrict our kids and when to let their imagination flow. But out of limitations comes creativity Debbie Allen Consider doing this to begin with On a sunny Sunday morning, sit them down in the balcony where the cool breeze and the chirping…

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