Did you know that most parents spend more than nine hours glued to their mobile phones? That’s not including the hours spent at work. How about you? Do you spend three? Four? Five? You might be underestimating it. Yes, you read that right. According to a report published by Common Sense Media, even
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Children are curious by nature. You can’t stop them from exploring the world. They will always find stuff to experiment with. And their innate curiosty leads them to bombard us with a million questions. To occupy their perpetually inquisitive minds, you can do science experiments using materials you already have at home. Don’t
Ensuring our kids' safety online should be our No. 1 priority. With so many tools and apps available online, what can we do as parents? How can we protect our kids from seeing disturbing videos spreading all over the internet? YouTube Kids started out in 2015, and its main goal was to provide
Nowadays, when we say “games,” it's not just limited to physical activities like basketball or soccer. “Games” can also mean computer games. You are probably reading this with your eyebrows raising. Hear me out, I know that computer games, online gaming in particular, have a negative connotation these days. Believe or not, there
It’s normal to feel anxious at exam time. After all, exam anxiety is a common occurrence among students no matter their age. Some students are able to handle these overwhelming feelings of fear and anxiety while others succumb to the anxiety. In some extreme situations, students get depressed and experience panic attacks. This
Sensei Miwako was live on KPAM Radio. Abacus math is certainly calling the attention of parents, especially at the elementary school level where STEM-related activities are at the center of their education. Parents that are looking for ways to keep their child engaged and focused in a world of digital distractions are finding
You’ve probably watched your kids stare blankly at their math homework. It's been more than 10 minutes, and they haven't tackled the first problem. You try to give it more time. But, the moment you check on their progress, you discover they have abandoned math and turned to something more fun on the
I'm back again with more tips in helping your child to overcome common test mistakes. If you need want to read Part 1, you can do so by clicking this link. If you know that your child has an important test coming up, you can help him be ready for the big day
This is a popular topic among the parents here at JAMS.Every parent invested in their child’s education has felt it: the frustration upon learning a test was botched. It’s never fun to hear about the messed-up bubble sheet, the broken pencil, or the confusion the child felt with the instructions or the questions on
Time management is a critical skill that children take into adulthood. We practice it in the classroom, but there are ways that you can implement time management into your routines at home too. Time management does not need to be boring. You can teach them the fun side of managing your own time