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Month: August 2018

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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