The Future of Learning with Prof Dr. Ger Graus OBE
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The Future of Learning with Prof Dr. Ger Graus OBE

The Hello Genius community has the pleasure of working with renowned educational thought leader Professor Dr Ger Graus, OBE. In a recent presentation, Dr Ger Graus described a future for learning that uses technology for a connected purpose in education. The Purpose of Education Dr Graus travels regularly as the global education director for KidZania,…

How to Encourage Spontaneous Learning and Teaching for Kids
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How to Encourage Spontaneous Learning and Teaching for Kids

Children’s minds are like sponges, they’re always learning. Any time is a good time to teach kids something new, but there is plenty we can do as parents or teachers to encourage spontaneous learning at all the best opportunities. Try these ways to be a better spontaneous teacher by Hello Genius. Cultivate Their Curiosity Look…

How to Supercharge Your Parent-Child Communication
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How to Supercharge Your Parent-Child Communication

Your parent-child dynamic is an incredibly important part of a healthy, happy family. Communication between parent and child should be kind, respectful, and productive. Here are a few key tips on how you might improve your talks with your kids prepared by the team at Hello Genius. Show Interest in What Matters to Them Empathy…

The Best Ways Parents Can Promote Early Education and Development for Kids
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The Best Ways Parents Can Promote Early Education and Development for Kids

Today’s parents are busier than ever, and so are their kids. With an increasingly competitive educational environment, families can feel the pressure to make sure their children are high achievers even as toddlers. See strategies parents can use to promote early education and development for their kids by the team at Hello Genius. Promote Their…

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How Your Kids Can Have Fun as They Learn

Children learn best when they’re having fun. It’s no secret — educators have known this for centuries. Many civilizations have used storytelling as a way to teach cultural identity and develop metaphorical understanding. In Indonesia, puppet theater has traditionally been used to teach religious epics to new generations. More recently, edutainment — the practice of…

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Why Do We Learn? From History, Math, and Science to Shakespeare

Professor Dr. Ger Graus, OBE, regularly travels around the world talking to teachers and students as the Global Director of Education at KidZania and a board director at Hello Genius. He’s seen that children often struggle to answer the questions, “Why do we learn?” and “Why do we go to school?” This speaks to a…

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Structuring the Ideal Learning Environment

We shape our environment and in turn, our environment shapes us. Providing an inspiring and interactive learning environment for children can help them learn better, remember more of what they learn, and inspire them to be lifelong learners. Here’s why learning environments matter and how to structure the ideal setting for children in the range…

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The Power of Family Engagement in Education for Young Children

“Education must begin at birth.” — Dr. Maria Montessori, The 1946 London Lectures No matter where your child goes to school, how well trained their teachers are, or how much you spend on their tuition, family education will always be at the center of how your child learns. Discover the power of family engagement in…

How Mentors Make Education Meaningful for Kids
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How Mentors Make Education Meaningful for Kids

You’ve probably already heard the saying “it takes a village to raise a child.” Well, every child needs a mentor from that village. Mentors are a bridge between their education and the world around them. Learning from different sources diversifies their experiences and can help them to love learning even more. Here’s how you can…

How to Create a Cooperative Education Experience at Home
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How to Create a Cooperative Education Experience at Home

Many children learn just as well or better with their hands than by reading or listening. For these kids, learning by doing just makes sense, and it’s a dynamic you can begin with your kids at home. Here we’ll cover the kinds of cooperative education opportunities for children in traditional curriculums, learning remotely, and homeschooling….

How to Parent for Your Child’s Unique Personality
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How to Parent for Your Child’s Unique Personality

Every child is different in their interests, the way they act, and the way they learn. There is no “one size fits all” approach to parenting because every child’s personality comes in a different size and shape. Taking each child’s personality into account can help you determine the best approach for winning your child’s cooperation,…