In the world around us, many biases prevail, but the biggest bias that we encounter in our day to day life is the one of gender bias. A line has been drawn dividing us, not merely into male and female but into competent and incompetent, into stronger and weaker, and into privileged and unprivileged. And this isn’t a line drawn today but one existing since centuries. Continue reading “How to educate your child about gender bias and other biases”
We all wish to see our children happy and successful in their future. We give them everything we can to help them thrive as human beings. But in this quest to give them what we think we want for them, we sometimes forget to ask what they want for themselves. And this is especially true in India even in today’s times. Uncommon passions such as passion in sports and travelling are still not recognized for their advantages.
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Quizzes are an effective yet fun way to ensure that the child has learnt the topic. Usually, they are multiple answer choices and require the correct answer to be selected. But since its introduction into the field of education, there have been many types of quizzes devised by experts to enhance the process of learning.
Here are 7 ways in which quizzing can help your child’s education:
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Monetary matters are best kept away from children, isn’t it? Wrong! Your kid needs to have a solid founding in economic dynamics and the importance of money. When children are taught the value of money at an early age, it benefits them later in their lives. They gain enough maturity to handle money matters on their own in your absence.
Every New Year commences with profound resolutions aimed at putting your family first. You too may have resolved to spend additional time with your loved ones. Did you vow to explore the world together? Did you imagine creating cherished memories of family adventures?
As the weeks roll over, hectic professional routines dominate our lives and the sagacious words seldom turn to reality!
Teaching your kids to drive may be easier than tutoring them to cook. At least, the former has brakes!
Feeding nutritious food to your child is one of the biggest responsibilities of any parent. We all love cooking innovative recipes for our little ones – just to see the spark in their eyes and watch them relish the scrumptious grub!
However, making children self-sufficient is another important task of parenthood. As they grow older, it is cardinal that children imbibe the skill and knowledge to feed themselves.
Summer is right around the corner. You can already feel the increasing heat across on your skin and the warm breeze ruffling your hair. All of this is a telltale of the coming of blazing hot and lazy summer days where, in the afternoon, there is not much to do but to doze off while watching mindless television.
Exams are right around the corner, and with passing time, stress levels are rising steadily for you and your children. Tensions are high, almost as high as the pile of books to study. As parents, we fret and nag and hover but the ones actually stressing are our kids.
There is immense pressure on their tiny shoulders. They want to pass their exams and get good marks not only for themselves but for you. They want to make you proud and in most cases, this is one of the main causes of stress.
Grandparents hold a very high place in our family and society. As the elders of the family, we look at them for advice, guidance, and blessings. It might sound clichéd, but they hold the family together. When they stay with you, it’s like you have another set of parents. They love you, care for you, protect you, and teach you valuable things.
Where are your kids now? Are they in front of the television watching cartoons? In the tuition class perhaps, learning abacus or Kumon? Or playing a computer game?
How much do they really play using their limbs and expending energy? As a nation, we overemphasize academic education at the cost of physical training!
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