Human beings tend to fear the things they can't control. Parents are especially impacted by this, especially when it comes to their children. Alfred Sacchetti, an emergency room doctor in Camden, New Jersey, and spokesman for the American College of Emergency Physicians, says it's common for parents to worry more about their child being abducted… Continue reading Parental Fears
To Each His Own: Each individual learns in a different way. A learning style is the person’s learning preference. Knowing about your child’s learning style has several advantages, it helps him learn more effectively, increase achievement and be more creative and productive. There are three main styles of learning which are visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.… Continue reading Show, Don’t Tell!
It’s that time of the year again; nervousness, stress, and anxiety fill up your household. Your child has exams and it is simply nerve wracking to all parties involved. You get mixed up between caring and empathizing, being strict and demanding study time. You realise your child should be studying and testing his knowledge for… Continue reading Passing with Flying Colors
Addicted to Screens: Although internet addiction is yet to be a clinical disorder, we cannot deny the fact that it is becoming an epidemic among youngsters. Addiction aside, a much broader concern that begs awareness is the risk that screen time is creating subtle damage even in children with “regular” exposure, considering that the average… Continue reading Play My Way to the Rescue!
Red Alert The amount of time children are spending on smart devices nowadays is startling. According to a report issued by CNN, nearly eighty percent of children said they checked their phones hourly, and seventy-two said they felt the need to immediately respond to texts and social networking messages. Thirty-six percent of parents said they… Continue reading Make the Most of Their Addiction
Teaching methods have varied immensely over the past years and still are. Almost everything that contributes in the learning process has changed including teachers themselves due to the technology attack we have been subjected to. Educators are now more aware of the different ways each individual learns from. Students nowadays are extremely into smart devices… Continue reading Tech Attack
Any teacher would tell you how diverse and complex the classroom environment is. One should take into consideration that in a classroom there are several learning styles. Therefore, an educator must cater to all, preferably via formative assessment. “Formative assessment” is a process used by teachers and students during instruction that provides explicit feedback… Continue reading Formative Assessment
Instant Remorse: Due to the challenging times we live in, a lot of parents are occupied most of the time, or avoid dealing with their children’s tantrums or rebelling; even worse, they might do both. The whole world is in a constant race with time for we are witnessing a digital era that we… Continue reading You Need It, We Own It!
In a world full of technology and gadgets of all sorts, parents are struggling when it comes to the challenges they face when raising their “ichildren”. They are the first generation of parents who are experiencing several problems with their tech savvy children in such a digital era. One very important dilemma present is trying… Continue reading Digital Era