Study smart tips part 1: Dietary habits during…
Vandana Ahuja Feb 18, 2019, 2:46:49 PM
You are what you eat. Though said in a philosophical context, nutritionally speaking, the aforementioned statement holds literal meaning. Thus, it comes as no surprise that a healthy diet is extremely important, especially during exams, as the nutritional value of such a diet can go a long way in…
Benefits of Drama and Theatre
Aristle Monteiro Feb 18, 2019, 2:43:42 PM
Significance of drama and theatre Theatre has been an important cultural cornerstone since the dawn of human civilization. Several civilizations including the Greeks, Romans and English gave patronage to the theatre. The dramas held in theatres were not only for the entertainment of the people, but…
A Helpful Message About Exams To Students And…
Vandana Ahuja Feb 12, 2019, 11:11:10 AM
It’s that time of the year again! Kids taking their board exams have begun cramming for it, and their parents are stressed and worried about their kids and their future. In these stressful times, we would like to send a reassuring message to all students as well as their parents regarding…
Importance of technology in edcation
Aristle Monteiro Feb 5, 2019, 2:27:26 PM
Historic Significance Of Education Technology makes man’s life easier. Ever since the invention of the wheel and the adaption of fire for domestic purposes, man has been advancing technology to make his life better and easier. Educating the juvenile members of human society about our…
The Language Developmental Milestones
Sanjana Kalsur Jan 25, 2019, 3:48:23 PM
Every child has a methodological procedure wherein they learn the different stages of how to communicate and build on it as they grow and mature into adults. It starts from a baby's first babble, into a child's exploration of language, and so on and so forth. A parent has a plethora of techniques…
Beneficial Skills needed for the 21st Century
Sanjana Kalsur Jan 18, 2019, 1:13:48 PM
The 21st Century The current century, i.e the 21st Century is unlike any time period witnessed by people. With rapid technological and educational advancements, it has become imperative that the generation growing up in today's time be able to adapt to themselves to the constant change in their…
Tips for Parents to Teach Language
Khushboo Agarwal Jan 16, 2019, 12:33:30 PM
How Phonics Affects Learning Language  The primary basis for learning any language is listening, and children are the best listeners. Children are aware of sounds, trying to learn and explore how words are formed or uttered. Children love to create new sounds, and when a certain sound is…
The importance of Phonics for children today
Khushboo Agarwal Jan 16, 2019, 12:23:05 PM
Introduction To Phonics Classes Phonics is the knowledge of understanding the sounds behind every letter and it is this knowledge that helps children pronounce words. Only when a child can pronounce words correctly, can he/she read with fluency. Reading with fluency is key to verbal and written…
CBSE Introduces 'Artificial Intelligence' To…
Sanjana Kalsur Jan 11, 2019, 1:23:33 PM
In this ever-advancing age of technology and education, it is imperative that institutes and teachers take an approach that incorporates the working process of different technologies while educating the current and future generations. This is one of the core reasons why Cedarwood was established; to…
The Importance of Public Speaking
Khushboo Agarwal Jan 4, 2019, 3:15:44 PM
 How Public Speaking Helps Kids According to psychologists, public speaking is a fear that is seen commonly among people due to their lack of experience, having wrong thoughts about their abilities or skills to speak well, evaluating themselves negatively, seeing themselves in scary place…
Choose The Right School For Your Child
Vandana Ahuja Jan 3, 2019, 9:29:08 PM
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. To get the right education one needs to search for the right school. A school which shapes the individual's mind as well as his personality. In today's age schools have grown…
Christmas Traditions around the World
Arman Chagla Dec 13, 2018, 5:15:22 PM
The festival of giving comes in many forms, but Christmas is the most well recognized around the world. Captivating children for generations, Christmas holds an otherworldly joy that adults and children alike feel the need to celebrate to the fullest extent. Due to its long history in a variety of…
Tips For Better Creative Writing
Sanjana Kalsur Dec 5, 2018, 5:09:51 PM
The importance of creative writing cannot be stressed enough to children who are growing and learning the complexity of the English Langauge. But many times schools and other institutes fail to teach their children the methodologies of being a creative writer, and unlike writing an academic answer,…
The Importance of Creative Writing
Vandana Ahuja Dec 4, 2018, 5:43:13 PM
Creative writing is a concept of the English language that has been used since the conceptualisation of the language itself. It is a form of conveying a story, a message, feelings, or even warnings in elaborate and interesting ways. Broadly speaking, creative writing is almost always associated with…
A look inside English Alive Jr.
