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Category Archive: Blog, Education and Career

Lessons from the Gurukul System

This blog has been contributed by Guest Blogger, Sumedha Singh. I have no memory of my grandfather. He wasn’t around when I was growing up but over the years, I have got glimpses of his life from...

My ‘Editing’ Experience

This blog has been contributed by 13-year old Pulari M Baskar from Chennai, who was the Student Editor of the March-April 2015 issue of ParentEdge. Hello fellow earthlings! And our extra- terrestrial...

10 Tips to Bid Final Exam Stress Goodbye

Final exams are round the corner! Waves of stressful thoughts engulf the minds of children. A little bit of stress can be a good thing as it motivates us to really work hard.  But exams can make...

My Experience Working at ParentEdge Magazine

This blog has been contributed by Ashmita Chatterjee, Student Editor of the upcoming Jan-Feb 2015 issue of the magazine. I worked as the student editor at ParentEdge Magazine from June – August...

The Importance of Sending your College Applications in Early

I know that many students cannot really take parents’ warnings about the need to finish applications earlier than deadlines seriously. You think, “Come on, finishing the applications in the...

How to be more Productive by Effectively Managing your Time

This blog post was contributed by Jairam Balakrishnan, Director, Pearson Schools Only those who know the true value of time and can manage it productively become responsible in life. They can keep up...

Reviewing your Early Application: Things to Look out For

“I’m Late, I’m Late, For a Very Important Date” Most schools with Early Application plans in the US will have deadlines in early November. Usually November 1st or November 15th. So I...

My Experiences with ParentEdge

Looking up information on sleep patterns of children was most definitely not what I envisaged myself doing when I was a student editor at ParentEdge. (In hindsight, that seems a little obvious to me...

E-learning for High School Students through MOOCs

EdX announces the launch of 27 new MOOCs for high-school students A few issues ago, we had done some extensive research and spoken to a number of experts to bring you an article on e-learning and how...

Do Children Need Imagination?

A generation back most of the children usually finished their twelfth from the same school they started in. (unless of course they were Armed Forces kids). What with the world shrinking so...