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5 Ways To Get Your Kids to Love Math

5 Ways To Get Your Kids to Love Math

Have you ever caught your kids having a hard time dealing with their Math homework?

As a parent, it’s hard to see them undergo all the stress of the exams, trying to memorize all these math formulas and methods just to pass another semester.

Well, it’s time to give yourself and your child a break with the best Singapore Math program in Manila and the world, for helping children understand Math better.

Like most children intimidated by math, they get confused by abstract concepts and hate math. Ever wondered if there was anything that could make math easier? Now there is a solution.

Seriously Addictive Mathematics or S.A.M is now finally on the local scene, aimed at helping children improve their Math. With their specially formulated S.A.M method, they use both classroom and worksheet experience to help improve their grades and understanding of Math.

Created by Singaporean Teacher Lau Chin Loong, a graduate of National Institute of Education in Singapore, Serously Addictive Mathamatics is the best Singapore Math program for children from 3 to 12 years old.

The program is carefully crafted in a step-up formula including 300,000 colorful worksheets with narrative instruction and relevant examples to foster confidence and independent learning. Their Philosophy of “no spoonfeeding” creates confident independent learners. Through encouragement and the sense of achievement when the children get it right by themselves.

Trusted by thousands of parents in over 16 countries all over the world like United States and Australia, including 20 branches across the Philippines which continue to grow each year.

S.A.M versus traditional Math

S.A.M certified trainers are personally trained by a Singaporean Franchise Director, to ensure that your child receives the most authentic and the best Singapore Math program; enjoyable and effective compared to traditional math.

Below are the top five reason why and how your kids will surely enjoy math through the S.A.M way:

1. It promotes independent learning, diligence, and discipline in a way that kids would be empowered enough to have a conceptual understanding and critical thinking in solving math problems.

2. Unlike traditional math that focuses of memorization and repetition formulas, S.A.M guides and provide the necessary tools your child needs to solve non-routine word problems, and to be able to apply to real-world problems.

3. In S.A.M kid are introduced to why they need to perform formulas like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division before they are actually taught how to do it. They get to explore first the concept of “carrying” in addition or “borrowing” in subtraction.

4. S.A.M way uses concrete, visual, and pictorial presentation of concepts, catering for kinetics, visual or audio learners, instead of immediately jumping to tackling abstract ideas using symbols and jargons that might intimidate and confuse a child.

5. Instead of using pure equation to solve word problems, S.A.M used the “bar-model” approach to allow learners to develop their visualization skills which they will later on need in solving complex mathematical problems.

 

Overall, S.A.M promotes analytical thinking instead of merely following formulas to solve arithmetic while having fun. Are you ready to start your kids’ journey to having a healthy and enjoyable math experience? Visit one of our branches or connect with us through our website, www.seriouslyaddictivemaths.com.ph and like our official Facebook page, www.facebook.com/seriouslyaddictivemaths

 

Aside from unique math enrichment programs, Enrich Asia also offers non-traditional English enhancement program through The Unique English Classroom which will be launched this September in its pioneer branch in Marikina City.

 

 

BKFEP’s Top 5 Celebrity Super Dads of 2017

BKFEP’s Top 5 Celebrity Super Dads of 2017

As the foundation and stronghold of every family, being a dad is of no joke. Most of the time, they are the ones who make a lot of efforts and sacrifices to ensure all family needs are given adequate focus and attention.

But nothing will be more difficult than being a celebrity dad.

With their hectic working schedule, know how these five celebrity dads endured and defied the challenges of work and how they successfully manage to balance life at work and with family.

Richard Gutierrez

Ready for 2017 😎 📷 by @sarahlahbati

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Being a part of the family of prominent actors, Richard Gutierrez admitted that he had a phobia of carrying babies until Baby Zion, his child with girlfriend Sarah Lahbati, came out for which he dubbed as his life-changer.

Many are shocked when the public knew with this sudden revelation of Richard having a child. But for him, gone are the days of negativities and issues as this is a real deal for him. In an interview, Richard said that Baby Zion made him a ‘homebody’ and taught him so many lessons in life, including changing his diapers and preparing feeding bottles.

Currently, Richard is still in cloud nine with so many opportunities coming beforehand. Despite their busy schedules, he and Sarah used to devise a timetable to ensure that both of them would still be giving a time to take care Baby Zion.

Doug Kramer

Breakfast sandwich! Good morning! 😂😂

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Known for being a professional player at the Philippine Basketball Association, Doug Kramer is also a hands-on and very disciplinarian father.

Married to actress Cheska Garcia in 2008, he has three children named Kendra, Scarlett, and Gavin, still on their toddler ages. Their family is best known with the tagline Team Kramer and has been appearing as a family endorser of various television commercials. They are also considered as one of the model families in the Philippines with almost 1.2 million followers in Facebook.

In spite of the fame their children get from endorsements, Doug still stands committed to teach his children valuable lessons in life through proper way of discipline. Just like any other parents, he admitted that he also uses a discipline stick, as how he called it. It is a plastic stick he uses to spank his children whenever they are committed something wrong, but all of this with a certain limitation. He used to discipline his children privately, he never does it publicly – all of this, with the desire to raise a God-fearing children grounded on good values and virtue.

Up until now, Doug always look forward of spending time with his kids. According to him, “it’s my priority and it’s a natural thing.”

JC Intal

Sunday fun day! 🤗

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Married to television host, Bianca Gonzales in 2014, JC Intal is enjoying the peak of his fatherhood with his daughter Lucia, even coining it as “the best feeling in the world!”.

