Math can be fun – 9 Ways to Spice Up Math Learning

Math can be fun – 9 Ways to Spice Up Math Learning

Many children find Math boring or difficult. Some hate math!  Making kids love math is a challenge to most parents.  Math skills take a lot of brain power to master, and this can be perceived by kids as hard work.  But being skillful, or at least, competent in math is necessary to survive in modern life – irrespective of the field we choose.  Math is used in everything from finances and construction projects to everyday chores…

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13 Benefits of Mind Mapping for Children

13 Benefits of Mind Mapping for Children

What are Mind Maps? A mind map is a graphic organizer or diagram that is used to visually outline information. A mind map is like a large web, where a central word or idea branches out into related subjects. The ideas are listed out and connect to one another. This makes it easy to see how concepts are related to get a better understanding of the subject. Using words, pictures, and diagrams help to organize your thoughts which in turn helps you follow…

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Mind Mapping for Children – How to teach children to use Mind Maps

Mind Mapping for Children – How to teach children to use Mind Maps

Why Mind Maps? Mind mapping is a great tool for students to present and understand information. Tony Buzan, the inventor of mind mapping discussed in his book Mind Maps for Kids, the different uses of mind mapping that kids can definitely benefit from. Learn more about Mind Maps here. How to teach children to use Mind Maps Here are some tips that can help parents to guide their children to use mind maps. Help children develop their…

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Goal Setting for children – How & Why

Goal Setting for children – How & Why

Imagine this – your child seems to have the potential to be a great student but is not willing to focus on studies. Or is very good at sports, but does not want to practice to hone his skills. All parents want their children to succeed in life. We want them to be able to solve problems. But when our children don’t try hard enough to accomplish something we all get frustrated. As parents, what…

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Favourite Learning & Education Blogs of 2018 on KidEngage – #KidEngageYearEnders

Favourite Learning & Education Blogs of 2018 on KidEngage – #KidEngageYearEnders

Education and Learning are an integral part of Parenting. Every parent is concerned about their child’s education and learning. KidEngage has some of the most trusted blogs on education and learning that continue to be sources of inspiration for parents. These blogs are our favorites here at KidEngage! Smart, informative and useful, these blogs will teach you about tips, tricks, guides and more about education and learning. Learning and Education Blogs that made an impact What…

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A Century’s Travel from the Dhoti to Denims – Is Gandhi a Figure or a Thought?

A Century’s Travel from the Dhoti to Denims – Is Gandhi a Figure or a Thought?

What if the iconic khadaus (wooden slippers) walked their way out of the libraries and museums? What if they raged a march to freedom yet again? What if…? “Mahatma Gandhi, popularly known as the Father of the Nation, was an Indian activist who led the Independence movement against the British. His non-violent ways and peaceful methods…”. My daughter was busy memorizing the lines, trying to get the facts and dates correct. History exams were slated…

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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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International Lego Day – 8 Benefits of playing with Lego

International Lego Day – 8 Benefits of playing with Lego

One of the most educational toys available also happens to be one of the most inviting! The skills children learn from Lego are important and incredible! Here are 8 benefits of playing with Lego

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Simple Tips to prepare your child for Class 1

Simple Tips to prepare your child for Class 1

Your child will be focusing on becoming an independent reader, writer, and communicator in 1st grade, as well as starting her first formal science and social studies learning. In addition to dealing with boundless energy levels and intense emotions, children preparing for 1st grade will face new responsibilities in school. Your child will learn to adjust to a longer school day, take more ownership of his homework, and learn to get around by himself.

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