Did you know that mental health disorders are the number one leading burden of disease in children and adolescents, affecting 10–20% of them around the world!
No one enjoys homework, do they? You probably didn’t enjoy doing homework as a child either, so how do you encourage your child to? We all realise the relevance of homework and its many benefits, but it’s something that can be time consuming and can cause much anxiety in one’s household.
In our world today, we don’t only have ‘real life’ (the physical realm), we have a whole other dimension too - the virtual one: CYBERSPACE, where a myriad of good (and not so good) things can take place. Crimes that can happen in real life, such as stealing, can also happen just as easily on the Internet.
Learning to think critically is probably one of the most important skills that 21st century children will need to develop, for now and for the future. In order to be successful in today’s world, we need to be able to do much more than repeat a list of facts.
With Term 2 commencing in just a few days, we feel it’s a good time to start thinking about study skills as exams are just around the corner... The term “study skills” is a broad one, one in which parents and kids alike often find hard to tackle.
It’s 2022 and whether we like it or not, South African youth love being online and active on social media. Many are almost addicted to Instagram, YouTube, TikTok, WhatsApp and Snapchat.