Physical Activity & Academic Achievement

Physical Activity & Academic Achievement

The whole child approach to education is defined by policies, practices, and relationships that ensure each child, in each school, in each community, is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. It engages all stakeholders – educators, families, policy makers and community members. Since the mid-20th century, societies around the globe have undergone an accelerating pace of change in economy and technology. Its effects on the workplace, and thus on the demands on the educational system preparing students for the workforce,…

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Developing EQ Through Story Telling

Developing EQ Through Story Telling

Our thoughts are the easiest way to change the way we feel. I would call the present generation of children as high risk kids. There will be very few children who will not fall in this category. In the good old days our parents prepared us to face the world with dos and don’ts that helped us to sink or swim but children today need different survival skills. Parents need to teach their children to use their intellect as well as emotional…

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Do not compare students with peers- says NCERT

Do not compare students with peers- says NCERT

  The National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) has asked teachers and parents not to “label” students on the basis of their performance or compare their grades with those of others. NCERT while announcing the fresh guidelines for Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) said that evaluation often is thought as labelling or comparing performance of children against one another through marks, grades or any other means by pointing out their weaknesses. “This kind of practice only humiliates students and lowers their self-esteem,” as…

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How to Handle Homesick Students

How to Handle Homesick Students

It’s not just college freshmen who long for the comfort of their parents and the familiarity of their childhood homes; many young children experience homesickness as well. In public school, boarding school, summer programs, and sleep-away camps, young students can experience the stress, nervousness, and discomfort of homesickness or separation anxiety even if they’re only gone for a short period of time. By learning the signs of homesickness and techniques to address this issue, teachers and parents can help students…

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SBI Education Loan 2018

SBI Education Loan 2018

SBI Education Loan Scheme is provided by State Bank of India (SBI) for the benefit of the students, Under this scheme students can avail the loan facility to sponsor their studies till the completion of the course and can repay the loan value after they get a job on behalf of their educational qualification. SBI Education loan proves to be beneficial for the students facing financial hindrance in their education. SBI Education Loan Interest Rate are also reasonable to the students…

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Teens, Social Media, and Narcissism

Teens, Social Media, and Narcissism

Can you remember the last day that you didn’t see a teenager taking a photo of themselves with their phone to upload to one of the myriad social media websites? Unsurprisingly, the word “selfie” was officially introduced into the English language in 2013 through addition to the Oxford Dictionary. The obsession that many teens have with sharing their lives (and faces) on social media has led some psychologists to believe this group is growing up to be narcissists. Data gathered…

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The Time Management Skills

The Time Management Skills

A career is well begun with an engineering degree. It is a degree that develops various skills and also enhances one’s thinking capabilities. But time management is an important factor to be maintained while pursuing or to complete the degree in a graceful way. ” Time management is Life Management” – Robin Sharma It is recorded that engineering students are likely to face more stress and frustration which gradually results in bad health issues and further complications. Engineering students face…

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6 Tips For Keeping Your Students Engaged in Class

6 Tips For Keeping Your Students Engaged in Class

The image of the bored, half-asleep, daydreaming teen sitting in a high school classroom is all too familiar for teachers. Most teenagers seem to treat school days like a prison sentence.A recent poll found that the top two words teenagers most associate with school are “bored” and “tired,” and this probably isn’t all that surprising. With schedules that are often packed with difficult classes, homework, and extracurricular activities, teenagers likely find sitting in a desk for hours a day to…

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How to Protect Students From Fake News

How to Protect Students From Fake News

For those raised in the information age, life without the internet is no life at all. It is often a primary focus of a teen’s day (75% of teens are online several times per day) and an important means by which they communicate with the world and take in new information. While information can be found in various sources across the internet, an overwhelming majority of teens and pre-teens tend to gather their information from social media sites like Facebook…

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