Education

What is digital resilience?

by ParentalChoice
in Screens, safety, Parenting, Education, children's safety, Children
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As parents we are constantly faced with new challenges and the need to learn new skills, not least when it comes to how we can help our children learn how to use the internet.  Digital Parenting Magazine aim to provide parents with the latest expert advice to help children’s life skills needed in the online world and so w...

The Homework Battle

by ParentalChoice
in teaching reading skills, schools, Family, Education, Children
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Homework, as many of us know at Parental Choice, can be a battle at the best of times so we turned to educational expert Rachel Vecht, founder of Educating Matters (www.educatingmatters.co.uk), for her top tips on how to win the homework battle. “Over the past twenty years, homework is certainly a topic I have thought ...

School Food Matters

by ParentalChoice
in Education, Children's health, Children
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When our children start school, we are no longer responsible for the food they eat during school time but we still care. Stephanie Wood, founder of the charity, School Food Matters, shares her views on the importance of teaching children about healthy food choices within school and beyond. “At School Food Matters we receive lo...

Why Holidays Matter?

by ParentalChoice
in Holidays, Education, Children
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A big discussion point for all parents with school age children is do you take your children out of school for a holiday?  We all have our own personal views and with the recent case in the High Courts the subject of holidays and school is a hot topic.  Blogger and Teacher, Stacie at Parker & Me ...

Exams – “What’s the point? I’m going to fail anyway!”

by ParentalChoice
in schools, Education, Children
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We know how our children like to take advice more from their teachers than us parents, so we decided to ask a Teacher from a top London school for his advice on exams preparation. Thanks Anthony and good luck to you all out there doing exams! The exams are fast approaching and you know, in ...

Exam Matters

by ParentalChoice
in schools, Education
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As Parents with children going through exams, at what ever age, we can feel helpless as they are the ones having to do the revision and sit the dreaded exam. How can we as parents help them study and find the right revision technique to suit their style? We asked Rachel Vecht, former school teacher, ...