'He was a slow learner; he would take his time to grasp the concepts. He needed someone to guide him with a lot of patience, and not many teachers had that.'
Kutcher told talk show host Jimmy Fallon that they have been home-schooling their two kids -- Wyatt and Dimitri -- and that they prepare a curriculum for the week.
Virtual learning has made children more independent and self-reliant. Kids as young as five years have understood the nuances of a digital platform.
Depending upon how much screen time you allow your kids to have, here are some recommendations.
In about 50 billion years from now, will come the tipping point when the moon will reach an orbit farthest from us
Here are some ideas for different sensory bins that you can quickly put together and open up a world of wonder for your children!
Does that mean you should entertain any question they ask? Not necessarily. You can do better than that
On her blog 2monkeysandme, Shraddha come up with activities for kids. These are in line with the topics of the school, but are more practical in nature.
"I was different. I was not aggressive, I was not fighting, I was different. I had short hair, because I wanted to play tennis. At that time, girls only had long hair."
To help them navigate their time better in lockdown, parents are encouraged to take some courses online.
Narvankar understands parents may have some apprehensions picking up a book on such a sensitive topic. But he hopes there will be a conversation between them and their kids.
Predominantly, viruses are known as the cause of infection. Widespread events of disease and death like the 2014 outbreak of Ebola, the 2009 H1N1/swine flu global pandemic and now COVID 19 adds to this reputation.
The policies should include standard protocols of handwashing, disinfecting, use of outdoor space when possible, and the formation of small student groups, also known as 'cohorting', the AAP stated.
'When the pandemic started, and schools had to shift to online teaching, many of them misunderstood and tried to turn the physical school into a virtual school.'
Children are naturally very curious, but if we load them with too much information and bombard them with facts, they switch off, she says.
Almost half the kids who participated in the survey said that their fathers didn't use any online help, while approximately one-third of the total respondents spoke otherwise.
'The next couple of times that you log on to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, just be aware of what little things that you do, can cause a huge impact on your future, and how it affects other people around you.'
Parents are suddenly facing a situation, where they are managing their work from home, taking care of housework as well as helping their children with their education.
Today, on the occasion of International Yoga Day, it would be great if, as parents, you can get your kids to practice yoga.
Due to stress, parents might start noticing behavioural changes in their children such as excessive arguments, refusals, opposition, defiance, or withdrawal, and it is not unusual for some kids to fall further behind
Das says when her son turned seven, he made her realise how anger escalates. And that it can come crashing down if hugs are exchanged.
Parents can make storytelling come alive also with the help of visuals, both pictures and videos.
'We had to buy an extra phone for the kids to use for their classes!'
In Denmark, the book is already being used in primary schools to alleviate concerns and explain the COVID-19 situation to young children.
Kids can stay sharp through helping parents with their errands. Planning a grocery shopping list on a budget is a fun way to practice math skills.