Fear of failure is intimidating – for us, and especially so for our children. The mere thought of our little ones struggling, feeling frustrated, or succumbing to feelings of defeat often sends us, as parents, into a protective frenzy. Yet, it’s essential to hold back that instinct to shelter them
Before the pandemic, we used to operate a brick-and-mortar learning centre in Toronto. Students would patiently wait for their lessons in the designated waiting area. I couldn’t help but notice that an increasing number of students were absorbed in their smartphones as opposed to engaging in conversation with one another.
Math anxiety or fear of math is a common obstacle to success in mathematics for many students. As a child, did you experience sweaty palms, nervousness, or headaches while solving math problems? If so, you were feeling math anxiety, a prevalent issue faced by many children. This feeling of worry,
What is Growth Mindset? Before diving into the importance of growth mindset for your child, let’s first understand what it is. Coined by psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck, the term “growth mindset” refers to the belief that intelligence and abilities can be developed and improved over time through hard work, effort,
Self-efficacy and self-confidence are two important concepts with significant implications in the educational sphere. Though often used interchangeably, they possess unique characteristics that have distinct effects on learning and achievement. This blog post will unravel the differences between self-efficacy and self-confidence, and delve into their respective roles in education. Understanding
In today’s competitive world, a large part of a child’s success will be determined by their ability to face and overcome challenges without fear. As parents, it is our responsibility to nurture a courageous mindset in our children, which helps them tackle obstacles head-on and embrace learning opportunities. In this