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Announcing the ParentEdge Annual Book Review Contest 2015!

We are back with our third Annual Book Review Contest for children of all age groups. Last year’s contest was fun and successful, with over 130 entries from across the country. Many schools were...

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...

Teach kids to code the games they play

This blog has been contributed by Guest Blogger, Sumedha Singh. The joys of learning by doing! A couple of years back, my then 6 year old came back home from school all excited, glowing with joy and...

Learning to Learn – How to Learn is More Important than What you Learn

Learning in itself has been a word of debate forever and from there stemmed our need to define what the difference between learning and education was. A third, very simple concept is literacy. What...

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...

What should the role of education be?

The understanding of Education, as we all know it, has not been questioned for generations now. We modify our textbooks to bring knowledge content up to date. We innovate on new subjects, train our...

Helping your child cope with exam stress

My son has been writing his class 12 exams during the last two weeks and it has been a stressful period for everybody at home. His strong dislike of rote learning (which is unfortunately the norm in...

Fostering a Love for Learning in your Child

So, your child does not sit in one place when it’s time for homework? Let us rewind back to the time when the child was a toddler. If you spend a fair bit of time with the child early on, reading,...

What parents can teach their kids about Mandela

The world is mourning the death of Nelson Mandela, an extraordinary man, a symbol of strength, dignity, leadership, survival and courage. Our children’s generation (many of whom were born after...

What to Do when Kids Ask Tough Questions

Kids ask questions. Whenever they want, wherever they like. They ask because they are curious. They ask because they think you know. If they knew that they can get those answers somewhere else, they...