Category Archives: General Topics

Articles about general topics for children and parents.

How to develop English speaking skills

As you know language is primarily speech, and knowing a language is often defined as the ability to understand and speak the language. It has also been noted that the development of the other language skills, namely reading skill and writing skill would be comparatively easy if they are based on an oral foundation. Continue reading

Methods of Teaching Reading

Like other language skills, reading is also a complex skill involving number of simultaneous operations. The process of reading may be divided into three stages. The first stage may be called the “recognition stage” where the learner recognises a word or group of words. Difficulty at this stage will largely depend upon the difference between the script of the learner’s mother tongue and English. Continue reading

How to Help Kids Learn

Every kid is different – different personalities, skills and behavior. This difference can be seen in their studies and interest to other activities. Some kids find studying a boring chore so much so that their minds are flying elsewhere whenever they are in school, but show too much interest in extracurricular activities. As a result, they oftentimes end up failing the subject. Continue reading

Educational Websites for Kids

The Internet is not only a source of entertainment it also serves as a repository of information, where kids and even elder learners can find educational and less known aspects of anything and everything. It is true that there is no single resource to show, which is accessible and infinite like INTERNET. Continue reading

Fun and Safe Social Networks for Children

If you have young children on Facebook or MySpace, they shouldn’t be — at least legally. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) prevents websites from collecting personal information about children who are under the age of 13 without their parents’ permission. Continue reading