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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

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    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 ...

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    Learning Curve: bilingual education for the IB diploma

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... of instruction for academic subjects. In Hong Kong, there has always been demand for children attending local schools to be fluent in English and Cantonese. International schools have generally required ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning curve: summer school

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... them, from photography to Lego, or have improved their swimming or football skills. Parents of successful children encourage them to catch up on their reading, engage in volunteer work and learn ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Financial studies teach students the value of money

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... but representative of value, and, at last, of moral values." My husband and I ticked off most of our "check list" of things we believed our children had to know before they went off ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Stigma of epilepsy makes sufferers hide condition

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... if the seizures are well controlled. When two of my students had their first seizures in school, one was with an older sibling and the other was with friends. In both instances, children who witnessed ...




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