Category Archives: Social Dynamics

The Hybird Tech Learning Schedule

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Personalized Student Schedules: The Foundation With the current traditional learning model, many schools are going through challenging moments with our sudden shift to emergency remote teaching and learning. The past few months have shown us the true extent of the flexibility and resilience of our model as we plan for students to return after summer […]

There is no such thing as a perfect parent

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Many of the following mistakes are made in the name of love. Too often we think we are helping our children when the long-term results of what we do may be discouraging. Other mistakes are made because we just don’t know what else to do. Thankfully, one of the foundation principles of Positive Discipline is that “Mistakes […]

Covid Showed Us What Really Matters in Education

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A few weeks ago, I sat down with a few high school students in Singapore. Randomly asked about their virtual schooling experience. The students, in particular, had some good things to say about their virtual experience: They liked that teachers were focusing more on everyone’s mental health and wellbeing, and less on grades. They liked […]

Let Them Show You How They Learn

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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.

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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

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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 […]

Kids Can Code Too!

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While coding jobs are highly demanded these days. Coding might just be the basic skill required 10 years later for work, home or anything that helps solve certain tech related issues. One of the most important objectives in education is to prepare students for their future careers. Over the last two decades, coding and programming […]

How Has Technology Has Changed Education

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Much like death and taxes, education is an essential part of human life. In fact, unlike death and taxes, education is a part of the rest of the animal kingdom as well. Teaching the young is simply something that we do—helping them understand the world, make better choices and pass knowledge on to the next […]

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 […]

Conversing with Your Child

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Try not to let your conversations about screen use end up in an argument. Like many controversial topics, discussions around technology will have the power to gain or decay trust. Most importantly, by listening with CARE and responding with LOVE, you will head down the route of building trust. The elements of understanding, respect, and […]