Parenting Tips

Is my child particularly smart?

Parent Tips Is my child particularly smart? Written by: Dr Cheung Kit   On television, there are many advertisements targeting the children’s market, including clothing, snacks, formula milk, stationery, and furniture. One of the key points is to make children more intelligent or to help them fully realize their intellectual potential, which is a good selling point. This sales technique captures a key point in the hearts of every parent – that their own child is the best.   Without discussing the truthfulness, logic, and objectivity of this statement, it is a sentiment that most parents, including the author, would agree with. However, in the process of raising children, this “most intelligent” mentality may lead to

What you need to know about e-learning

Parent Tips What you need to know about e-learning Written by: Director of Program Development, Carmen Leung   After the pandemic, e-learning has become inevitable. Parents also download various tablet computer programs for their children to use, hoping that they can learn through interactive or entertaining visuals and sounds. Which animations and applications are beneficial for children’s learning? What should parents pay attention to when using multimedia to help their children learn?   Using e-learning according to age   In the preschool years, as the brain regions responsible for the five senses are developing rapidly, the author does not recommend that children aged 0 to 2 frequently or excessively rely on using television or tablet computers

The issue of “Biliteracy and Trilingualism”

Parent Tips The issue of “Biliteracy and Trilingualism” Written by: Ms. Chan-Chen Shu-an, Early Childhood Education Specialist   Children are young and innocent, lacking the ability to discern right from wrong or make sound judgments. They are entirely at the mercy of adults, immersed in the family, school, and social environments that are cultivated by elders. The author often feels that children are the most innocent, and therefore, the responsibility of educating the next generation is truly inescapable.   Firstly, the author does not oppose learning foreign languages, as she firmly believes that knowing an additional language is akin to having an extra key for communication, academic pursuits, and knowledge expansion. Furthermore, the author strongly agrees

Training Children’s “Brain Power” & “Intelligence”-Early Childhood Edition

Parent Tips Training Children’s “Brain Power” & “Intelligence”-Early Childhood Edition   Written by: Ms. Carmen Leung, Specialist in Child Development Psychology DHA only provides nutrients for children’s brain development. To make children smarter, their brains must receive proper exercise. This time, I will introduce some brain-training games that are very suitable for children aged 2 to primary school age! Maze or Spot the Difference Brain Exercises Although Maze and Spot the difference brain exercises were our childhood games, they are still good friends for children in this era. In addition to mazes and spot the difference, there are many different modes of brain exercises. In short, any image game that requires children to observe and focus

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