Sanjana Kalsur Dec 3, 2018, 6:01:59 PM
English is hands-down the world's most widely used, spoken, written, and communicated language. There isn't enough emphasis on how crucial it is to learn this language, as it acts as a common ground for people from different backgrounds and countries to communicate in. Due to its wide acceptance,…
Importance of Elocution
Vandana Ahuja Nov 19, 2018, 1:24:57 PM
What is Elocution? The dictionary defines elocution as the skill of expressive speech, with distinct pronunciation and articulation. Some people have a natural tendency to pronounce and clearly distinguish their words, but others need to practice it over and over again, in different simulations, in…
Celebrating Children This Children's Day
Vandana Ahuja Nov 14, 2018, 11:33:10 AM
"My son was simply not like anyone else in his class. He never topped his class and was not good at sports or anything else like most other children were - in dance, theatre or song. For many years, we wondered whether he had even one quality that was good and unique and that would help him stand…
Diwali Gifting Ideas for your child
Tasneem Hadkar Nov 2, 2018, 3:46:41 PM
Gifting items for children on DiwaliDiwali is almost here and it’s the most celebrated festival of the year and I am pretty sure all of you must be busy buying gifts for your family and loved ones. But when it comes to our little ones it’s a big confusion as we want to give them the…
What is Phonics or Phonetics ?
Vandana Ahuja Nov 2, 2018, 3:26:47 PM
Imagine your child reading, but with all wrong sounds and incorrect  pronunciation. What will it sound like? How will it help them? In this case, Phonics plays a very important role in developing your child’s reading skills. The idea behind phonics is that letters represent sound of…
Ways to make Diwali memorable for your child
Tasneem Hadkar Oct 24, 2018, 5:50:38 PM
Sweets, family gatherings, lamps, rangoli and you realize that Diwali is just around the corner! Children are the most excited ones for this festival of lights and it's important for them to experience tradition with a twist of fun. Every year at Cedarwood, we organise a fun-filled Diwali camp for…
Communication Skills: The language of Leadership
Divya Dudani Oct 1, 2018, 6:10:08 PM
The program was built with the aim of establishing a good platform for children to develop 21st century skills. But in saying this, how can we ensure that every child benefits from it? If you're not familiar with 21st Century skills, don't worry. I wasn't either. But let's focus on one here which is…
Lessons worth Learning
Vandana Ahuja Sep 25, 2018, 6:46:32 PM
There he was, huddled up in the staircase, our favourite spot for heart-to-heart talks. All wrapped up in his despair with tears clouding his big expressive eyes....and all because he couldn't score a century!!  No friendly gestures could buy his smile. And then it came as a streak of…
A Teacher’s tale from the heart
Vandana Ahuja Sep 6, 2018, 9:34:22 AM
I have been getting Teachers' Day messages, calls, tags on Facebook all through the day and last but not the least a burst of love from the kids at Cedarwood ! While my heart warms up to the wishes and my students who have been filling up my life with love since the past 25 years , I am also…
Role Models for our children
Vandana Ahuja Aug 31, 2018, 9:39:05 AM
I'm going to narrate a small incident and would love if all of you could share if you've been in a similar situation. I was taking a small Parenting session with a few young parents in Pune a few months back. Most of the parents were from the IT background and since it was a Saturday morning, I…
Inculcating Communication Skills at Home
Janhavi Patankar Jul 13, 2018, 6:24:32 PM
Children base views of themselves and the world on their daily experiences. One of the most important experiences adults can provide for children is to talk and listen to them.Researchers believe that when adults stay in touch with children through attention and conversation, children might be less…
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