Grades/Marks do more Harm than Good !

For decades, grades have been the primary form of communicating and reflecting student mastery. A myth that has taken hold, but ironically no one thinks grades are able to communicate learning with any sort of accuracy or consistency. Teachers feel compelled to “grade,” (the verb form) any and all student work, believing that a letter[…]

Why is Parenting Education important?

Because children acquire the abilities to become responsible, caring adults and citizens of their society from the people who are most intensely involved with them, parenting is the most important and challenging job any of us can have; yet, it receives little support or recognition in our society.  There is very little formal training for[…]

Why do our children need to do the household work?

    Given the fact that future is uncertain and we might not always be by our children s side, what is our biggest job as parents? Our most fundamental responsibility is not only ensuring that they are loved protected, safe and secure but also that they are able to deal with any challenge life throws at[…]

LET’S OPEN THE DOOR TO A SAFE ENVIRONMENT – Lets talk about SEX

  “12 yrs old critical after sexual assault”; “Elder jailed for trying to rape 4-year-old girl”; “Man arrested for rape attempt on friend’s child”; “A 2 year old girl from Colva was raped by her neighbor” “A four-year-old child, who was sleeping outside her house with her parents, was kidnapped and raped by two men,[…]

Going Beyond #MeToo

A hashtag with two simple words ‘Me Too’ has gone viral and transformed into a global social movement to send across a powerful message against sexual harassment. Millions of people across the world are now taking to social media to share their ordeal using the hashtag ‘MeToo’. This phenomenon reveals the terrifying magnitude of sexual[…]

Social Media Syndrome

Social Media Syndrome – Impact on our Children   FACEBOOK    SNAPCHAT     INSTAGRAM    TWITTER These words which are such an important part of our daily lives were seemingly insignificant just about 5 years ago. Today everyone has a profile on one or more of these sites. Social media has completely redefined the way we socialize. The[…]

6 WAYS TO EFFECTIVELY NEGOTIATE WITH YOUR TEENAGE CHILDREN

It’s either their way or our way! In our generation we used to easily give in (to our parents) and now we still give-in (to our children)! As parents, you have said these words a million times. Life with children is an ongoing negotiation; be it about sleeping on time, studying, watching TV, or spending[…]