Literature and Education Archive

Five Tips for Teaching Kids a Foreign Language

Although the internet has made it easier than ever to communicate with people around the world, it is no substitute for learning another language.  As well as boosting your child’s CV making them more employable, learning another language teaches children about diversity in the world. Image by Keith Williamson The good news is, kids have […]

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Get a GIS Education and Save the World

Geographic Information System, more commonly called GIS, is a computer system which captures, analyzes, manipulates, manages, presents, and stores geographical or spatial data. GIS encompasses many technologies that rely upon the visualization and analysis of location-based information. An online GIS certificate in this growing field in academia is available, enabling students to pursue a career […]

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God I Love Kids’ Films! (Mr Peabody and Sherman specifically!)

My name is Ella West and I love kids’ films. And I’m not ashamed to admit it, he he! I’ve always loved Disney – but who doesn’t?! But now the market seems to have really boomed, and there have been some absolutely cracking kids’ films released in the last couple of years. It seems the […]

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Great Children’s Authors and Books

It can be a difficult task sometimes getting your kids to read, and I recognise this as both a parent and an English teacher. With the huge range of technology available to children nowadays, including computers games, Facebook, mobile phones, Sky TV etcetera, it can be a real challenge trying to motivate young people to […]

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Protecting Your Children on Facebook

My boys, at 3 and 6, are a little young for Facebook yet, but, as long as its reign as the most popular social networking site continues, it’ll only be a mere few years before Christopher starts to nag me for it. And that’s if he even bothers to ask me, and doesn’t just set […]

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