Author: Rahul Ajit

4 Myths About Online Extracurricular Learning Programs

Extracurricular activities are designed to help children grow beyond academics. Activities such as sports, music, theater etc. can help children develop their individual interests. As schools closed due to the pandemic, learning has largely moved online.  Classes are continuing virtually but students are experiencing a decline in socialisation and creative energy and an increase in […]

5 Language Podcasts To Give Your Child A Head Start

So many phone applications exist today for both children and adults to learn a new language. Usually a combination of phrases, images and repetitive exercises, these apps introduce the learner to cursory knowledge about the language. ‘Bonjour’, ‘Namaste’ or ‘Adios’ might be those few words that stick in our brains. Although this interest quickly fizzles […]

5 Crucial Life Skills Children Develop by Learning Music

When children study music, they are learning more than just how to play an instrument. They are learning essential life skills. These important skills can help a child to thrive inside the classroom and outside, as they grow older and experience life. So what are the ways in which learning music can help your child […]

3 Positive Ways To Keep Children Engaged When Working From Home

There’s no denying it: juggling working from home with children has its challenges. Most parents will agree that having your child around your home office can be tricky. While the occasional Zoom call interruptions can be cute, there is a better way.  In this article, you can find some great activities that children can engage […]

How Childhood Music Education Improves the Adult Brain

Have you ever wondered at what stage a human being begins to respond to music? The answer may surprise you as human responsiveness to music actually begins in the womb, before a child is even born. It’s at this final stage of fetal development that a child is able to discern sounds from outside the […]

More Than a Song: How Music can be Therapeutic for Children

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”  – Billy Joel Those who are fans of music might have already experienced how music can have a healing effect. Greek philosopher, Pythagoras was the first […]

The Lifelong Benefits of a Childhood Music Education

Plato, considered one of the most important philosophers of all time, once stated that “musical training is a more potent instrument than any other because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul”. Over the years, scientific research has showcased time and again how learning music as a child is […]

Not Just Fun and Games: Why Your Child Should Take That Extracurricular Art Class

Art offers many advantages to your child’s development, and they need not be budding Picassos to reap its benefits Everyone has a memory of art class, be it as an outlet for creative expression or simply a nice break from tedious classes. These days visual arts are a core part of any school’s curriculum, but […]

4 Reasons Why The Children Of The Internet Should Learn Chess

Chess is not just a boring board game. It’s a game that develops the player’s focus and logical thinking.  The digital era that children grow up in today overloads us with information. Attention spans are continuing to dwindle, and children today learn that to consume is to skim. It’s for this reason that learning chess […]

Things Your Child Can Learn Outside Of School

It can be liberating to pursue wholeness instead of perfection. The current education system, which we can all agree is a work in progress, is constantly pushing an ideal of perfection. Schools tend to place a high value on the highest academic ranks, best performing athletes, and children who are accomplished musicians or dancers. The […]

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