Category Archives: Kindness

The Pandemic has opened the Door to Creativity for our children.

Boy learning with friends on computer

Over the past few weeks, Zachdev has provided assistance to international educators to leverage online opportunities and transform their classrooms, this pandemic has certainly provided an opportunity for many classrooms to revamp and regenerate. Just because most of us had no option but to take learning to an online or blended format doesn’t mean this […]

The socioemotional impact of online learning during covid

Mother and child discussing

The development of socioemotional wellbeing is paramount to children’s development which can have positive mid-term and long-term effects across the lifespan, hence, efforts must be made to ensure that adults safeguard children’s well-being to counteract the potential harm of social isolation. Adults are also likely to experience the negative effects of social isolation and should […]

Amazing screen time management strategies!

With Covid19 making us work from home, our child’s witnessing all of our tech gadgets usage and they’re needed on the tablets and laptop for school as well. We tackle one of the biggest challenges parents face each day: screen time management. We know full well how hard it can be to decide how much […]

Have you noticed your child spending too much time on video games during this lockdown?

kids are playing games

With all these extra time at home, kids are spending a lot of that playing video games. And based on some of the discussions online, I have seen parents asking about how to gauge their kids usage time on video games After doing some extensive research into the social impact of online games, there is […]

What to do if you’re being bullied on a social network

Bullied on social media

Bullying on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Snapchat or TikTok With the increase of social networking sites, online activity and messaging apps, cyberbullying is on the increase. Most of the apps and social networking sites are for people aged 13 and over. They also state that bullying, abusive behaviors which includes harassment, impersonation and identity […]

Empower Your Child Against Bullying/CyberBullying

girl getting bullied

Bullying, the unwanted, aggressive behavior in which a child or teen uses a real or perceived power imbalance, such as physical strength, access to embarrassing information, or popularity, to control or harm other kids. It can include anything from spreading rumors to name-calling to physical aggression, but this is not simply being rude or unkind […]

Let Them Show You How They Learn

child teaching mom yoga

A year into the pandemic, the instructional sands keep shifting from in-person, to remote, to concurrent (or hybrid) and back again. And almost every conversation I have with educators regardless of whether they are classroom teachers, instructional specialists or administrators is around student engagement. Sometimes these conversations are with administrators concerned about the increasing numbers […]

Parenting, Teaching? Don’t forget to Love and Appreciate Yourself.

Mom spending time with child

For parents, stepping into the shoes of an educator has created a whole new level of appreciation for how hard teachers’ jobs are. The increased admiration is largely due to the role parents are now having to play as stewards of their child’s education. And we’re finding out just how hard it is. We need […]

Teaching Without The Internet

mother caring while child is studying

Most parents take their job as teachers very seriously. We teach our kids colors. ABCs.  Taking turns. Right from wrong. But sometimes we don’t even notice a much more important lesson we’re imparting to our children: how to manage their feelings, and therefore their behavior. This is the basis of emotional intelligence (EQ), which will […]

Say No To Racism Online

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Whenever we see injustice, we all have a responsibility to confront it. Every day, no matter our background or our age, every single one of us has a role to play in taking on an unfair system while working to build a new one that truly works for all. Guiding our girls in learning to […]