As per his wife, Bianca, JC is a very caring father. Since the time he knew that Bianca was pregnant, he has been very involved and supportive on her maternity period. And it all boils down to his deep excitement as JC is really fond of kids. JC would then often go with her during check-ups and birthing classes.

JC is fond of posting on his Instagram page photos with Lucia during their dates on weekends, be it on places, the mall or at home!

Hayden Kho

After so many challenges over his past, Hayden Kho regarded Scarlet Snow as his “priority ever since she was born”.

The medical doctor would often post photos and videos of their cutest moments via Scarlet’s Instagram account making her daughter the most followed celebrity baby on the site.

Most of their bonding time includes playing and learning. They go often on swimming, visiting the gym, and speaking Mandarin. They also love singing and differentiating sizes such as small, medium, and tall.

Ryan Agoncillo

Boys Night Out! with my zombie-slayin' steak-chompin' partner😉 #storiesforlucho

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TV host Ryan Agoncillo is in full enjoyment exclaiming that he found fulfillment in being a hubby to actress Judy Ann Santos and their children, Yohan and Lucho.

More than his career as actor and tv host, Agoncillo coins Juday, Yohan, and Lucho as his “most prized possessions”. On weekends, they often go to on a mixture of sweaty activities such as running, biking, swimming, and even food adventures. Agoncillo describes his children as “very funny, with very confident personalities”.

Sometimes, Agoncillo used to bring them on the gym using them as training buddies on his workout routines. But the most favorite time of his day is the early morning when they used to take some wacky and silly photo moments with them.

From simple gestures to extravagant moments, it’s good to see that even actors slash dads are doing their very best to endure the challenges of work and time, committed to accept the  one of the hardest jobs in the world – not  being an actor, but being a dad. Happy Father’s Day to all the Super Dads out there!

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Ready for School

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Ready for School

Getting your kids ready for school right after their summer break is important so that they can transition easily back into their school life.

Making sure your kids are ready to go back to school after their summer break is very important, as you need to slowly help them transition from the relaxed routine of summer, to the more rigid and structured routine that they have during the school year. Here are some useful tips:

1. Sleep early, wake up early

About a week before the start of school, you should already be preparing your kids to go back to school. One way would be to put them on a sleep schedule, especially if they tend to sleep late and wake up late during the summer. That way, they can get used to sleeping early, and waking up early to get ready for school.

It’s important to make sure your kids get enough sleep since even losing just an hour of sleep can lower your child’s ability to pay attention during class.

A lack of sleep can also make them feel very tired in school, and has a lot of negative effects on their health.

2. Get them back into the school routine

Aside from making sure your kid sleeps early and wakes up early, you can help them get back into the school routine by asking them to wake up, have breakfast, and get dressed at the same time every morning.

Establishing a routine should help them transition back into the mindset that they need when they go back to school.

3. Give them responsibilities

It’s also important to give your child responsibilities such as preparing the things that they’ll need for school, and making sure that they have everything they need.

Letting them do things on their own instead of doing it for them helps build your child’s sense of responsibility and helps them become more independent, which are both important skills that they need to learn as they’re growing up.

4. Make assignments a part of their routine

In order to make sure your kids always finish their homework, make it a part of their routine. Before school starts, you can keep their skills sharp by giving them simple “assignments” that they should do everyday. Make it fun and exciting, it doesn’t have to be anything difficult, as the important thing here is keeping your child’s mind active during the summer.

5. Get the family involved

To help your kids get ready for school, you can get the entire family involved. Preparing your kids to get back to school should be a team effort, and it’s easier if the entire family is on board.

You can ask your kids to make sure they wake up their siblings on time, and ask them to brush up on some of their subjects so that their minds are sharp when it’s time for them to go back to school.

 

Source: ph.theasianparent.com

5 Ways To Protect Your Child During The Rainy Season

5 Ways To Protect Your Child During The Rainy Season

The rainy season can offer a lot of fun activities, but it can also come with a lot of illnesses. Your little one can be prone to the common cold, cough, gastrointestinal infections and mosquito-borne diseases.

You don’t have to worry though, because there are several things you can do to protect your child during the rainy days:

 

Pack reliable water-resistant rain gear

Make sure your little one has a raincoat and/or umbrella. Since most kids don’t like the idea of bringing extra stuff to school, the best way to encourage them to carry protection against the rain is to get them fun umbrellas and colorful raincoats.

 

Boost your child’s immune system

Don’t wait for the rainy season to come before loading up on vitamins and minerals. Boost your child’s immune system by making sure he gets all the vitamins he needs. This will protect him from the common cough and cold. Vitamin C and Zinc are also great when it comes to warding off the cold virus. You can also double your child’s intake of vitamin-rich food like fruits and vegetables.

 

Give your kids clean drinking water

Making sure your little one drinks enough clean water helps fight and prevent many illnesses. Water cleanses your child’s body, flushing out toxins and the cold virus. When your child is well hydrated, he would be more capable of resisting the cold and flu.

 

Teach your kids proper hand-washing

Prevent germs from getting into your child’s body by teaching them how to wash their hands properly. Rainwater can cause ordinary things to become breeding ground for bacteria. It’s best if your child knows how important it is to wash their hands before eating and after touching dirty things.

 

Keep your surroundings clean

Throw away any empty containers around your house, especially those that would collect rainwater and become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Stagnant water can invite parasites and bacteria and cause water-borne diseases that could affect your child.

Be extra vigilant during the rainy season to make sure your child is safe from any diseases.

 

Source: www.smartparenting.com.ph