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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5 Incredible Tips on How to Develop Positive Self-Concept in Students

5 Incredible Tips on How to Develop Positive Self-Concept in Students

Photo by Binti Malu from Pexels As a teacher, I do trust my students’ overall unique package.  Each student is different. The more I do it, the more they lay their confidence and self-esteem. Thus, I venture to lay the carpet with incredible tips on how to develop positive self-concept in students. As a Junior High School teacher, I meet diverse learners with varied interests and learning styles. I always believe that for my students to do greater…

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Why Telehealth is Important for Children and Teens in School

Why Telehealth is Important for Children and Teens in School

Photo by fauxels from Pexels The younger generations are more in sync with technology than their parents. As technology continues to advance, telehealth can become an important part of the healthcare of toddlers, preschoolers, older children, and even teens. There are different practices that can be used for telehealth to be applied within our homes, as well as the school and classroom boundaries. Thanks to these, there are also many reasons why telehealth can be so important. If…

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It’s all about the money – Kids and Financial Literacy

It’s all about the money – Kids and Financial Literacy

How many of us look back at childhood and wish we were introduced to money and financial tips at an early age?

Unfortunately, only a few schools teach the importance of saving, spending and investing money. Learning about credit and balancing an account is a life skill as important to being a successful adult as reading, writing and arithmetic. Children want to learn about money and, depending on their age, they should be taught this basic skill.

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11 Apps to Make Your Kids Money Smart

11 Apps to Make Your Kids Money Smart

Learn! Play! Save! Let the screen addiction teach your kids important lessons, and this, without their notice.

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Crank it up! 20 Engineering Games, Toys and DIY Kits for Children

Crank it up! 20 Engineering Games, Toys and DIY Kits for Children

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Children love tinkering and building! Engineering toys develop many important learning skills and behaviors, like problem-solving skills, analytical and critical thinking skills, creativity, curiosity, flexibility, and perseverance – all in the name of playing! A wide range of engineering toys, games and DIY Kits are available across all ages from preschools up to adults. They are fun for the whole family and provide a great opportunity for families to bond…

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#Dahl100 for Life Lessons

#Dahl100 for Life Lessons

If there’s one author that makes us all smile with the exaggerated (and sometimes macabre) sense of humor, it’s got to be Roald Dahl. You might have great trouble finding someone in the crowd that reads who has not read a Roald Dahl story. And boy, do his stories entertain us! He wrote some true gems in his trademark funny style, with invented words. All you want to do is to read them over and over…

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Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

as Stephen King famously said – Books are uniquely portable magic! So let the magic take over, and transform a dull, dreary afternoon into a fun, adventure in the land of stories.

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What to look for in your school teacher?

What to look for in your school teacher?

Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay What to look for in your school teacher? A great teacher is one who inspires hope, ignites the imagination, and instills a love for learning. Students always remember and cherish great teachers and they have a long-lasting impact on their lives. Figuring out the quality of a teacher at any school isn’t all that difficult. You will just need to network with students and other parents. You can find out teachers whose…

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