Its important to keep kids attention to what you talk at the same time help the understand and connect to what is being taught .Something that helps very much is giving a pictorial representation or hands on activities to do see themselves .But when you are teaching concepts or language some symbols or hand gestures … Continue reading Practical Ways – 11. Hand gestures and Vocal Expressions for Learning
Fruitful use of vacation time Here I wont be sharing how you can engage your child in different activities or co curricular activities to take up, going for trips , taking up hobbies, exploring interests . That is a integral part of vacation that's what vacations are for. I will here share how i have … Continue reading Pages from My Life Parenting – 8
As parents and tutors there are some basic tips while helping young learners with their studying . These will help to make the study successful in addition to minimizing the stress related to study both at the child and tutor level. 1.With young kids there is always limitation to attention span, control on focus over … Continue reading Study tips for parents to help young learners
Picture comprehensions or illustrative stories with detailed and clear pictures are great way to enhance learning, communication based on inquiry method. A picture can be used for the child to comprehend details within the picture and also outside the context of the story to cover areas child can speak or write on. There are number … Continue reading Practical Ways – 7.Picture Comprehension
One thing that makes study easy to understand and remember through all years of education is a concept map. Wether you are studying through single source (textbook) or multiple sources this helps you summarize and highlight the topic and details , their relation , the differences all easily viewable at a glance. It is important … Continue reading Practical Ways- 4.Concept Map
There have been times when we sit through a long lecture , the speaker a well known or established person in the field of topic, not a single point gets through even after it ended. This reminds of a famous dialogue from 3 idiots where Rancho gives a demo lecture to the principal and when … Continue reading Difference between Knowledgeable and able to transfer Knowledge
There was a time children attended school to learn. Nowadays it's the other way around now children learn before attending school. There is a reason for being so proactive. If not previously prepared on topics it makes it impossible for child to keep up with the speed and challenges that come up in regular classes … Continue reading Proactive learning to Attend school
Textbook not a great tool for younger student most of which are struggling to develop reading and again the contents and description are difficult to interpret and connect to. Yes visuals do have added advantage .In many schools or institution teachers are told not to carry textbooks as part of their regular lecture though they … Continue reading Text Book reading is not a Complete Teaching in itself
Its important to develop a continuous learning pattern among children. But the challenges lies in getting the child to get to study everyday. There is a way out by including study as a part of daily routine that does not require the child to get specially prepared for study time. Also haven taken into consideration … Continue reading How to make Learning a continuous Process, Never a crash course for kids
2. Beloved Teacher of All The mother is more traumatized than the child. Its the childs first day at her small school.And there stands a smiling teacher with welcoming hands. The child goes inside and has all her tantrums thrown to get her out of that place. Yet everybody sticks to the routine and same … Continue reading Learning Trivial Affairs – Short story 2. Beloved Teacher of All
The biggest blunder most of them as parents make while teaching is using their time tested methods or their vision about a subject or topic and forcing the child to follow same. If the child fails to response or is looking for another way to get to the same topic the parent is irritated of … Continue reading The way you get to the answer need not be same for the child too..
Always follow a proccess set for every topic this enables the child to be listen ready and accustomed to how the topic will follow. The child has no idea what you are about to say or may be its for the first time. First familiarize them and get them in a comfort zone to listen. … Continue reading Have an Outline prepared and Process set to Teach a topic to the child
Children are not always ready to take something new, their childhood issues. So it becomes our responsibility to draw a way to teach them when it will get the best into them. Timing plays an important role. They are at their best just fresh after a sleep , stomach full , contended play time. These … Continue reading Timing is of utmost importance, When Teaching at Home
With the age and generation of technology, teaching has become very much reliant on technology. Lots of content available and very much scattered .Animations moving and long durations of videos just to get a simple concept to the child. The content available is so much scattered which if properly studied can be concise into not … Continue reading Chaotic use of Technology and Online contents Is messing up Teaching for young kids
Yes,the answer to the question is what will get you to the point .Its not difficulty in the child its the time of childhood, if not taken care will pass on to teens to rest of the life. When they dont get it perhaps there are areas that needs to be reconsidered in your teaching. … Continue reading Is teaching at fault ,if children don t get it?