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Wholesome education is much needed

June 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level

These days towards the end of 1st term schooling year, many schools had their students assessment result known. I received a phone-call from a friend who told me that his 6yo son in kindergarten scored 100% marks in most of the papers tested. I was speechless as to whether I should congratulate or praise him […]

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LIVING SKILLS How to acquire

November 14th, 2009 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, University Scholars

Why do we educate ourselves? Why do parents spend so much money giving their children and education? Why is there so much emphasis on the acquisition of a degree? The only answer you get is “to get a good job so that you earn lots of money”. But is this happening? Are our kids getting […]

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TV-watching guidelines

August 3rd, 2009 · No Comments · Parenting Tips, Pre-schooler, Primary Level

Monitoring your child’s TV Viewing • Limit the amount of TV your child watches. More than two hours a day is too much. To make it seem to your child that he’s watching more — and to keep his little brain from going on autopilot as he watches — break up viewing into ten- to […]

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Pros and Cons of Home Schooling

April 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Parenting Tips, Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, Uncategorized, University Scholars

Is home schooling such a great ideas as when you first thought about it? There are many things to consider before taking this decision especially because it is about your child and his future. One of the good things about home schooling is that the child receives the attention he needs. It is a well […]

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Embrace Our Children For Future

April 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Parenting Tips, Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Teaching Tips

With the boom of computer & miniature electronic devices, the aptitude for mental computational skills are in decline. Recent studies show that the skills of pupils are getting worse and worse. In one of the study, tested 106 Final year students of primary school? in mental addition and subtraction (within the limits of 20), multiplication […]

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Up to parents to bring up well-mannered kids

March 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Baby, Parenting Tips, Pre-schooler, Primary Level

Raising a child with discipline, love, good manners and respect is always the parents’ role. Moreover, it is also the parents’ responsibility to spend a bit of quality time with a child before he grows up and has a life of his own. Unfortunately, it is very sad to see many parents in this day […]

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Best Form of Tuition

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Teaching Tips

Tuition, in this part of the world, plays an overrated role. The moment a child starts school, parents will start looking around for enough tuition classes to fill the child’s schedule. Some parents will even compare notes on who is attending which class and succumb to pressures to enrol their children for additional or unnecessary […]

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Speech and Language Development of A Child

February 25th, 2009 · No Comments · Baby, Pre-schooler, Teaching Tips

The development of speech and language skills begins in infancy, even before your child uses his or her first word. This development progresses gradually as your child grows, making noises as an infant, to picking up new words by the time your child is two. Speech and language problems can cause your child’s development to […]

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Picture Book Learning

January 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on Picture Book Learning · Pre-schooler, Teaching Tips

Parents who engage in the age-old tradition of picture-book reading are not only encouraging early reading development in their children but are also teaching their toddlers about the world around them, according to a study in the latest issue of Development Psychology, published by the American Psychological Association (APA). This finding shows that interactions with […]

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School is a place to study – not gain job experience

December 7th, 2008 · No Comments · Pre-schooler, Primary Level, Secondary Level, Self Improvement, Teaching Tips, Uncategorized, University Scholars

In pointing out the shortcomings of the present education system, I believe Modern Parent has forgotten that schools and colleges are places where students are supposed to acquire academic knowledge and not job experience. Based on my own experience, a combination of book and study and job exposure in school takes up too much time, […]

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