Tag: school kids

  • 10 Reasons Why Kids Should Play Chess
    10 Reasons Why Kids Should Play Chess
    Chess is an ancient game of strategy that educates kids in numerous ways. French chess teacher Sébastien shares fun facts about the game and how to master it in Bangkok.By Sébastien FerrandI am 1500 years old. I am a sport played by Napoleon Bonaparte, Ludwig van Beethoven, Albert Einstein, and Leonardo Di Caprio. I am […]
  • Returning to the Classroom after Online Learning
    Returning to the Classroom after Online Learning
    Teacher Natasha discusses some of the effects of online learning on our children and gives us tips to ensure a smooth return to face-to-face learning.By Natasha JonesCOVID-19 has impacted children’s education more than anyone could have predicted. Schooling in Thailand first went online in March 2020, and we have seen two further periods of online […]
  • Parenting with Playfulness and Respect
    Parenting with Playfulness and Respect
    Suzi explains how her childhood experiences led her to discover the concept of respectful parenting and the tools we can use to connect with and understand our children.By Suzi ChaemchangWhen I became a new mother I asked everyone for advice. I spent hours scrolling social media mum groups and websites seeking the right way to […]
  • Preparing to Answer Kids’ Sex Questions 子どもから性に関する質問を受けたらどうしましょう?
    Preparing to Answer Kids’ Sex Questions 子どもから性に関する質問を受けたらどうしましょう?
    As the first of a three-month series on ‘sex and kids’ by three different experts running workshops on the topic, Aya shares her mindset change on sex education and importance of having this conversation with kids.By Aya Tanno / Translated by Hanae Matsumura Have you ever talked about sex at home with your partner and […]
  • Ideas for Playing at Home
    Ideas for Playing at Home
    Suzi has simple but fun activities for home play and also for some quality play time with you!By: Suzi ChaemchaengThe challenge of online learning or just being at home when you have young children can be overwhelming. There are negative feelings that prick your heart with guilt if they are staring at screens more than […]
  • Play…is a Child’s Work!
    Play…is a Child’s Work!
    Have you noticed how your kids seem to play a different way as they grow older? In this article, Dr. Blakemore explains the different stages and types of play and what benefits they can offer.By: Dr. Lynn BlakemoreThe concept of play can be difficult to define and we all have our perceptions of what play […]