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Parents can influence kids' musical tastes
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Parent Interventions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 10:52:57 IST

Parents can influence kids' musical tastes

A new survey by the music department of England’s University of York says that there is a window for influencing your child's musical taste, and that window closes around age 10.  According to a survey conducted among 2,000 parents, 82 per cent of them say their kids react most favourably to hearing new music before they are 10. After the age of 10, kids are more likely to dislike styles of music they don’t know very well or hear often. Having a wider taste in music include the ability to use music to manage their emotions, socialize and bond with others more easily, apart from having a better understanding of other cultures.Instead of enforcing their own musical tastes on children, parents should generate interest in different genres o

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Parent Interventions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 10:51:23 IST
Discipline strategies to tackle misbehaviour

Discipline strategies to tackle misbehaviour

A spects such as a child’s genetic make-up, developmental level, learning history, present environment, physical state and emotional experience determine how a child behaves. Disciplining children is not easy; misbehaviour is a normal part of growing up and cannot be eliminated. Parents need to be consistent in their approach and bu

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3rd Eye
January 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:21:18 IST
WIN THE BATTLE WITHIN

WIN THE BATTLE WITHIN

" I want my son,” a parent told me recently, “to be strong.” “In what sense?” I asked. “Physically strong. He should be able to stand up to anyone and not get intimidated. The world out there is brutal, you know?” * * * * * * * * * *I have spent my lifetime among the youth. As I recall the hundreds of young people I h

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Parent Interventions
December 21, 2018 Friday 01:26:42 IST
Stronger Self-Regulation In Childhood to Boost  Resilience

Stronger Self-Regulation In Childhood to Boost Resilience

Research at the University of Pittsburgh and Centre for Translational and Prevention Science at the University of Georgia has revealed that family-focused interventions offer a way of buffering against negative socio-emotional effects. Accordingly, family centred programmes play a role in improving outcomes over a long period of

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Parent Interventions
December 21, 2018 Friday 01:19:48 IST
Youth with good relationships stand up against bullying

Youth with good relationships stand up against bullying

Young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying or other aggressive behaviour at school, according to a new study conducted by researchers at North Carolina State University, New York. The findings, published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, found that kids who were alr

Editor’s Note : Thought for the week

The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home- William Temple Quotes

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National Edu News
January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:07:53 IST
400 Eklavya residential schools planned

400 Eklavya residential schools planned

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that by 2022, the tribal communities of India will have over 400 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) for them. Now, every block comprising more than 50 per cent of the tribal population in India and at least 20,000 tribal people will have

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International Edu News
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:14:01 IST
Cambridge hosts IoT tech challenge

Cambridge hosts IoT tech challenge

Cambridge university hosted The Future Engineer Youth STEM Maker UK Challenge 2018 on its renowned campus. Teams of young people from China and the UK aged from 9 to 16 took part in a series of competitions focusing on a range of activities, including imagining how the Internet of Things could transform people’s lives in the decades ahead.

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Technology Inceptions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 12:04:08 IST
Tesla to Start Delivering Model 3 to China Buyers in March

Tesla to Start Delivering Model 3 to China Buyers in March

Tesla said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the US electric vehicle (EV) maker's chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about late last year.The California-based firm, which aims to accelerate Chinese sales that have been hit hard by the impact of trade tension between

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Technology Inceptions
January 05, 2019 Saturday 11:51:55 IST
ISRO Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month

ISRO Working on Chandrayaan-2 Launch for Next Month

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country's second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said Thursday."We are all trying hard. Definitely, it should be possible to launch the mission in February," a senior ISRO official told PTI. It is expected by the middle of next mont

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
January 02, 2019 Wednesday 02:41:07 IST
Check-listing for problem-solving

Check-listing for problem-solving

George Polya, Hungary-born educationalist and the Stanford Professor, is exalted as the Father of Problem Solving, on account of his path-breaking book, How to solve it?, which was sold over a million copies and got translated into 17 different languages.  An unassuming student as he was, George shifted his discipline of study very often a

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Creative Living
December 14, 2018 Friday 01:59:41 IST
Want giant leaps? Take baby steps

Want giant leaps? Take baby steps

There is an insightful story of a pastor, who wanted to change the position of the piano in the church in order to improve its acoustics. One fine Sunday, the people discovered that the position of the piano has been changed from left side in the balcony of the church to the middle. The parish council was called out to discuss the matter and t

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table January 02, 2019 Wednesday 01:12:29 IST
Cultivate New Tech Farm Beckons Gen Next

Cultivate New Tech Farm Beckons Gen Next

Everyone is a beneficiary of agriculture. Yet very few are concerned about the realities behind cultivation. People tend to indulge in a culture of relishing good food, without ever thinking of the routes or the roots behind the scenes.India has often been called a ‘sleeping giant’ in terms of utilisation of its manpower. Perhaps the term