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  • 5 Facts about the Teen Brain!

    1. The teen brain becomes more active and gains more processing power. Teens start to have the ability to make adult like decisions, but such decisions can be heavily influenced by emotions. 2. Emotions can be explosive....

  • Birth Order Effect

    A special infographic for those interested in our Are First Born Children More Intelligent blog entry... Source: BestPsychologyDegrees.com

  • Help Kids Be Financially Smart Now by Using These 3 Money Tips

    When should kids start learning money concepts? As soon as possible! Use these fun activities to give children a head start when it comes to money: 1. Young learners benefit from learning about the power of money - that it can...

  • Are First Born Children More Intelligent?

    A newly released study by a US-based nonprofit research organization suggests that first born children in a family perform better in school than their later born siblings due to stricter parenting for the first child (the full article...

  • No Failure!?

    “You will mess up sometimes, but that’s OK, because you will learn from it” --- My Mother Learning from mistakes and knowing that it is ok to make mistakes is an important part of childhood development. Learning...

  • What is the hardest language to learn?

    Two of the most frequently asked questions for us at Great English are: 1) Is English the hardest language to learn as a second language? 2) How much time will it take to learn English? The answer to both questions is...it...

  • Getting the best behaviour from your children...

    Use positive language! Instead of roaring, “Don’t even think about eating that candy before dinner or I’ll say, “Let’s put that candy aside for after dinner” and then move in with some suitable...

  • Simple Questions to Get Your Kid Talking!

    If I ask my child, "how was your day?", I'll get "fine" as an answer and nothing more. Try asking some of these questions and see if communication flows... (1) Tell me the best part of your day today? (2)...

  • Helping Children Cope with a Loved One's Death

    Death happens every minute of every day. It’s part of life. But generally we don’t ‘do’ death. Death happens to other people. We shy away from the topic, we don’t want to talk about it. But we should. That...

  • Children English Study

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