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Audible giving away hundreds of free children’s books during school closure

MUMS are lauding Audible after they made several kids' books accessible for nothing after the schools shut.

As guardians search for approaches to keep their children engaged presently they're at home throughout the day, the online stage chose to make many titles free - and you needn't bother with a record to hear them out.

Perceptible Stories, focused on more youthful crowds, said the books would be accessible at no expense for whatever length of time that vital, and they're accessible to tune in to on a PC, work area, cell phone or tablet.

The site stated: "Stories will be here so kids all over and of any age can stream unbelievable substance to keep their psyches connected with while every day schedules are disturbed in these remarkable conditions.

"For whatever length of time that schools are shut, we're open.

"Beginning today, kids wherever can immediately stream a mind boggling assortment of stories, including titles across six distinct dialects…
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4 Strategies to Become a Transformative Educator

When you are assigned a class and students arrive, do you view yourself as a teacher, instructor, or educator? Is your role a function, one which completes tasks and responsibilities, or do you aspire to accomplish more with your students? Do you consider the instructional strategies you use now to be transformative in some manner, or would you like to somehow transform the students you teach?

A person enters the field of education as a profession, either full-time in a traditional academic institution or as an adjunct (or part time) instructor. A traditional full-time professor may likely be responsible for conducting research, teaching, and publishing scholarly work. An adjunct instructor may teach in a community college, traditional college, or an online school. When someone teaches students within the field of higher education, he or she may be called a facilitator, instructor, or professor. This is important as you won't find a job title with the word educator in it.

Does th…

Ignorance Can Be Bliss

Norcross's argues that individuals participating in the consumption of factory-raised meat are comparable to the actions of Fred the puppy torturer. He then concludes that any individual who could partake is such wrong actions must be immoral. While the actions of consumers of factory-raised meat are wrong, the example of Fred shows moral indecency. Such an analogy fails since it does not take note to the cultural norms that inhibits individuals to view the consumption of factory-raised meat as immoral, changing whether the act is indecent.

Before digging into Norcross's argument, I would like to establish a clear awareness of the difference between wrong and indecent and how those each relate specifically to moral acts. To do something "wrong" is to commit an unjust action or conduct. As to be "indecent' means to be grossly improper or offensive. To be "moral" involves conforming to a standard of right behavior by one's ethical judgment. If o…

Six Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Learn How to Read

As a parent trying to bring up a child in this digital age, you are anxious about whether your child will pick up the skill of reading and get hooked on to books, just like you did in your childhood. If you are losing sleep over your child's reading habit and want to help them improve their literacy skills, then you've come to the right place. Here are six things you can do to help your child learn how to read.

Lead by Example

Much as it is tempting to peer into your own gadgets and check the latest feed on your social media accounts, the first thing you need to do to help your child learn how to read is to stay away from your smartphone or tablet as much as you can around your child and pick up a book instead. It is imperative for parents to lead by example when you want your child to pick up the habit of reading.

Help a Child Pick her Own Books

When you have a pre-schooler at hand, make it a point to visit the local library or bookstore and help her choose her own books. A …

We Have the Internet, No More Excuses

The invention of the Internet has arguably removed the barriers to knowledge. Nowadays, there is little to no excuse for not knowing. Once you have the desire to improve your current situation or simply learn about a particular subject, in your right frame of mind, and not physically impaired to the point where you can't move, there is literally no real excuse.

Let's look at some of the reasons why:

Bringing the world closer together

The internet has annihilated time and distance. People can easily connect and communicate with other humans nearby and in remote parts of the world instantly through various internet-based technologies. Social media platforms allow people to interact in a global online community and learn about way of life in other parts of the world. In addition, business-minded people can learn about other cultures and can market different products and services that are relevant to individual segments of society.

The ability to learn new skills

YouTube alone ha…

The Gadget Addiction - How to Fight the New Menace!

At Gurukul The School, under the leadership of educationist, Mr. Gaurav Bedi, we are committed to creating a healthy environment around the kids, which will allow them to creatively learn and develop holistically. As kids are plugged-in to an array of gadgets like TVs, tablets, social media, video games, and smartphones, etc., this can surely be termed 'The Gadget Addiction'.

The Adverse Effects of Over Exposure to Gadgets

• Gadget addiction leads to a sedentary lifestyle, which has its own share of adverse effects. Researches show that children spending an average of 4 hours per day watching TV or other gadgets are more likely to be overweight. Obesity is hence, swiftly emerging as one major concern for youth.

• Overexposure to the flashy screens, high volumes, bold colors, and action may cause irritability, restlessness, and frustration among the young minds. This excessive stimulation affects their vision, concentration, and social behavior. They may even adopt a violent. …

Augmenting the Marketing Competencies Can Help Pave the Path to Senior Management Roles

Climbing the success ladder and standing atop the management hierarchy is every professional's dream. If you are too a working professional, don't you aspire to be one among the senior management one day? Don't you want to be on the other side of the table - commanding, leading from the top, and setting an example for many to follow? It's not easy definitely; getting there requires immaculate efforts, and of course, the requisite skills.

One among such most vital skills is marketing. Does not sound very common when it comes to senior management roles, right? But yes, it's a skill that's highly valued by employers today across organisations. It is, in fact, one of the pivotal competencies of a strong senior manager. We, at Times TSW, will help you explore why and how marketing skills form an inevitable trait for senior management roles, in this article below.

Marketing Skills Form the Core of the Senior Management's Responsibilities

If you thought that mark…