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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: the importance of teaching children good social skills

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by JESSICA OGILVY STUART

    ... second nature to him. At home, you can start to teach your son a few ways of starting conversations which can be based on items, shared topics or even questions. People of all ages can use props ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: dealing with disruptive children

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:59am by Julie Mcguire

    ... deficit, lack of parameters or attention at home or naturally challenging personalities. If you have concerns, you should discuss them with the school. The senior management team may be able ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    PE can help set a child up for a healthy future

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 10:50am by Julie Mcguire

    ... by her peers for poor coordination or if she feels she is always the last to be picked for a team. This may strongly affect the way she feels about the lessons. It is natural that friendships ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: the value of drama lessons

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 11:11am by Julie Mcguire

    ... catch up with theoretical researchers who recognise the importance of nurturing creativity. In our busy modern world this is a vital experience for children. It not only develops thinking skills ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class action: beware of false praise

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:49pm by Julie Mcguire

    ... reach their full potential when others do not. She discovered that students who were consistently praised for their intelligence or natural talent tended to become very passive, lose interest ... who start out as being the best in school or have natural talent in a particular area don't necessarily end up being the best. In other words, they don't reach their full potential ...

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    How to help your child succeed in a school interview

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by JESSICA OGILVY STUART

    ... Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart life@scmp.com Young Einsteins should act natural in interviews My children have school interviews next year, and I want to start planning now. What can I do? ... of British schools, and I can tell when a child has memorised answers. Listing "Einstein" as a personal role model is generally a giveaway. You want your child to be spontaneous and natural ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: quality homework should be balanced with downtime

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... It is natural for children as young as your son to want to play or follow their own interests after a long day at school. But many well-meaning parents don't realise the importance of creative ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: when parents' fears stand in the way of a child's school trip

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... by schools to extend and enrich the curriculum. It is entirely natural for parents to be anxious, especially about the residential trips, which take their precious offspring away from home ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Curriculum evolves for a brave new world

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... reality and encourages creative and critical thinking. It also makes learning relevant. Links between traditional subjects can be better made in a natural and meaningful way. It is also more ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    When his homework just doesn't add up

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... it all the time as a natural part of his life. Use everyday opportunities to aid his learning and awareness. A trip to the supermarket is an opportunity to practise skills such as working out ...




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