How to beat noise distraction during exam time

Noise pollution contributes to stress, hypertension, and sleep deprivation. By Susmita Nag Noise pollution has been adversely impacting the quality of life of all sections of society, especially students preparing for exams. Neighbours blaring loud music or chatter pouring through your porous windows may distract your child from the task at hand. Furthermore, the impact of noise pollution on our […]

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Should Schools Even Bother Teaching Cursive?

Happy National Handwriting Day, everyone! Or rather, unhappy and hotly controversial handwriting day? That would honestly be more accurate. Because, for one thing, isn’t teaching handwriting somewhat antiquated? It sure hasn’t been especially popular in recent years with its exclusion from Common Core in public schools, and with so many kids learning to “write” on iPads and tablets well before […]

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Why Thomas Rhett, Pregnant Lauren Akins Hope 3rd Daughter Arrives Early

So close, yet so far! Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren Akins, are anxiously awaiting their third daughter’s arrival — hopefully ahead of her due date. “For the sake of @laur_akins sanity, we are hoping little baby girl gets here this week,” the country singer, 29, captioned a Tuesday, January 21, Instagram video. For the sake of @laur_akins sanity, we […]

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