Parents

Home education support success

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Providing education support for children who struggle to attend school or have complex challenges can be difficult to navigate. However, there are suitable solutions out there that can assist with home education and implementing the right support for children. 

EDClass had the privilege of speaking with the head of therapy and business development from Bibic, Chelsey Oxley to discuss why they have recommended the provider to parents who require an effective home education solution. Relating to Bibic’s services, Chelsey said: 

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3 affordable school uniform tips

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For many families, the start of the new school year signals the beginning of stress over the ever-increasing cost of school uniforms. The cost of living is already straining the family’s resources, and now there are other concerns like paying for the child’s school uniform.

Very few stores sell the designated school uniform required by schools, which makes them relatively expensive. Additionally, as a child grows or the uniform becomes soiled and yellow, parents are often encouraged to purchase newer uniforms. From a financial and environmental standpoint, it is beneficial to wait to replace your child’s uniform until it needs replacement or no longer fits.

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Why is primary education important?

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Primary education fulfils the needs students due the first few years of school life. 

It aims to ensure the development of children – in order to develop their social, cognitive, cultural, emotional and physical skills to the best of their abilities.

Primary education overall improves children’s awareness, opens opportunities and reduces inter-generational poverty. Ultimately access to higher standards of education has more of an impact on academic progress than other factors, including social/economic family background and gender.

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What are the four ways of learning?

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It can be a challenge for teachers to quickly identify the ways of learning in which their pupils work best.

Teachers often compare how best to educate their pupils. But there are four ways of learning which each child will fall under.

The four types of learning are visual, auditory, kinetic and logical.

What do these mean and how can it impact how you teach your learners? This blog post explains.

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Why is game-based learning important at home?

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Game Based Learning plays an important role in teaching and learning.

Gaming creates a dynamic that can inspire learners to develop skills and build an emotion connection to learning and subject matter.

Why is it important to engage with learning at home and how can games based learning help achieve this?

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5 ways children and parents can stop cyberbullying

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There are reports that cyberbullying may be on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic. 

According to Sameer Hinduja, professor of criminology and criminal justice at Florida University, “When smartphones and social media became ubiquitous for students, cyberbullying rates went up. This makes sense, of course, because there was now an almost limitless number of potential targets and aggressors.”  

But if increased cyberbullying is inevitable, what can parents and children themselves do about it?

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