Category: Education

10 Best Science Toys for Kids

As my son grows older, I notice that he has a curious nature. He would ask, “Why this …? Why that …?” which I would be only too happy to answer except for my own inadequate knowledge. Because of this and the fact that I would also like to get him interested in nature, the world around us, the environment, etc. I began my research on educational science kits. The choices out there boggle the mind: weather kits, insect habitats, terrariums, solar power kits, etc.; I was spoilt for choice.

10 Best 3D Printers for Children

f you’re been keeping abreast with the latest developments in technology, you’ve probably realized by now that robots, artificial intelligence and automated machines will play a very important role in the near future. From...

Maths Plus Me Minus You

I love Maths. I remember a time when I won first place in a Maths challenge despite being younger than the other participants. I was so proud of myself for counting faster than the other kids. It was always easy to get good scores in elementary school. Then came secondary school. Maths got harder but it was still fun and challenging. Good scores were more difficult to achieve but I was fascinated with algebra. I played with trigonometry. I was still having fun. Unfortunately, I stumbled with calculus. Following this block, my interest in Maths waned. In retrospect, if I had persisted or found a Maths teacher who could get through that time with me, Maths would have been my favorite subject instead of English.

Tough Love

tough love noun -promotion of a person’s welfare, esp. that of an addict, child, or criminal, by enforcing certain constraints on them, or requiring them to take responsibility for their actions -an expression used when...