Teenage boy sitting outside in front of his laptop.

Project-Based Learning Explained

by Anja Andelković Instead of endlessly memorizing facts and using pen and paper to take extensive notes, students learn about a subject by actively exploring real-world problems through project-based learning. This type of learning is becoming increasingly necessary in the global world, as it focuses on the individual and helps people learn while engaging in […]

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PROCRASTINATION AND TEENS – HOW CAN WE HELP?

by Milena Ćuk, Life Coach and Integrative Art Therapist-in-training “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started.” David Allen Have you ever spent hours staring at a blank page trying to write a meaningful paper or e-mail, etc.?  Have you […]

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4 IDEAS TO HELP YOU GET CLOSER TO YOUR TEEN

by Milena Ćuk, Life coach and Integrative Art Therapist-in-training This article is about finding acceptable common ground between teens and their parents and offers practical suggestions to help parents tackle important life issues with their teens in informal, constructive ways. If you have a teenager at home, you’re witnessing a unique process your child is […]

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A FAMILY BOOK CLUB: 5 BOOKS TO READ WITH YOUR TEEN

by Anja Andjelkovic Reading to children at an early age has copious benefits, such as: develop the brain, prepare for school, improve language skills and social interactions, and more. In fact, the scope of these benefits is so vast, that some parents start reading to their children as early as when they are still in […]

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TO PLAY OR TO LEARN? 5 BENEFITS OF IMAGINATIVE PLAY.

For their children to succeed, parents usually think that they should steer their minds away from playing and get them focused on academics. Pretend play, also called an imaginative play, has been proven to develop skills employers are looking for, and it also is the foundation of abstract thought. Thus, the question today is not […]