By the time kids reach the age of six, they become more confident about picking up books on their own, and are ready to ‘graduate’ from illustration or board books into chapter books. These are books that follow a story long enough to be divided into chapters, but not yet as complex as novels. Most […]
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No matter the occasion, books are amazing gifts for toddlers between the ages of 3 and 4. Along with educational toys, books have a way of instilling new knowledge and great values to children while keeping them entertained. Not to mention, reading to kids at bedtime provides priceless bonding moments between them and their parents. […]
Mark making and learning to write is a natural rite of passage for every child, regardless of whether they are formally taught. A child progresses through a series of hand grips as they learn to write, from the plamar supinate and distal pronate to the more advanced static tripod and finally learning to write with […]
Every year, when the clock strikes twelve to usher in a new year, people all around the world resolve to work towards being their best selves, whether it’s a more active, healthier version of you, or a more mentally robust approach to challenges in your life. You too, may have made a similar promise to […]
Many would pitch the Apple iPad Pro 11-inch against the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 11-inch but what about the iPad Air 4th generation. The latest iPad Air adopts the new iPad Pro design, powered by the new A14 Bionic chip with Neural Engine, it is every bit as capable as the iPad Pro 11-inch 2nd […]
Harber London’s Nomad Organiser is truly one of a kind in its class. With consideration especially for the digital nomad who is likely to own all things tech, perhaps more specifically all things Mac-tech. The Nomad Organiser is a purposefully designed carrying case for the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
Kids and meditation are two things that don’t seem to belong together because one requires deep, contemplative, quiet thought, while the other is usually the reason their parents can’t go into deep, contemplative, quiet introspection at home. Indeed, it might not be too easy to convince your young ones to sit still in complete silence, […]
A child’s creative imagination is limitless. While adults often struggle to think outside the box, kids are not even aware that there is a box to speak of. In a child’s world, nothing is yet so impossible that finding creative solutions seem like second nature to them. Such powerful imaginations allow for creative expression and […]
“Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Most people spend their whole lives looking for kindred spirits. There may be billions of people in the world, but it’s not that easy to find someone who will take the time […]
Prior to the pandemic, there were hardly any limits to encounters and experiences that may have been turned into teachable moments for kids to learn valuable social skills. However, with clear recommended limits on actual physical contact ensuring that children continue to learn to develop their social skills requires a bit more ‘out of the […]
Losing may be an inevitable part of sports and life in general. But, accepting defeat graciously is an honorable skill that is acquired only through years and years of practice. Nobody likes sore losers, and the inability to take a loss in stride takes all the fun out of playing competitive games.
Few things in life match the adrenaline rush of emerging victorious after a competitive game. Making the winning move in chess, the winning shot in basketball, or sticking the landing on your Level 10 gymnastics routine can make you feel like you’re on top of the world. That is, until you see the crestfallen look […]
The future of education is transforming right before our eyes. It’s understandable why most parents are now considering trading institutionalized education to homeschooling.
We scoured the web for free online courses that you can sign up and start right away. These are mainly short courses with some including completion certificate at the end. Here are the 28 free online course sites that we will be looking at.
It’s been 13 years since the last installment of the Harry Potter series hit the shelves. Harry’s scar had not pained him for way longer than 19 years, and all is well – at least for the triumphant trio and everyone who lived to tell the legendary tale of the Battle of Hogwarts.
Different people may have different ways of learning, but man’s insatiable thirst to seek and consume new knowledge is universal. Learning never ends for as long as we’re alive, and there’s always something new to learn every single day.
Beginning conversations about race, racial privilege, and discrimination are often difficult when children are young. This doesn’t mean however, that things should be simply swept under the carpet. Teaching children to recognise privilege, identifying social and racial injustices, noting when an individual has benefitted from a race-based privilege will help go a long way to […]
Race and racism are at the forefront of difficult issues and topics to discuss with children. In part because it forces us to confront our own thoughts, ideas and prejudices about the colour of our skin and that of the people around us. Yet it is important that we do address these difficult issues.
Here is a guide to set the different assignments under the Classwork tab in Google Classroom. This brief tutorial shows the different options; assignment, quiz assignment, question and material, when and how to assign them.