Top 10 skills needed in tomorrow's workplace - What employers are looking for
The world of work is constantly evolving, and as technology continues to advance, the skills employers are looking for are also changing. Here are the top 10 skills that are expected to be in high demand over the next 10 years:
Coding for Kids: A Key Skill for Navigating the Digital Age
Coding is the language of the future. It's the foundation for all digital technology, from smartphones to smart homes. Learning to code can help children develop critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and creativity. It can also open up a world of career opportunities in fields such as software development, game design, and data analysis. But coding can also benefit children in other fields as well.
How Computer Coding helps students outperform in school, college, and workplace.
Research has shown that students who learn computer coding perform better in other subjects as well. For example, a study conducted by the University of Cambridge found that students who learned computer programming scored significantly better in mathematics and science compared to their peers who did not learn coding.
The School Readiness Checklist: How to Give Your Child a head start
Starting school is a big step for any child, and as a parent, it can be difficult to know what you can do to help your child prepare for this important milestone. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution, there are certain things that you can do to give your child an edge before day one.
The Future Belongs to Those Who Code: Why Your Child Should Learn to Program
The future belongs to those who can code. The job market for programmers is expected to grow by 15% in the next decade, and the demand for coding skills is only going to increase as technology continues to advance. Not only are there ample job opportunities for those who can code, but many of these jobs offer high salaries and benefits.
How Minecraft can benefit children
One of the key benefits of Minecraft is that it can help kids develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. In Minecraft, players are presented with a variety of challenges, such as building structures and defending against monsters, that require them to think creatively and come up with solutions. This can help kids learn to think critically and to approach problems in new and innovative ways.
How Coding (computer programming) can be beneficial for Neurodiverse children
One of the benefits of computer coding for neurodiverse children is that it can help with problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Coding requires breaking down a problem into smaller, manageable parts and then finding a solution through logical reasoning. This process can help children with autism improve their ability to understand and navigate social situations, as well as improve their overall cognitive function.
8 Reasons Coding Is Great for Kids With Autism
Coding for kids with autism is more than an activity to stay busy. It’s an effective tool to teach a variety of skills and provide a promising career path. Research has shown that learning how to program and continuing to do so has many cognitive benefits.
Why Face-to-Face Learning Is Better Than Online Learning for Kids
Increasing digitalization and technological innovation have evolved long-established teaching models. To top that, the COVID-19 pandemic forced many educational institutes worldwide to adopt online learning. However, now the pandemic is in a distant backdrop. A new normal has been established in Australia and the world over. It’s perhaps the right time to ask, “Is face-to-face learning better than online learning for kids?”
Five of the Best After-School Activities to Help Your Child Succeed
We'd do anything to set our children up for success. Our children can work hard and give their all in school activities, but they need an edge over others. What kids do after school sets them apart from their peers. Let's discuss the importance of after-school activities and five of the best after-school activities to help your child reach their true potential.
Screen Time and Gaming Addiction: How Coding Can Help Your Child
Early results from studies show that children who engaged in screen-time activities for more than two hours per day performed poorly on thinking and language tests. Results also revealed that some children who watched screens for more than seven hours per day suffered from thinning of the cortex, the part of the brain associated with critical thinking and reasoning.
STEM Education for disadvantaged kids - Craig Polk EP17
Today we're talking about drugs and substance abuse, a topic that concerns and impacts many parents and families. Now, joining me today is Richard Capriola. Now, Richard has been a mental health and addictions counselor for over two decades. He recently retired from the manager clinic in Houston,Texas, where for over a decade, he treated both teens and adults diagnosed with mental health and substance use disorders. Richard is also the author of The Addicted Child, A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse, which is also available on Amazon, which I hope to talk, uh, about a little bit later on.
STEM Education for disadvantaged kids - Craig Polk EP17
On today's podcast we're diving into STEM education and digital education for disadvantaged kids. Craig Polk is a passionate volunteer, and works in developing products for communications. Craig has a rich history of inspiring students around the world.
