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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Parents need to limit children's screen time

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:40am by PERCIE WONG

    ... to calm her down and avoid causing a scene? I am noticing more and more children as young as two years of age with their own iPhones or iPads. It is common to see parents engaged in social gatherings give their children electronic devices as babysitters, and this trend is disturbing. I remember taking my daughter to gatherings at friends' homes, and I normally packed a bag ...

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    Between the lines: fathers who read to children are positive role models

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:45am by PERCIE WONG

    ... as a "feminine" activity," it notes. A father reading to his children, and the way he does this, can influence their academic development. Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook, believes fathers have the power to change this slide. "Fathers reading to children are one of the very best ways to reverse the academic ambivalence we're seeing in young boys," he writes. ...

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    Book offers an antidote to intensive mothering

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 10:23am by Annie Ho

    ... explores today's expectation of busyness, this maniacal need to be productive and give meaning to our lives. Having children means we devote countless more hours to making their lives ... two-year-old?" Or, "Should I start my six-month-old on Putonghua?" Schulte writes: "Time studies show that mothers' time with children has been climbing steeply, at the expense ...

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    Between the lines: teach your child to celebrate being different

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Books that celebrate being different are crucial for children I recently had coffee with friends who were emigrating to a small town in Australia. Aside from envying ... be the only non-Caucasian child. We considered the need for my friend to stock up on books about Chinese children living in a non-Chinese community. Wouldn't it be ideal to find picture books ...

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    Between the lines: children's book critic Leonard Marcus to visit city

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:39am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Lessons from the master Leonard Marcus is a living encyclopedia of children's literature who shares his knowledge through the many books that he has written, analysing the authors and artists who have created some of the genre's greatest works. He has reviewed children's books for The Washington Post and The New York Times, judged multiple book ...

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    How to get the most from e-books

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 09:21am by PERCIE WONG

    ... to 34 had read or downloaded books to a computer, mobile phone or tablet. A survey by publisher Scholastic of six to 17-year-olds, reinforces this: the proportion of children who read e-books ... books designed to assist with literacy by reading aloud to children, helping them sound out words, or by defining words. Such rich multimedia content, combined with the convenience of a tablet ...

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    Between the lines: explaining Easter's message to children

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Beyond a crucifixion fixation: explaining Easter's message to children To me, Easter is all about children's games, arts and crafts. This year's activities included making Easter bonnets, egg decorating, and countless egg hunts. My children, on the other hand, are fixated with the Crucifixion. They chat about Jesus dying on the cross, which ...

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    Between the lines: encourage your child to read over the summer break

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by PERCIE WONG

    ... Percie Wong life@scmp.com Summer break is a reader's delight With the summer break looming, many parents may be racking their brains about activities to keep their children engaged ... tracked groups of students from Baltimore, concluded that a long break from books in the summer may mean children lose interest and momentum in reading. Other research suggest that if children ...

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    Between the lines: The joy of book series

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Serialised stories open world of fun I am an advocate for parent-child reading, so my children are in the habit of bringing books to grown-ups for them to read out ... that are silly and delightful. Both Little Bear and Frog and Toad are quality children's picture books that also happen to serve as appropriate material for beginning readers. This is different from ...

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    Between the lines: the Cinderella story is common to many different cultures

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Annie Ho

    ... illustrator Young is Chinese, and like Steptoe, is among a small group of ethnic minority artists who have made a career in children's literature. The other variation tells of a disfigured Algonquin girl who beats out the competition- two beautiful but spoiled girls from the same village- to win the coveted role of new bride to the powerful Invisible Being. Rafe Martin adapts ...




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