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Kids from 6th grade in Grundaskóli (a primary school in Akranes) visiting FVA (the comprehensive secondary school where I work)
As we all know that the internet is the widest resource of knowledge these days. Whenever you may need to gather any knowledge on any topic there is no better option that the internet. Therefore the internet can be a great help for your kids. Moreover, there are several kids websites on the internet and these websites are some of the real help for the mental development for your kids. The kids websites offers several online games and many other free games which really are great items for the entertainment for your kids. Not only that these kids websites also offers several educational features in their site which are really of great help for the better learning for your kids. Whenever your kid needs some entertainment along with learning and lots of fun these kids websites are the best friends for your kids.
Of course there are some parents who are of the opinion that these kids websites with all those free games and online games are not much of any help for their children, rather they help in spoiling them and more to say that they thing these websites hampers their studies. But the fact is that which these parents should understand that the best way to make your kids learn better is to make the educational system entertaining. You may have noticed that children favors colorful books better than plain books. And the reason is that the more entertaining the book is the more a child is attracted to it. And this is the reason the kids websites prove to be a better teacher for your kids as they make the learning system more interesting and therefore the games which offer learning elements for your kids can be a better teacher than a plain and simple book.
However, it is a serious concern for the parents that along with educational items the internet is also the source of several such items which are not much of help for the kids. Rather these materials can prove to be really harmful for your kids. Therefore, you should choose to keep these things away from your kids. And for that the parents should take the necessary steps so that the kids may not come in contact with this kind of things. You should rather block those websites which may prove to be harmful for your kids. It is always your concern how you shall deal with these things so that your kids may not views those sites which are harmful for them. You should always remember that the internet can be both helpful as well as harmful for the kids. Now it depends on the use of the internet how you choose to use it. The internet is the best source of knowledge when you choose to use it in the right way but on the other hand the wrong usage of the same thing can really be harmful.
However, when your kids are engaged in the kids websites there are smaller chance for them to go anywhere else. The online games and the free games offered in these site are so engulfing that they hardly think of getting out of them.
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Kids playing with sand b&w
Article by Vijay K Shetty
Let me start with a quote I used to come across in my everyday life, “Kids are always Kids, and should remain kids”. Very true, would you like to see a kid who is very serious about his life or would be rather happier looking at a kid who is joyfully playing with his toys and his video games. Research has proved that kids are at their perceiving best when they enjoy what they do.
Well, we have come across many parents who yell at their kids for not studying and just lazing around their time playing video games. But I would like to thank the developers who thought of an idea which helped in integrating video games to educate a kid. These are called educational games, and are designed specifically to teach a kid the in-depth concept of a certain subject. This is probably a revolution in the education sector in educating small kids. Moreover I feel, now even the parents are bothered to look for educational games for their dear little ones.
Educational games are known for stimulating the overall growth of a kid. It generally promotes the physical, social and emotional growth among the kids. Some of the benefits of educational games:
• It provides a medium that promotes an immediate and challenging visual feedback within a fun safe virtual environment.• Research has proved that kids exposed to educational software games developed many skills like Logical Reasoning skills and decision making.• Educational games also help the kids to interact with the other kids of their age to solve a particular puzzle or a problem.
There are different classes of educational games that help the kids to fine tune their skills. Let us have a sneak peek at what the parents go for to take off their kid’s trouble facing in Maths? Well it is an edutainment software called the Manga High. This is a math game for higher elementary and lower middle school students, created by the top brains at Oxford University.
If you are ever wondering it is very difficult for you to shop educational software game to your dear little ones, there exists a solution for everything. Thanks to the internet. Yes, the internet also offers a variety of online games to play with for the kids of all age groups. All these online educational games are designed in such a way that they’ll be enhancing the learning process continuously while the games are being played.
But it is the first and foremost responsibility of the parents or elders to try and find the right website for the kids. The site should be first analysed on how helpful it can be in enhancing the learning process of a kid and also needs to justify the ways it can make the kids enjoy a particular game. At present, there are a huge number of web portals offering educational games. And ‘m very sure that these educational game performance will have a place in your kid’s report card in the near future. Watch out!!!
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