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Why We Need Employer-Sponsored Child Care Centers at Work
Why We Need Employer-Sponsored Child Care Centers at Work

Why We Need Employer-Sponsored Child Care Centers at Work

Employer-Sponsored child care centers are centers provided within the work environment to cater for very young children of staff members, relieving them of worries and costs of a safe place to keep their young kids as during work hours. Ultimately, these centres are developed to solve employees child care challenges. Providing high quality, affordable, and…

Why Teachers Should Be Readers
Why Teachers Should Be Readers

Why Teachers Should Be Readers

A discerning parent once said..."any teacher who does not practice a personal culture of 'reading' may never be able to leave a lasting impact on my child." Do you agree?I think that teacher trainees should be encouraged to read for pleasure as part of their personal development. A research project found that teachers who read…

What Discourages Kids From Helping Around The Home
What Discourages Kids From Helping Around The Home

What Discourages Kids From Helping Around The Home

Our lives as parents are increasingly busy these days and sometimes it's hard to find time to accomplish everything around the house. As work-home flow of activities become more challenging, one way to balance work and playtime  is to combine them and involve the whole family in doing household chores.If we understand what gets in…

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Should Ask at Every Class
5 Powerful Questions Teachers Should Ask at Every Class

5 Powerful Questions Teachers Should Ask at Every Class

Many times, teachers find themselves answering most of the questions they ask their students. They do this of course with good intentions especially to help students get to the hook as quickly as possible. The down side to this is that the teacher does most of the talking possibly with little engagement of the students.…

Happy New Year dear TLC Readers – Join us in the Save-a-Classroom® Project
Happy New Year dear TLC Readers – Join us in the Save-a-Classroom® Project

Happy New Year dear TLC Readers – Join us in the Save-a-Classroom® Project

One of my passions is beautifying classrooms. A beautiful classroom tells a thousand stories. It builds dreams, it adorns the future in colors of possibilities, and brings the entire world into one room. Most importantly,  it incites a deeper love for lifelong learning. There! That is how powerful a beautiful classroom is!True! Every classroom should be…

The Right Age Kids Should be for Instagram, Facebook, and Other Social Media Platforms
The Right Age Kids Should be for Instagram, Facebook, and Other Social Media Platforms

The Right Age Kids Should be for Instagram, Facebook, and Other Social Media Platforms

As the year comes to an end, and your kids get older, some of you may have kids who are beginning to ask for your permission to get on social media. So, this calls for careful decision making in the right balance. How old your kid should be before he or she starts using social media…

Merry Christmas to you, TLC readers!
Merry Christmas to you, TLC readers!

Merry Christmas to you, TLC readers!

Merry Christmas to all our esteemed readers! The Learning Craft (TLC) wishes you a fulfilled holiday in this period of merrymaking. Let the joy of the season stay with you and your entire family now and always!Thank you for reading and stay glued for our special give away as the new year approaches! 

Celebrate: International Day of Persons with Disability
Celebrate: International Day of Persons with Disability

Celebrate: International Day of Persons with Disability

Today, we mark the International Day for Persons with Disbility. We like to view them not with a disability but people with some ability, hence we say 'This Ability'. The world has become digital such that almost all that concerns humans are driven largely by technology.ICTs have indeed changed the way people live, work and…

What to do when your child is fixated on TV – It can be harmful
What to do when your child is fixated on TV – It can be harmful

What to do when your child is fixated on TV – It can be harmful

Studies have found that violent and obscene programming, including cartoons, have a significant negative impact upon children especially those with violence and indecency. Violent ones can:1. Make your child become insensitize towards violent acts.2. Create nightmares and increase a child's fearfulness.3. Encourage aggressive behavior.4. Undermine imaginative and cooperative play with peers.5. Encourage the acceptance of gang behavior.Obscene…

15 Reasons Why Children Steal & How You Can Help
15 Reasons Why Children Steal & How You Can Help

15 Reasons Why Children Steal & How You Can Help

From my last blog post, here are some insights into why children steal and what parents, teachers and caregivers can do to help.By Leah Davies, M.Ed.Stealing is taking things that belong to others without their permission. The act is common in young children because they tend to be self-centered and feel that it is all…