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Books That Should Be On Every High School Curriculum

Books That Should Be On Every High School Curriculum

People are battling over the English curricula recently; “which books should be included and which should not”, but we must all agree the world is changing and education should be able to cope with the change. It is via our language arts programs in the public school system that we can educate our way to a stronger, more caring populace. Many of the works on the following list are already on school reading lists, while others address critical social and…

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How To Learn Emotional Intelligence

How To Learn Emotional Intelligence

We all know people who are excellent listeners, whether in business or our personal life. They always seem to know just what to say – and how to say it – so that we aren’t insulted or disturbed, no matter what scenario we’re in. They’re kind and sympathetic, and even if we don’t discover a solution to our situation, we usually leave with a renewed sense of hope and optimism. We’ve all met people who are masters at controlling their…

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3 Best Educational Shows for Toddlers and Pre-schoolers– A Handy Guide for Parents

3 Best Educational Shows for Toddlers and Pre-schoolers– A Handy Guide for Parents

We congratulate every parent who has made it to 2020 without jeopardizing their toddlers’s education. If you need some screen time to help you through some of those long days, check out my selection of the greatest educational shows for toddlers and preschoolers. With such a significant shift in people’s habits, ‘indoor life’ has only increased parental responsibilities to enable their children to play and study at home without jeopardizing their development. With so much spare time on their hands,…

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Mental Health Tips For Covid-19 Period

Mental Health Tips For Covid-19 Period

Teachers, school counsellors, and school personnel have remained intently focused on assisting their children and continuing to do their jobs throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In some circumstances, this may entail teaching, caring for loved ones (children or others), and facing the same obstacles as everyone else. While mental health services have been (rightfully) prioritized for helping kids, parents, and others, less attention has been paid to the mental health of educators who are also attempting to find balance in our…

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How Bullying Is Getting Worse…

How Bullying Is Getting Worse…

Bullying is a word that is unfortunately recurrent these times. Our children are being the victims of their classmates, and sometimes it seems to not bother the learning establishment, or at times it simply goes unnoticed (which is worse, I don’t have a clue). It is one of the worst things that students may have to endure during their school years, as it will have major consequences on their later lives. They can come out of the situation hurt, traumatized,…

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Parent-Teacher in Education; A Competition Or A Collaboration?

Parent-Teacher in Education; A Competition Or A Collaboration?

It’s been a tough two years for education. This pandemic has disrupted our lives, and the educational sector has taken a toll. It is an opportunity for teachers, caregivers, and parents to work together hand-in-hand to provide the best to the students; however, this is not going as planned; parents and teachers are not responding to this situation with ambition. They are mostly claiming their power within the sector, and most of the time, this is not pretty. Most of…

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School Bullying; How Parents And Teachers Will Help To Battle Bullying

School Bullying; How Parents And Teachers Will Help To Battle Bullying

We have all seen the movie “Mean Girl” or at least heard about it once in our lives. My friends and I have seen the film a thousand times and every time we laugh at how stupid the characters sound, but once we thought about how the film could promote bullying. In the film, bullying seems to have no consequences, but in reality, it impacts the victim and their surrounding. Should students encounter bullying in movies like Mean Girl, which…

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Violence In School: Save Our Children From Corporal Punishment

Violence In School: Save Our Children From Corporal Punishment

As parents, we send our children to school to develop, learn, grow and make friends. Most parents look at educational institutions with trust, which makes sense, who would send their children to a place that cannot be trusted, after all? But this is exactly what happens in various institutions, and the phenomenon of “schools are the perpetrators” is not new, but we are more aware of it now, and everyone should be. Pandemic Teachers cannot save their students from the…

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How to Create an Inclusive Classroom

How to Create an Inclusive Classroom

Inclusion is discussed at length nowadays. It is important to have an inclusive classroom that is equitable for each student. Most students spend a minimum of 6 hours a day in a classroom which they share during a year surrounded by mostly the same students. A classroom is a small community, and it is important that everyone feels valued and appreciated so that their learning journey goes by smoothly. Let us discover how teachers can make their teaching space a…

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Mental Health In School

Mental Health In School

School can be pretty overwhelming and sometimes, our kids get worried. In the past, discussing mental health was still taboo, and people would have told you to just toughen up and that’s it. Nowadays, mental stability is extensively discussed in many areas, so why are schools still lagging behind? Students face mental health challenges too. While not everyone suffers from diagnosed mental health conditions, we all have moments where we’re not in top form and our mental health concerns need…

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