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by cyrus posted 5 days 4 hours ago to Bullying

by Cyrus idea of of writing this musing is to present a case to state that the word 'bully' is not a relevant one to describe a child in an ECE environment.As a teacher, I have always thought it inappropriate to label children in this age group with a negative connotation. This has long term effects on a child as he could very easily grow out of a particular behaviour... continue reading

by Edutech posted 6 days 7 hours ago to School Improvement

There is no school without a proper network of education and administration. Schools and colleges need to understand the importance of it in order to survive in the education industry. Proper planning is required if an admin wants his/her academic institute to flourish in the market, therefore, a well-designed work plan need to be made available for the entire teaching staff so that no one has to... continue reading

by cyrus posted 2 weeks 3 days ago to K-12 Subject Areas

by Cyrus Taraporvala Steiner (1861-1925) believed that there are three stages of development from infancy to adulthood.The first stage is up to seven years of age when the child is sensitive to the surrounding environment and responds through the 'will'. This implies that learning takes place through doing, which is from movement and activity. The child is driven by... continue reading

by cyrus posted 2 weeks 3 days ago to K-12 Subject Areas

In his book, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Howard Gardner claims that all human beings do not have a single intelligence but actually possess a set of multiple autonomous intelligences. How does this relate to the young child, and how can we as early childhood teachers use the MI theory to assess children?Gardner (2011) has defined intelligence as, “the ability to solve... continue reading

by Sbrissett posted 3 weeks 6 days ago to School Improvement

We tend to think of creativity as an intriguing personality trait, but one that is only useful in practice to the artist or the aimless dreamer. But what if I told you that creativity, not in spite of the due emphasis on the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), is an increasingly essential skill to our children's success, both in school and on the job?Frankly, a non-... continue reading

by julyrobert posted 4 weeks 6 hours ago to Special Education

Online learning is an exceptional experience for candidates who wish to maintain balance between studies and work. Flexible learning environment is provided here. The learning pattern is innovative and encouraging. Discussion is a required part of E education because it helps to get a good grade. Every discussion takes place on a particular topic. It is online discussion that connects you with... continue reading

by cyrus posted 4 weeks 1 day ago to K-12 Subject Areas

by Cyrus Taraporvala children are engrossed in exploration and play in order to comprehend and make sense of the world around them. To analyse the importance of play during the early years I offer a brief summary in this reflection of mine.Before the development of oral language children are engrossed in sensory and physical exploration as a natural process to understand... continue reading

by cyrus posted 4 weeks 1 day ago to K-12 Subject Areas

by Cyrus Taraporvala brief personal perspective from New ZealandA number of years ago when I was teaching English to students of other languages in Hong Kong, I did some work for an international kindergarten. My job was to create a programme to promote language for children who were about to leave for primary school. Having taught children of all ages at primary and... continue reading

by cyrus posted 1 month 13 hours ago to Physical Education

A brief insight from an early childhood perspective.Early childhood is an extremely important period for children to develop their gross motor skills. Research indicates that those children who are unable to develop these Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) are less likely to indulge in sporting activities during the early years.In a research article, Hardy et al. (2010) suggest that there is a... continue reading

by kritika294 posted 1 month 2 days ago to K-12 Subject Areas

My son is extremely good in studies. He was always first or second but there always seemed to be something missing. He didn’t have many friends and never took part in any extracurricular activities.  Since my husband’s office moved to Electronic City, we had to find a school close to his office and our new home. We looked at a number of schools. Candor was just two years old when we first... continue reading