Inside your child’s classroom - Why it’s all about Power

“Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning and how to learn.”

Malaguzzi, L. 1998, ‘History, ideas and philosophy’, in Edwards, C. Gandini, L. and Forman, G. 1998, The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio...

Experiential Learning- A meaningful way to learn

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In its simplest form, experiential learning means learning from experience or learning by doing.  Experiential education first immerses learners in an experience and then encourages reflection about the experience to develop new skills, new attitudes, or new ways of thinking.-Lewis & Williams (1994)

A shift from traditional methods and textbooks, experiential learning reflects...

How to Encourage Your Child to Enjoy Reading

“You will never be alone if you’ve got a book”, said Al Pacino, an Oscar winning actor. This quote rings so true. Reading is a fundamental skill for children and the love for reading is a joy to have. In today's digital age however, parents find it a struggle to encourage children to truly enjoy reading books. Research has shown that children who begin reading in their early years and read...

Is your teenager financially savvy?

While money is not all there is to life, it is one of the cornerstones of society. You earn money through jobs, and use money to purchase your needs and wants. It is something that children must be taught about because knowing from a young age how areas of finance impacts an individual can shape their relationship with money in the future.

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Teenager's Memory

While rote learning is no longer in vogue and children today are taught through an inquiry based syllabus,  having good memory is still a very important skill to possess. A student with good memory remembers what he or she learns in school, and eventually in life. Remembering what has happened and what one has learned lets your child draw on that reserve of knowledge to make plans and...

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