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Movement And Breathing Breaks Help Students Stay Focused On Learning

Movement And Breathing Breaks Help Students Stay Focused On Learning

  For many kids, sitting still all day in school is a big challenge, which is why movement breaks are good practice, whether it’s in elementary school or high school. Additionally, learning science shows us that movement activates the brain and improves cognition. “This idea of children sitting for long periods of time, they aren’t naturally wired to do that,” said Dr. Pamela Cantor, Founder and Chief Science Advisor of Turnaround for Children in an Edutopia video series on the science of learning. “So…

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How to Develop a Greater Sense of Motivation in Students

How to Develop a Greater Sense of Motivation in Students

  Teachers can know their content backwards and forwards. They might have put hours into their lesson plans. But if their students aren’t motivated, learning won’t happen. Often, childhood experiences may make motivation harder for students, according to a new working paper from the National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, a multidisciplinary research collaborative housed at Harvard University. The paper takes a look at the machinery of motivation: what’s going on in children’s brains when they’re motivated, and what’s holding them back? The…

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If you think you will fail, then you definitely will!

If you think you will fail, then you definitely will!

If you think you will fail, then you definitely will! Success requires a mindset to succeed. Knowledge and skills are not enough if your mind is not geared towards success. Self-regulation and direction of the mind to welcome success are absolutely necessary. What are fixed and growth mindsets? A person with a fixed mindset sees mistakes as failures and is of the belief that their knowledge and learning are fixed according to their intelligence levels. They do not make the…

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Learning How and When To Say No

Learning How and When To Say No

Why Say No People will respect you.People who say yes to everything in an attempt to be liked are quickly recognized as pushovers. When you say no to someone you are letting them know that you have boundaries. You are showing that you respect yourself–and that is how you gain respect from others. People will actually see you as more dependable. When you say yes only when you have the time and true ability to do a great job, then you’ll gain a…

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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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