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What to teach a child, in addition to the school program? What does he need in life for success? Just school knowledge is almost not useful, says psychologist Olga Yurkovskaya, author of the book "Education for Life" and a fierce critic of the school system. Her daughters are in family education, and the mother’s business coach has compiled for them a list of the skills necessary for a modern person.

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In recent years, many parents change their place of residence in Russia to another, warmer country by the sea - for the winter season or even for several years they are going to live in Bali (Indonesia), in Thailand, Vietnam. Attracts climate, visa regime, relatively inexpensive life. While children are small, it is convenient, but what about when it comes to school?

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Psychologist Lyudmila Petranovskaya published the book “What to do if waiting for the exam?” - you can say, the sequel “What to do if ...”, but for high school students who are going to have the unified state examination, GIA and other tests. It is addressed to children and will help them to make their preparation for exams and behavior on exams more effective, teach them to overcome fears.

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As I promised, I continue the story about the experiments that we conducted using the MEL Chemistry experiment kits. The titles are exciting: "Chemical Eraser", "Colored Chemistry" and "Salt Battery". The subscriber of the program (at retail they are not for sale) receives these three sets in November. We decided to start with "Color Chemistry".

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You can talk a lot about the role of education in the modern world. “Knowledge is power,” says a famous saying that has become a saying. The obviousness of the fact that education is the best, the most promising investment in the future is hardly questionable, and therefore we will be stingy with high-sounding epithets about the happiness of children, which their parents should, and of course, want to give them.

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If your child is in 4th grade, you may very well be looking for a new school for him for the next school year. Especially if the elementary school was close to home, and the quality of teaching in high school is not very convenient for you. Looking for a new place to study, do you collect reviews about schools and go to open days?

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"I can't do it. I don't have the ability to do mathematics. I am a humanist," every tutor hears these excuses more than once. As the words of parents about unwillingness to learn and transitional age. But all this is the surface, the external symptoms. And what is in depth? What makes such hopelessness grow, what does the tutor have to work with?

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Children often ask questions: “What? How? Why?". And not always the parents, even the most educated, can not give a clear answer to them. Do not worry, the Indigos Methodists have already prepared educational kits specifically for small students. Now there are answers to all the questions! Modern children do not represent their life without computers and are accustomed to perceive ready-made visual images.

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Your turn came to kindergarten, and in the fall the child will be able to join the group of the same 3-year schools. All around are absolutely sure of the necessity and usefulness of socialization - but for some reason you doubt it. We give the popular arguments “for” the garden and understand whether they are relevant for your family and your baby.

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Some parents ask: "Why should children be taught to read before school, why should they take their childhood from a child?" Well, firstly, you can not take away childhood; Teach kids need in the game, by specially developed game techniques. And for what it is needed, now it is already known to many. It has long been recognized that human intelligence depends not only on heredity, but also on active stimulation of mental activity during the formation of the brain, t.

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All parents encountered this: after the illness, the child does not want to go to kindergarten, she cries again in the morning, although it would seem that she’s already used to going to kindergarten. Why it happens? The disease violated the usual routine, when every day the same thing happened, and now the child feels lost.

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The creator of a successful children's club and the author of books that help open a similar case, talks about the first steps - the choice of activities for children. How to collect and analyze information about classes in other children's clubs? What types of activities will be the most popular? Answers to these questions will help both novice organizers of children's clubs, and parents choosing classes for kids.

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According to unofficial, but annually confirmed statistics by the Uniform State Exam, the majority of schoolchildren have problems with studying mathematics. This is perhaps the only subject of the school curriculum that is truly hated, feared, which causes nervous reactions in students. Why it happens?

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On the eve of September, my Facebook feed began to be full of life-affirming postcards. "Only the eye stopped twitching - and again the school year." A glass of brandy next to school notebooks and the signature: "Parents, fasten, everything will be fine." The set for parents "to the beginning of the school year", which is a set of valerian, persena, novopassita, motherwort tincture - and further along the list.

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Many parents want the child to learn abroad, and someone prefers to study in the United States: this is where the best potential employers in the world are, almost the entire first hundred of the world universities ranking. You can still begin at school if you enroll in a program where the government pays for the year of study at the American school and the rest is paid by the parents.

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It all started with a horoscope. A few months after the birth of my youngest daughter, I accidentally stumbled upon children's horoscopes on the Internet. And although I don’t really believe them, I decided to read about my little Sagittarius. One of the points of the description of this zodiac sign said that Sagittarius may love reading if it is possible to interest them in books from an early age.

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Modern parents, it is important that the child was attentive, healthy and strong, able to stand up for themselves, not showing aggression. Aikido in its classical manifestation - the style of "aikikai" can become a wonderful assistant in cultivating these qualities. This martial art originated in Japan at the beginning of the 20th century and has reached our days practically in its original form.

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Bilingual advantage (the bilingual advantage), researchers call the ability to quickly switch between mental tasks. This is easily obtained in bilingual children, since they can quickly move from one language to another. A lively and flexible mind, according to research, is a direct result of bilingual education.

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