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Adjust your Lens – Focus on “Life” Skills

Childhood, the most initial phase of our lives, is marked by fertile imagination, curiosity and love for experimentation. Ironically, every unique scientific mind is judged on the same radar, and we restrict what we are supposed to embrace. Children are perceived as empty vessels to be filled with the curriculum. The approach is content-centric and …

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Online Schooling: Break the Mental Block

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. ~ Frederick Douglas       Anxiety among school students is spreading like an epidemic. Students in their teens are the most vulnerable victims of this widespread mental problem. They go through radical physiological and psychological changes during their formative years. Dealing with social pressure, …

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The Flight Into The ‘Future’ Of High School Education… The Flight That Woke Me Up

Last Sunday afternoon, as I boarded my flight from London to Dubai, I was already feeling delighted. This airline for which I am a ‘privileged and valued diamond category customer’ provided me with a complimentary upgrade to business class. It wasn’t the first time that I was upgraded. I fly business class regularly, but a …

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Bully-Proof Your Kids With Homeschooling

Bullying incidents are becoming more and more frequent these days. Stats show that 28% of the children aged 12-18 are reported being bullied in the school years. Wondering if your kids are being bullied? Here are some common symptoms which indicate that a child is being bullied at school: They make excuses to take leave …

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Why Singapore Math Curriculum Works Best for Us

Singapore math curriculum, it is based on the learning concepts proposed by Jerome Bruner, the renowned American psychologist. Second, it focusses more on understanding the concepts of mathematics rather than the content. And third, the pictorial and abstract form of learning comes only after the concrete form, which helps a child analyse a problem better. …

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Conventional Schools Killing Creativity

Are Conventional Schools Killing Creativity? Is Virtual Homeschooling The Answer?

Are conventional schools killing creativity? A study by NASA suggested that traditional education does not encourage creative thinking. Other researchers have concluded that the IQ level of an average person has increased significantly since the 1990s, but when it comes to creativity and innovation the scores have seen a considerable decline. The ‘Learn in Freedom’ …

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