I especially love gifts for children that have an educational value to them. BrightMinds, offer the most fun and educational toys for children of all ages, and they are pioneers when it comes to development. They believe that learning can be fun and know that sometimes all it takes is the right toy and a little imagination. I love this ethos.
Choosing a school for your children can feel like a huge responsibility, especially if you are moving areas and don’t have much local knowledge. Processes can differ from area to area; catchment areas may or may not be a thing, depending where you are moving to; and some schools just might not be right for some children. It really is a lot to think about.
Independent learning is studying where students take charge of their learning without depending on the teacher, or, when at home, their parents. They learn to take the initiative in their education; the transition from traditional to independent learning is a bit challenging. However, students can reap its full benefits with the proper guidance.
As parents we all want our children do well at school and reach their full potential, whatever that looks like for them. It’s not enough to send them off to school and expect everything to all magically click into place though. Parents need to be engaged in this process.
Changes need to happen in school systems as lots of students don’t see the value of going to school. We need to live in a world where everyone sees the value of education and enjoys going to learn and develop.
Home-schooling is not something I’ve ever considered myself. I do feel that going to school is the best for our children and that’s not something I would want to change. However, I am really interested in the idea of home-schooling and I can certainly see the benefits for some families. Home-schooling is where parents take […]
One of the most glaring inadequacies in most education systems has been the total absence of financial education. This is doubly strange in light of the fact a lack of financial education leads to a number of problems, many of which are very difficult to overcome. We live in a faced paced world, things are […]
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope you are all reminding each other how much you love each other today. Clearly we should do that every day but today is another good reminder. For Valentine’s Day, UNICEF is releasing a beautiful new video paying tribute to the one of the greatest loves of all – the […]