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‘Childhood is for staring at clouds’

Posted on 20th October, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

Liz Fraser discovers how to be an encouraging parent without turning into a pushy parent From the moment our children are conceived, our heads become filled with a constant stream of worry. Are they growing enough, eating enough, talking enough, learning enough, sleeping enough..? And before they’ve learned to say, ‘Mum, that’s enough!’ we are [...]

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6 ways to help kids enjoy maths

Posted on 10th September, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

Mathematician Professor Jo Boaler shares her tips on helping children to enjoy maths 1. Encourage children to play maths puzzles and games. Award-winning mathematician Sarah Flannery reported that her maths ability and enthusiasm came, not from school, but from the puzzles she was given to solve at home (Flannery, 2002). Puzzles and games or anything with a [...]

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6 ways to ensure video games are safe for children

Posted on 5th August, 2013 | Find this under Featured, Yano Life

How to protect your children from extreme violence on their computer screens 1. Always check the age classification of a game and its subsections of content: violence, bad language, fear, etc. 2. Research the game and, ideally, play it yourself. 3. Play with your children, talking to them about which games they play on their own and which [...]

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