A Teachers Perspective

Increase your emotional intelligence #Life Part2

Your Emotional Intelligence Overall intelligence has long been believed to be one factor contributing to success in different areas of life, but some experts suggest that emotional intelligence may actually matter even more. Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to understand, utilise, and reason with emotions. Emotionally intelligent people are able to understand not only their own emotions,...

What to do if your kids cant make friends

Throughout our evolutionary history, the ability to make friends has been a crucial survival skill. Here are some research-based tips to help kids make friends. Teach kids how to converse in a polite way Kids improve their status with peers after they’ve been trained in “active listening" (e.g., Bierman 1986). An active listener is someone who...

When Is My Kid Ready For Kindergarten?

Starting kindergarten is filled with many challenges for little children. Don't be surprised if one day your child announces, “I'm not going to kindergarten.” You will need to provide your child with support as she takes this huge developmental leap Here are some strategies that will ease her transition. 1. When he says he does not want...

Why has my child lack of motivation

Your child does not seem interested in doing anything, it lacks motivation Be it schoolwork, art or music practice or even playing, he refuses to participate. Motivating kids is not easy, especially if they are lazy and tend to find an excuse for not doing anything. When your son or daughter is unmotivated, here is how...

Become Your Own Boss The right Job Part4

It involves hard work and, in many cases, longer hours than a traditional nine to five job. Hands-on Job There are plenty of jobs that involve working with your hands but do not involve a boss. If you have a good organizational eye and know your way around tools, you could start working as a spacemaker....

Be consistent but consider advice Part6

Consistent means that you follow through on a regular basis. Consistency can help you develop routines and form habits to accomplish your goals. Consistency leads to success, which is a compelling quality to others and affords you a boost in confidence. Being consistent also helps you develop a reputation for being dependable — people...

Development of Personality Part1

"Personality" is a term that describes the physical and mental state of a person. Tips for your personality development. Learn Important Social Skills If you are only attractive on the outside, it will never be enough to move you forward in your career or help you in your closest relationships. For this reason, it is important to sharpen...

Be Positive Show Enthusiasm Part4

Optimism is contagious. No one likes to be around someone who is constantly complaining or looking at the negative side of things. Additionally, pessimism leads to learned helplessness and weakness while optimism leads to power. People are attracted to others who can look at the bright side of things and can bring positivism to...

Kids Discipline: Strategies and Challenges

Behavioral problems and effective solutions for 6 - 9 Year-Kids Typical School-Age Kid Behavior No longer a “little kid” and not yet able to keep up with the “big kids,” your school-age child’s behavior is likely to reflect a transitional period of development. By and large, school-age kids are able to demonstrate prolonged concentration and...

How To Deal With School Bullies?

Bullies can make our lives difficult at any age even when you’re an adult—but you don’t have to sit by and take undeserved punishment from someone bigger, louder, or meaner than you. Here are a few approaches you can take. The first option is to ignore the bully. They’re attempting to upset you in an effort to...

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