Empower your child with intrinsic motivation

Empower Your Child With Intrinsic Motivation – Part 1 It’s a common tactic to use extrinsic motivation as a means to encourage children to do something. These include a promised trip if they get good grades, or dessert if they finish their vegetables. Although offering rewards makes them repeat good behaviour or actions, children may…

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How to Beat Procrastination

How to Beat Procrastination We all get that feeling once in a while, when we think of the tasks we need to complete today and all the hassle it will bring – sometimes it’s so easy to just sigh and say ‘I’ll do it tomorrow’.  Procrastination. Although it’s defined in a rather blasé term by…

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Are You Moving Enough?

The negative impacts of a sedentary lifestyle were being talked about 80 years ago. In the 1940s, a Scottish epidemiologist named Morris investigated the risks of what was then called ‘sitting disease’. He discovered conductors were at lower risk for coronary heart disease than their bus-driving colleagues. When he expanded the study and compared postal delivery workers to sedentary postal clerks, similar results were found.

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Your child may learn better online.

How students handle and respond to online learning will definitely vary due to their personality and preference. A good online learning environment and engaging class are crucial to boost your child’s learning. Joining StarWorks can be a way to help your child accustom themselves to online learning. As the lesson goal is less rigid and not tied to a school syllabus, your child can learn crucial skills at their own pace in a fun and encouraging environment.

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Help your child speak clearly and confidently.

Help your child speak clearly and confidently. Some kids are too shy to talk no matter how much you encourage them. Some kids talk too much and end up with a whirlwind of words you just can’t catch up to. Speaking clearly and confidently is a valuable skill that often gets neglected by most, until…

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Is your child a critical thinker?

Is your child a critical thinker? There comes a time when as a child is growing up, they will reach a phase some may call the ‘why phase’. It’s incessant and sometimes really annoying, especially when they sound like they’re trying to avoid following instructions, or won’t give you a break. We know however, that…

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Designing An Evening Routine For Success & Happiness

We’ve already talked about how to design the perfect morning routine, so why stop there? Unsurprisingly, our night-time routine can be just as important in helping us to navigate through our lives as the best version of ourselves. Unlike morning routines, which are designed to solely prepare you for an awesome day, evening routines have…

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Designing a Morning Routine For Success & Happiness

Since we’re all cooped up at home, your schedules might end up a bit more relaxed. You should be getting your well-deserved rest, and while getting ready in the morning is different from what you usually do, a morning routine can help kickstart your day. It’s not about waking up at 6 a.m. to run…

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Why writing skills are vital even in our digital world

Why writing skills are vital even in our digital world. It’s often said that kids these days just don’t bother with reading or writing anymore. Gone are the days of writing letters or recording your day in a diary. Why write three paragraphs when you can take several pictures? The media we consume nowadays are…

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Stuck at home? We have some cabin-fever hacks for you!

Stuck at home? We have some cabin-fever hacks for you! 5 tips to prevent cabin fever As the world shudders into a halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic, everyone is staying home to prevent the spread of the disease. Even though we know that it’s for the best, everyone, kids especially, can’t help but feel…

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