Early Childhood Development is one of the main key aspects of our educational backbone as Hazar Imam has made it an imperative part of learning from the beginning of human existence. As he has mentioned in many of his hidiyats, young minds are like sponges and the more we can give them the tools, the more they will absorb.
The Aga Khan Education Board Kenya, together with the CodeMonkey online platform, are offering live online coding lessons for children aged 10-16 yeats old.
They say there’s opportunity in every crisis. With lock downs, curfews, restrictions on movement, gatherings, it’s obvious we are rid of old routines and have a little more time to our discretion. This may not be entirely true for parents who are juggling between working from home or even the office and managing their children’s home schooling; undeniably, a challenging responsibility. During this phase however, there has been a lot of focus on children’s learning and education, and we are missing out an important element; life long learning for the rest of us.
In this resource, you can find information about accessing educational content for primary and high school students for free.
Most students will have now started their classes through online platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meets amongst others. Just as there would be classroom rules and essential agreements, online sessions also have their own etiquettes that one must adhere to. The following are tips to guide parents and students on how to conduct oneself during online class sessions.
Family life has changed dramatically since the the coronavirus containment measures begun. Kids no longer have their extra-curricular activities and sports to look forward to, but, physical activity, for adults and children alike, has continuously shown to be important for both our physical and mental health. Here are some channels you and your children can tune into to get those endorphins flowing.
We know that meeting the demands and expectations of supporting children to ‘learn at home’ can be overwhelming. These resources provides a note of reassurance, support, and a synthesis of available resources for parents and caregivers as they adjust to these challenging new times.