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Learn about education with Smartick! Through interviews with experts in the field, education advice for the youngest ones at home, and much more.

Sep21

I’m Bored: The Art of Knowing How to Get Bored

I’m Bored: The Art of Knowing How to Get Bored

“Prevent children from being bored” is the dogma which shapes the busy schedule of our little ones: school, extracurricular activities, dozens of toys, tablets, television, cell phones… all trying to eliminate the dreaded phrase: “Dad, mom I’m bored.” The art of knowing how to get bored provides them with psychological growth at a mature level. […]

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Sep13

How to Cultivate a Sense of Responsibility in Children

  Who wouldn’t want to give their child something unique, non-transferable and invaluable? Begin by cultivating the responsibility that will help your child become a competent and independent person with ambitious goals in their life: Teach your child what responsibility means and the various types that exist: With themselves. They are the protagonist in their own life and […]

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Sep07

How to Help Your Gifted and Talented Child

How to Help Your Gifted and Talented Child

I was moved by the beauty and truth hidden in the words that psychologist Carl Jung used to describe “Giftedness”: ”Great gifts are the fairest, and often the most dangerous, fruits on the tree of humanity. They hang on the weakest branches, which easily break.” The concept of  “Gifted and Talented” refers to intellectually gifted children, but it […]

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Aug23

Cell Phone Addicted Parents: Do We Practice What We Preach?

Cell Phone Addicted Parents: Do We Practice What We Preach?

In barely 10 years, phones have gone from being a simple form of communication to becoming an indispensable necessity for people’s lives. The internet, social media…experts call it “the era of over-connection.” So, how are we going to demand that our little ones leave the technology bubble if we are not even able to manage […]

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Jul04

The Gates Foundation: In the Mood to Spread Math Awareness

The Gates Foundation: In the Mood to Spread Math Awareness

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has invested enormous sums of money to improvements in education, has decided to focus more of their efforts on math instruction. According to national math tests, students keep finding the subject as a barrier to graduating, and for going on to successful careers in science and technology. The […]

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Jun27

Swimming Pools, Ice Cream, and Math?

Swimming Pools, Ice Cream, and Math?

Swimming pools, summer slide Summer means swimming pools, beaches, and copious amounts of ice cream. School’s out and many children have nearly two months of break. Kids are rejoicing as no school means no homework, and a whole lot of free time. This idle vacation (in terms of learning) results in a sour reality in […]

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Jun06

Smartick Lands in Singapore, a Country with One of the Most Challenging Education Systems in the World

Smartick Lands in Singapore, a Country with One of the Most Challenging Education Systems in the World

At Smartick, we have always been conscious that we must learn from the best and measure up to environments that have education at their forefront. The huge advantage of Smartick being online is that children can do sessions from anywhere in the world. We have had special releases in some countries, and we have just launched in Singapore: a […]

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