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Is classroom learning enough?

Is my child learning enough? Will my kid progress with what is being taught at school? These are a few common questions that every parent might have and they are right in thinking so.  Most of the school revolves around the concept of academics. Most children spend about six hours per day in school. The number tends to increase as the grade increases. How are we sure what students are learning or just studying. Classroom teaching is a monotonous method of teaching wherein half the times kids end up losing their interest.  It is important for them to learn rather than just study before the exam, write it all out and then forget it the next day. It is essential for them to remember those concepts and implement them. Clearly, classroom teaching is not enough. Children learn by observing, listening, exploring, experimenting and asking questions. Being interested, motivated and engaged…

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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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How to Reduce exam stress?

Tips to beat the stress at your fingertips With exams around the corner, do your dates on the wall stress you out? Do your unfinished notes give you nightmares? Exams being the most crucial time of academic year for students causes significant stress on their mind. It’s really important to make the 3Ps as your mantra! PLAN, PREPARE, PERFORM! Some of the most important tips to keep in mind could be: 1. Have a proper schedule keep all the material to study from uptight. It is rightly said, ‘Begin with the end in mind’, which should be your motto. 2. Give yourself small goals Reward yourself for every little target you accomplish. This could be in the form of a delicacy, or playing your favourite sport outside or take a nap if that drives you to work efficiently. 3. Constructive breaks Constructive breaks become really important to avoid exhaustion and…

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