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This is the best tone of voice parents should use to motivate their kids, researchers say

By |2019-10-19T08:35:52+08:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: General|

Helpful considerations for parents when speaking with their child. Consider tone of voice and words used. This is the best tone of voice parents should use to motivate their kids, researchers sayTeens respond differently when their parents sound controlling versus supportive. Here's how adjusting your tone can increase your kid's success, according to a [...]

Parenting In Practice: How to Advocate for the Whole Child — Psych Learning Curve

By |2019-10-17T10:00:11+08:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: General|

Many useful tips here for parents. The importance of including child in self-advocacy is a critical consideration. Read more: Parenting In Practice: How to Advocate for the Whole Child — Psych Learning CurveWhile there is no easy path to becoming and remaining an effective parent advocate, keeping a few points in mind may help [...]

7 reasons to let your kids fail, according to psychology

By |2019-10-15T08:52:08+08:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: General|

7 reasons. "Every child needs to know that they have an unlimited source of support in their parents, who will love and accept them no matter how badly they've failed" 7 reasons to let your kids fail, according to psychologyChildren should feel loved and supported, but protecting them constantly from failure is a disservice [...]

How Making Kindness a Priority Benefits Students

By |2019-10-13T09:43:03+08:00October 13th, 2019|Categories: General|

"It matters that the young learn to be kind because a caring outlook is linked to positive life outcomes across multiple domains" How Making Kindness a Priority Benefits StudentsAchievement is considered a higher priority than caring for others, according to kids surveyed. But having a school and family culture that values kindness can reap [...]

Perspective | Students in high-achieving schools are now named an ‘at-risk’ group, study says

By |2019-10-01T22:06:09+08:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: General|

It is so important parents help children maintain a sense of balance in their lives. "When a child’s sense of self-worth is dependent on what they achieve, it can lead to anxiety and depression. Anxiety can come from worrying about keeping up with or outshining peers, while depression can be caused by a failure [...]

Talking With Your Children About Stress

By |2019-09-22T22:39:49+08:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: General|

Its gearing up time for the year end exams for our awesome students. Its inevitable that they experience stress. Some stress can be helpful to spur us on. How can we help them? As parents we can be available to them. Here are more tips: Talking With Your Children About StressParents can offer assistance [...]

How to Develop a Greater Sense of Motivation in Students

By |2019-09-19T09:50:52+08:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: General|

Developing our child's inner fire to learn: How to Develop a Greater Sense of Motivation in StudentsLearn new insights into how motivation works, why it can lag, and what we can do to help students develop it. Researchers look at approach motivation and avoidance motivation and how they both work in a person's life. [...]