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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    The science of knowledge helps parents teach children

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com There's science behind the way students process knowledge It has been a privilege to facilitate the learning of exceptional young people in my teaching career. I have taught students who have achieved perfect scores ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Ways for parents to communicate with their children's teachers

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... as parents influences our children's in school. From my experience in the classroom, here are five resolutions parents can make this new school year to encourage a greater sense of responsibility from their children. Deal promptly with school documents Nothing embarrasses a student more than being one of the few who has to say: "My mother [or father] forgot to sign it", ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Father's passion for diving brings sons closer

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... For students, summer holidays are synonymous with play. This is essential to children’s development, contributing to their cognitive, physical, social and emotional well-being. Play also gives parents great opportunities to engage with their children. But adults’ workplace demands, coupled with the increased attention to study and enrichment activities for students, makes ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Handling stress: a biological view

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... conditions may not be the same people who perform best under stress Adele diamond, university of british columbia When viewed that way, the exam itself has a purpose. "Children benefit from ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Coping with job loss

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... their children deal with this change in the family situation? Jill Jukes, co-author of I've Been Fired Too, argues we can go a long way to ease the stress associated with unemployment by keeping our children informed in a realistic way that focuses on a positive outcome. It's important for children to be given age-appropriate information and the permission to confide, so that they have ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Beauty is still in the eye of the beholder

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... as to the number of women who routinely put themselves at risk by undergoing such beauty treatments. It is likely that some of them have children who are silently witnessing this obsession with being young ... and foster a positive attitude towards ageing. And if I have learned one thing from 30 years of parenting and teaching, it is that students and children learn best by example. We, as teachers ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning curve: parent-teacher conferences

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... was necessary because one was quietly taking charge in a way that allowed little collaboration. So, conference preparation means being familiar not just with the children’s performance in each subject, ... Try to meet all the teachers. I tend to see the parents whose children are excelling more regularly than parents of poor performers or students with behavioural issues. This may be due ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Projects beneficial despite the extra work

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by DR TERRY LAM

    ... gives children such a heavy workload. In 2001, the Education Bureau introduced projects to allow students to learn from practical experience. It is believed that in this way students can have ... is for your daughter to progress academically. You mentioned you had helped her until midnight to finish her project. It is understandable that parents do not want their children to be sleep-deprived. ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Liberal Studies

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... with children between the ages of three and six rated their children's ability to get on with others as "unsatisfactory". Council chief executive Christina Fang Meng-sang attributed this to a lack of socialisation outside school and suggested that the government should attach a social worker to each kindergarten. Can a social worker bring about a change in children's attitudes? ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning curve: what to do when heroes become zeroes

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... initial role models for children, Australian education researchers Lindsay Fitzclarence and Christopher Hickey suggest that other role models, especially in sport, have a strong influence on children. Another study led by Warren Payne from the University of Ballarat in Australia showed significant gender differences in the way athletes are viewed as role models, with males being more ...




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