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why is math important

Why Is Math Important? — Does Learning Math Have a Positive Effect on Success?

Mathematics is obviously a huge part of childhood education. Most countries list mathematics as one of the most essential (if not the most essential) subjects in the school curriculum. However, why is math important? One reason may be the intellectual link between mathematics and general intelligence. Another might be the understanding that math must be […]
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What Is Your Role As A Parent In Your Child’s Education?

While every child may learn differently, one thing is for sure – every child is always learning. Learning starts at the earliest age imaginable and continues throughout one’s entire life. But the early years are when the foundation is built, so it’s arguably the most important stage of learning. Keeping this in mind, it’s easy […]
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How To Help A Child Focus And Pay Attention

As the old expression quotes, “energy flows where the attention goes.” No expression was ever more accurate. No attention means no critical thinking means no progress. In the classroom, so many constructive seconds, minutes, and hours await the attentive learner. Several studies support how high levels of concentration leave a lower susceptibility to distraction. There’s […]
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Stress in Children: How Pressure Affects Kids

Those with a goal live their life on the road to greater achievement, day in and day out. They must put the utmost energy toward reaching their goals—ones they’ve either set for themselves or ones that others set for them. Unfortunately, obstacles, hardships, and deadlines often pave the road to achievement. We’ve all had to […]
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Setting Limits When Parenting 

Every parent has pondered the topic of setting limits at one point or another. Teachers have asked the same, having the extra challenge of governing several children within a classroom. There is a delicate balance between freedom and restriction. This balance improves the quality of life when we approach it in the right way. Adults […]
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Pros and Cons of Online Learning For Kids

With the advent of the 2020 pandemic, students were forced to adjust to a new way of learning — online learning. This, of course, held true for teachers and parents as well, who had to accommodate their teaching style to an online learning platform. As with all big adjustments, this brought about new challenges in […]
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The Importance of Perseverance

How to Teach Children Perseverance and Consistency   The journey of self-discovery is riddled with one challenge after the other—and it’s a necessary component. Some challenges are so easy that you forget them the moment they appear. Other challenges are so frustrating they make you want to pull your hair out! This being said, when […]
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Why Losing Is Important For Children

Why Losing is Important for Children   Losing can be tough. As adults with responsibilities, the real-world demands our success in more ways than one. Finances, family, and work, to name the big ones. With the burden of winning on our shoulders, we take on the world and teach others how to do the same. […]
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How To Motivate Kids Through Playfulness

How to motivate kids through playfulness? Motivating children in the classroom can be a challenge. Each child has different interests, emotions, desires, triggers, and energy levels. What works for one may not work for all. Each day comes with its emotional ebb and flow. Luckily, there are multiple techniques that aid teachers who find themselves […]
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Teaching Humbleness: How to React to Bragging Kids

Kids, teenagers, adults — we all love celebrating our accomplishments. And we should. If you work hard for your achievements, it’s worth congratulatory recognition. Even good fortunes, lucky circumstances, and abundance, in general, is worth taking note of. However, these words become more hurtful than helpful when used to promote separation between ourselves and others. […]
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