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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: why texbooks are not an essential tool for teaching children

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 10:20am by KRIS GIENGER

    ... this is not specifically what your daughter is learning at school that week, which I suspect is what you mean. International schools apply an evaluation method that allows children to move along a continuum ... the local methods of teaching, in which all children follow the same textbook and have to pass the same test. That test is then a cut-off point, which may impact adversely on a child's future ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1439419/class-action-why-texbooks-are-not-essential-tool-teaching
  2. 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

    ... for children who feel they are no good at sport. With the addition of hormones and developing bodies some children will do anything to avoid PE, so your daughter is not alone in her feelings. However, physical exercise is a crucial part of the curriculum, being essential for overall healthy development. It is well researched that active children are likely to experience better physical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1450829/pe-can-help-set-child-healthy-future
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class action: comprehension is the key to becoming a competent reader

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Julie Mcguire

    ... but it is important to remember that the mechanical reading skills of some children can be different from their level of comprehension. Children enter school with very different levels of exposure to reading ... builds up confidence in young children. Bear in mind that your son will be doing different types of reading in school to develop his skills, and also be using reading as a part of other subjects. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1425238/class-action-comprehension-key-becoming-competent-reader
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: the value of drama lessons

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

    ... the children in his class are involved, but there doesn't seem to be any timetabled drama lessons. Is drama ever considered an individual subject at primary school? Is it still taught? Drama is often underestimated by parents and teachers as a valuable tool for high-level thinking and learning. It is also great fun and many children thoroughly enjoy it. Unfortunately, drama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1409712/class-action-value-drama-lessons
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Teaching of basic literacy skills is being eroded in our schools

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 11:50pm by Julie Mcguire

    ... for children, making it more likely that they retain the key concepts. For example, teaching reading comprehension skills through researching areas of interest or teaching drafting and editing skills ... a student up for success in most subjects. To write in an effective way, children need to be able to use adjectives and verbs, and communicate with their readers in an intelligible manner. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1399083/teaching-basic-literacy-skills-being-eroded-our-schools
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Philippines typhoon tragedy offers lesson in generosity

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:20pm by KRIS GIENGER

    ... in the Philippines was seriously affected by the storm and I'd like to teach him more about it. How can I build on what he has learned? What a lovely thought at this time of year, when many children ... taken place, but not comprehend their full impact. Many children see a disaster's aftermath, and learn about the charities supporting the rebuilding, but may think the work is done. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1393211/class-action-philippines-typhoon-tragedy-offers-lesson
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: There's a lot for little ones to learn in the kitchen

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by KRIS GIENGER

    ... down and push writing too much. Teachers need time to help children develop how they describe their world just by talking about it. They need to learn how to express their viewpoint orally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1109855/class-action-theres-lot-little-ones-learn-kitchen
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class action: beware of false praise

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

    ... hard. Her teachers say she could do much better if she applied herself. How can I encourage her to try harder? As well-meaning parents, we sometimes give false praise to our children ... that in wanting the best for your daughter, you can also put unconscious pressure on her which may lead to problems as she approaches her teenage years and affect her self-esteem. Sometimes, the children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1376857/class-action-beware-false-praise
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Limiting smartphone use for children

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 11:16am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... The advent of the smartphone is so recent that parents and educators are still trying to understand the implications for children. On the positive side, smartphones offer instant communication with family and friends and have become a key part of a child's social interactions. However, there is increasing concern about children developing dependencies on their electronic devices. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1221336/limiting-smartphone-use-children
  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Limiting smartphone use for children

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... The advent of the smartphone is so recent that parents and educators are still trying to understand the implications for children. On the positive side, smartphones offer instant communication with family and friends and have become a key part of a child's social interactions. However, there is increasing concern about children developing dependencies on their electronic devices. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1220714/limiting-smartphone-use-children

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