Craig has worked with many great education programs such as IEEE pre-University, Girl Scouts, Goals Ahead, VIPS, Greenlight for Girls, Junior Achievement, Young Science Achievers, and Take our Daughters and Sons to Work.
Craig is passionate about bringing opportunities to children of all backgrounds to enrich their lives through education.
Creating a family culture of wellness the whole family can thrive in. Cole Berschback EP16
Today I'm joined by Cole Berschback, who is the co-founder of Total Potential. She's an author, unbeatable mind coach, registered dietician, and a certified yoga instructor. She's a wife and mother of three incredible kids. Cole has spent the last 20 years working in health and wellness.
The hidden dangers of Social Media and Tech addiction in children EP14 Sarah Kenny
Sarah Kenny is a certified coach, mentor, and positive role model for adolescent girls. She lives in Austin, TX - and has her Master’s Degree in Gender Studies.
Sarah believes empowering girls with confidence and courage will change the world for the better, and it's her personal mission to help girls thrive in adolescence and transform into powerful leaders while also supporting parents in raising RAD girls.
How to communicate with your child & the importance of family traditions EP13 - Kristina Lucia
In this episode we explore parent/child communication and some of the ways parents can have more authentic conversations with their children. This is important in early years to ensure that our children always feel comfortable to open up and share their feelings and challenges, especially as they become teenagers and adults. Jamie and Kristina also discuss family traditions and why parents need to actively create them.
How Public Speaking can help kids thrive - Brenden Kumarasamy EP12
Be it a conversation with friends, teachers or family, children should be able to express their thoughts. Public speaking is one way to help children to capture their audience’s attention and voice their opinions openly. Communication helps kids successfully navigate relationships and their future success. When children can express themselves, they build confidence and resilience, build better social groups, get better grades which ultimately, leads to a better quality of life.
Happiness is an Option: Thriving (Instead of Surviving) in the era of the Internet - Dr. Lynda Ulrich
Many parents struggle with their children's consumption of social media . It's difficult to monitor and set boundaries. It impacts their mood and behaviour. Add to this, the media's focus on negativity, chaos and controversy… all cleverly orchestrated to keep our attention and influence our thoughts and behaviour.
In this episode, Dr. Lynda Ulrich gives us a plan (4 Simple Shifts) to find less fear and more joy in our online lives. We also discuss device addiction and ways to help our children.
Dr. Lynda Ulrich is the founder of the Goodness Exchange. Dr. Lynda is an author, a 3-time TEDx speaker, a media contributor, and a regular podcast guest. She is also the host of The Conspiracy of Goodness Podcast.
How parents can support their children's learning - Allison Maynard
Former public school teacher turned fearless education thought leader and entrepreneur. Allison is intimately aware of the learning gaps in today's children and is on a mission to help today's parents fill in those gaps that schools are not focusing on. She's created a killer online course that is all about teaching parents and educators, how to teach and establish a foundation for learning for young children. Her program Mindful Matters centers around four modules based on the skills necessary to succeed in any class at any level, which is pretty exciting.
ADHD: Causes, diagnosis and interventions - Avigail Gimpel
Joining us from Israel today is Avigail Gimpel. Avigail is a teacher who has worked with students in New York, Moscow, and Israel, while teaching, she developed an intervention program for students struggling with ADHD symptoms. Uh, Avigail has spent a great deal of her life immersed in studying and developing treatment options for ADHD, for her own six kids and many struggling students. She collaborated with her father-in-law Dr. Amnon Gimpel, psychiatrist and urologist and developed a parent training program. Recently she published her first book called "Hyperhealing", which is based on many years of research and practice both as a mother of children, diagnosed with ADHD, as well as a classroom teacher of children, struggling with ADHD symptoms. And in this episode, you guess that we are talking about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.