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The Hybird Tech Learning Schedule

child going through remote learning

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

Mother with child interacting

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

child learning from home with mask during covid19 pandemic

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

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 […]

Technology aside, connect and bond with your children

father plays with his children

We all crave those close moments with our children that make our hearts melt. Connection is as essential to us parents as it is to our children, because that’s what makes parenting worth all the sacrifices. That connection is also the only reason children willingly follow our rules. Kids who feel strongly connected to their […]

Emotional Regulations in coping with COVID-19

fahter putting on mask

Every emotional response is a unique experience. What triggers an unpleasant emotion today may not even register tomorrow. Perhaps right now you are at home with your family for what seems like an eternity and you feel like losing it. Tomorrow, same home, but wake up in a calm state and you happily eat your […]

Manage your child’s pandemic pressure without technology

frustrated child, showing sad face the mother

Fear is infectious in a pandemic, and children are like little lightning rods. They pick up everything, and feel it — but they can’t articulate what they’re feeling, so they act out. As parents, one of our most important jobs right now is helping our children feel safe. That will also reduce sibling squabbling and […]

Electronic Reading Tools For Your Child

small girl using tablet

Finding the right e-reader for our child these days is challenging. This is because using a tablet freely without parental controls might give them a chance to avoid complete parental supervision. Therefore, it is important to note that giving them full access to a tablet might have applications that might be a huge distraction. Gaming […]

Kids Can Code Too!

kids love coding

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 […]

One Stop Parental Guide to Social Media

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When it comes to social media, the picture that first comes to our mind are usually teenagers being glued to their smartphones watching INSTA story and even TikTok. There has also been a misconception that social media is only for the younger ones or ‘teens’. However, these days, looking around in public transport or even […]