This pandemic has had a significant impact on our lives. It has brought many changes in terms of job, education and interpersonal relations.
It’s worth mentioning that the worst hit by this pandemic has been our kids. With no school, friends and outings, their life has come to an unexpected halt. With uncertainty looming over us all, parents cannot be mere bystanders when it comes to their children’s future. Education has come to a staggering halt. Many parents have resorted to homeschooling their children. This path might sound too easy but is riddled with difficulties like work from home, household chores, lack of resources and educational material, etc. Academic education and life skills are two cornerstones that prepare a child for a successful life
Here’s why you need to start educating your child by yourself and not wait for the authorities to come up with a plan.
- The covid -19 pandemic is here to stay, it’s already been a year and we are still waiting for a cure. You feel that some day or the other, schools will reopen, then sending your child will put him at an increased risk of contracting covid -19.
- A whole year has passed and many schools have started online schooling programs. But for children of younger age groups who were to join playschools or preschools for the first time ever, they were at a loss.
- This gap in starting their academic journey will be resolved for major setbacks in their education. things like social skills, problem-solving cant thought through books.
A preschool is known by many names such as a nursery school, pre-primary school or a play school. It is aimed at providing early childhood education to kids before their formal schooling begins. Preschools have many benefits other than providing academic knowledge. For a young child, they help in developing his social skills by exposing him to a peer group. ABC’s can be taught at home too but social skills can’t be.
First of all, we have to be really thankful for the modern trends in child education in the form of online schooling programmes. Due to this approach children now have access to educational resources and need not rely on parents’ efforts alone. There are many schools and online apps that provide online schooling based on various curriculums like CBSE, ICSE, IB, etc. I found one such app that turned out to be a game-changer for homeschooling kids aged 3 to 12 years.
They are an online edutainment community for parents and kids where parents can find resources for excellence in their parenting journey. It not only provides educational resources but also fun, creative activities in the form of art camps, creativity camps all from the comfort of your homes.
Let your Kids experience the Live classroom with live teacher-led Interactive classes that meet in small groups. The teacher-student ratio is just perfect for effective teaching with a personal touch. The teachers are highly experienced and trained professionals who are certified in their field of expertise. The highlight of these classes is the live interactive sessions that make online schooling a highly engaging and fun experience for the child.
Benefits of an online school
- It helps the parents play an active role in the child’s education.
- Live interactive class ensures a personal touch to it.
- Human interaction has a greater impact on a child’s education than merely learning from books or pre-recorded sessions or from resources on the phone or television.
- A practical approach to learning is practised in online schools that make learning easier.
- It provides a safe way to continue your child’s education in spite of hurdles like the pandemic.
The child will be learning the concepts of Numeracy, Literacy and Environmental Sciences through the G-R-A-S-P Approach. MY Playdate teachers use GRASP methodology to help kids who learn and think differently.
-Games: The activities and actions on the screen provide a lot of mental stimulation.
-Rhymes & Songs: Rhyming teaches children how language works
-Activities: Help build your child’s self-esteem and overall confidence
-Stories: Provides children with a window to new worlds
-Puppetry and Puzzles: Improves Motor Skills and Emotional Development
Classes at MyPlayDate
- Preschool courses
- Creativity camps
- Allied courses
- Virtual birthday parties
They offer perfectly designed courses for preschoolers called BUBBLES, where I have enrolled my 3 year old. After tons of research, a perfect format has been evolved. It aims at keeping a young child’s attention maintained for the entire duration of the class. It is filled with art, crafts, storytime, singing, phonics, pre-writing skills development and active peer interaction.
This academic program is for 2.5 years to 3.5-year-olds. There are morning and evening batches available. kids of this age have a routine of their own and hence the timings have made, keeping this in mind. It is formulated in such a way that the child’s concentration is maintained throughout the classes. the classes are short- 1 hour each and the instructors are highly interactive and keep the child engaged.
The DABBLES course is formulated for 3.5 to 4.5-year-olds and follows a similar teaching pattern that is the GRASP methodology. The classes are in one and half hour long. They are a mix of teaching reading, writing, art, craft and life skills. There is a hint of dance and singing too to keep things fun. The best part about this course is the transition from nursery to pp1 is made smooth by the teachers. Kids find it extremely easy to level up and excel in this course.
This course is aimed at helping parents continue their child’s education inspite of the pandemic. If your child is in the age group of 4.5 to 5.5 years then this is the best course for him/her. Many schools have started online learning programs but the fees structure of these courses still remains huge. The added benefit of courses under MyPlayDate app is that each course is certified and comes at an attractive and affordable price.
So you have already enrolled your child in his school’s online program during the pandemic but the little one is struggling amidst the large teacher: student ratio? does he need some personalized, extra attention to boost his academics? is is he weak in Phonics? phonics is a tough concept for a little one to comprehend unless it is taught in a practical way. this course is perfect to help your little one master his phonics for life. its of 12 days duration and extremely affordable.
WE are a diverse culture, kids come from different house holds and their mothers tongues can be different. help your kid gain command over the national language that he will need through out his life. Kids will learn how to pronounce Hindi letters (अक्षर), words (शब्द) and sentence (वाक्य). All letters will be introduced to kids using Flashcards, Story,
Rhymes, Craft, Activity, Task for the Day
- Introduction of ‘ऊ
- Introduction of अ
- Introduction of आ
- Introduction of ऒ
- Introduction of औ
- Introduction of अं
- Introduction of अः
- Introduction of इ
- Introduction of ई
- Introduction of ए
- Introduction of ऐ
- Revision Activities:
- Matching of र-वर with Pictures
You can learn a new language at any age. You don’t need to be a toddler, or a kindergartener, or some other “magic age”, to become fluent in more than one language. But there are still plenty of reasons to start your children on the path to bilingualism from an early age, and French is an excellent language to start with.
Not only is French one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, but some studies predict that it will be the most widely spoken language by 2050!
The class aims at teaching beginners the basics of spoken French so that they may be able to travel to countries where French is spoken.
In each class of 1 hour, the students will learn how to say common French phrases and how to pronounce words correctly. Each session will be filled with new vocabulary and verb conjugations. The sessions will be very interactive as the student will be encouraged to speak in French aloud
For our toddlers, the pandemic turned out to be a shock. their school journey was supposed to start, buying school supplies, meeting new friends, and teachers. But the pandemic had other plans for kids of this generation. though unconventional but these kids wont be stopped by Corona, or anything. let your child experience school in a new way. Join MyPlayDate app. you can use my code DRRAHAT15 to avail a special discount of 15% on any course you choose.
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