Saturday, August 20, 2011

Children's School Desk - Top Advantages and Benefits of Buying One

To grow into a mature and responsible adult, a child has to undergo all the needed developmental milestones during childhood. So to make sure that all these necessary skills are obtained with no problems or difficulties, parents must be involved in their child's learning and education.

Child psychologists claim that there are five main areas of a child's development: social and emotional, speech and language, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, and cognitive. To hone these abilities, the child must be exposed to different activities that promote growth and development. To develop a child's gross motor skills, for instance, he must perform physical activities like playing and running. And to make sure that the child develops his intellectual abilities, he must be exposed to different mind-stimulating and problem-solving exercises.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Cyberbullies and Their Methods

Bullies have been around longer than schoolyards themselves. While bullying is not new, the technology and methods some are using today, are.

What is cyberbullying?

It is when a child, preteen or teenager is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child, preteen or teenager using internet, interactive and digital technologies or mobile phones. These include interactive gaming, instant messaging, text and video text messaging. Adults are never called cyberbullies. Once an adult is involved it is classified differently and legally it is handled differently.