I prefer the Montessori Method of Education – Here is why

I prefer the Montessori Method of Education – Here is why

A couple of years ago, when I started looking around at schools for my daughter, I was overwhelmed with the options. Should we look at a home daycare vs. a center? What kind of educational method was I looking for? What should the learning focus be on? I read about the Montessori method, the Reggio Emilia approach, Waldorf education, and more. Superficial research told me that Montessori was a popular choice. Not to be convinced…

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School in Focus – Towards a World-ready Future with Kairos

School in Focus – Towards a World-ready Future with Kairos

The children will be the hope and the ideas that will shape the world with the imagination and possibilities that are beyond our dreams. This is the belief that Kairos Global School has, as they are preparing the next generation to make a contribution to the world they are going to create for themselves.

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How to Keep Your Child Engaged and Attentive Throughout the Day

How to Keep Your Child Engaged and Attentive Throughout the Day

This may sound obvious, but the younger a child is, the more carefree their mind will be. They don’t have to worry yet about college admissions, who they’re going to take to the prom or when they can learn to drive. Their main concern is the here and now, what they are going to do next to amuse themselves. It can be difficult to engage with a mindset that is so different to your very own…

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11 Things we Learn at School other than Academics

11 Things we Learn at School other than Academics

As the new year starts, parents start visiting the schools for admission forms. Every parent will have a vision of a school that will help his or her child to learn and achieve ambitions and aspirations. The parents will check the reputation of the schools by looking at the board results of the school. And when a child doesn’t get admission into a particular school the parents had hoped for, a big disappointment sets in….

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Only If Schools Could Ring the Cashless Bell…

Only If Schools Could Ring the Cashless Bell…

Scribbling on paper, figuring a way through the maze, my marketing brains thought of how difficult could it be to have something like a School Card similar to having credit or debit cards. For instance, cashless payment of all school needs with all that institutions need to do is issue cards to their vendors and administration and parents could just ensure the card had money.

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The ‘Notey’ Way to Kids Learning

The ‘Notey’ Way to Kids Learning

India and its tryst with Demonetization is a long story. While some are in its favour there are a lot others who were affected brutally. This gave me the idea of developing a few quick and interesting games for my kiddo, putting to use her piggy besides creating interest in Maths, a subject she dreaded.

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Don’t Ban the Homework – Do this instead!

Don’t Ban the Homework – Do this instead!

Homework – the word itself invokes a sense of apprehension, nervousness and anxiety in children and parents alike. Right from the mandatory study hours every evening, to ‘tuitions’ for even the preschoolers, it seems that the homework is doing more harm than good. It comes as no surprise then, that there is an increasing clamour for the homework to be abolished from schools. However, there’s also the other school of thought that insists on reinforcement, and wonders how would learning happen if the child does not reflect on it at home.

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