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ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN EDUCATION

posted by bookmyactivity 16 days ago
tags: schools preschools education

Social media is omnipresent and according to a recent report, global internet users browsed social media for up to 135 minutes per day in 2017, an increase of 126 minutes in 2016. There has been a lot of debate regarding the negative effects of social media on children, but it is also a fact that social media can be effectively used as a learning tool at all levels of education.

Almost 8 out of 10 teenagers have an account on at least one of the social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snap-chat or Twitter. Education and media have always been interconnected. In the pre-social media times, education industry depended a lot of print and electronic media but now, social media has changed the rules of the game. Education is changing rapidly and there are a lot of advantages to incorporating social media as a means of education at schools and colleges.

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WHY EDUCATORS AND TRAINERS SHOULD HAVE A DIGITAL PRESENCE AND HOW BMA CAN HELP?

posted by bookmyactivity 20 days ago
tags: marketing sales education

We are living in a world of “Digital Boom”. Everything and anything is digitally present now-a-days. It has been almost a sine-qua-non for educators and trainers to have an online presence. In today’s world, having a positive digital footprint is also a must. A few years ago having an online presence just means having a website but now it encompasses several other prospects as well. We are also well aware of how important a role does your online presence plays in the success of your business. While your website remains the key to your online presence, there are a lot of things that should accompany and support it like social media and online advertisements. The education industry has seen a major shift from off-line to online during the last few years.

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FITNESS AND HEALTH: IMPORTANCE IN OUR LIVES

posted by bookmyactivity 24 days ago
tags: fitness health

A person who is physically fit has a lot of avenues open for him. Both physical and mental fitness is a sine qua non to lead successful and fulfilling lives. Today, we often read in the newspapers that a vast number of people suffer from health-related diseases and obesity. Most of these are avoidable but we fall for them due to our unhealthy lifestyle. So, maintaining a physical exercise routine and having proper nutrition both are extremely important for a peaceful life. TOP 15 FITNESS TIPS FOR BEGINNERS: EAT HEALTHY – It is known to everybody that a fit body needs 80% diet and 20% exercise but hardly anyone follows it. Quality food is what your body needs to keep going. It is also very important to give your body exactly what it needs. Always read the labels before you buy something.

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HOW TO DEVELOP CURRICULUM VITAE?

posted by bookmyactivity 1 month ago
tags: career jobs cv

Curriculum Vitae (CV) is a document used by job-seekers which provide important information about the skills, education, experiences and personal qualities which makes the case stronger in your favor.

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CV AND RESUME:

 Cvs differ a little from resumes as far as length, format, and use are considered. CVs are generally used in the US for academic purposes and to tell about a candidate ’s work, previous publications, and research projects. Other differences are:

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HOW, WHY AND WHAT? OUR BIGGEST PROBLEM

We live in an era where almost everything has an online presence. Right from food to education, people have a plethora of options to choose from. So, why do we get confused so easily? We as parents are always on the look-out for what is the best available resource for our kids. We scourge through the internet but nothing useful seems to be available. There are a lot of reasons for this.

WHERE TO ENROLL – When we decide on what do we really want to learn, the next big question that comes up is where do we want to learn it? Learners and parents are totally clueless about where to start their search from. They have many options, but they do not know on what basis should they make their selection. They are confused and lost. This costs them their precious time and peace of mind.

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Confused? What To Learn? How To Enrol?

In the world we live, we have innumerable options for anything and everything. From clothes to accessories to books to groceries to information, we have so many alternatives that we tend to get confused very easily. The same applies when it comes to choosing what to learn and how to do it. First of all, we must know the importance of learning at any or every age. Learning is a continuous process. You can never say that you have learned enough. There is something or the other which we can learn. We all should aim to be a life-long learner.

WHY SHOULD WE STRIVE TO LEARN MORE AND MORE?

 It keeps our brains healthy and active for a long period of time. Mental activities especially those that we do while learning new things or pursuing activities that stimulate our brains, strengthen our brain-cells and help us maintain an active brain function.

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IMPORTANCE OF MEDITATION FOR KIDS

posted by bookmyactivity 2 months ago
tags: kids schools MEDITATION FOR KIDS

Meditation has its origins in Vedanta which is a part of Hindu traditions. For a long time, it was thought to be a practice fit only for adults. But now the times are changing and an increased number of children are showing their interest in meditating. Many schools have replaced detention with meditation and are focusing on teaching kids the importance of it. Studies have proved that starting meditation early in life has a profound effect on the intellectual, emotional and mental development of an individual. Meditation helps kids to unplug and relax. The simple act of teaching kids to stop, focus and breathe can bring a huge difference in their lives.

In order to help children take a break from their routines, the American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP) recommends parents to encourage their children to meditate and teachers to include mindfulness training in their curriculum. It is the biggest gift that parents and teachers can give to the children. The benefits of meditation of child

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BOOK MY ACTIVITY APP – WHY YOU SHOULD DOWNLOAD IT?

posted by bookmyactivity 4 months ago
tags: education classes skills marketing

Book my activity started in 2015 with a mission to make a paradigm shift in the learning curve of children. Often, parents face major challenges in giving proper exposure to their children and also when they themselves want to venture out into the world in order to learn some new skills. Book my activity is a one-stop global “learning guide” solution. It helps individuals or groups to identify best matching educator for their learning needs. Such educators(individuals, tuitions, coaching center, sports club, studio etc.) are curated and rated by Bookmyactivity so that the users are able to make an informed decision. There is an option to book activities, classes, seminars, workshops, events or anything related to learning: online. Learners can also create their profile, add family members, fellow educators and find learning activity attended by their friends.

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Classes: Really A Need Or Wastage Of Time?

posted by bookmyactivity 5 months ago
tags: classes schools education

After schools, the next important task which we all know and have always attended is the phenomenon called as “classes”. What is class?. It is a group of students attending a specific course or lesson. We have always seen that parents are busy in searching new classes for every now and then. And today, students are busy in the schedule of attending one class after another. Earlier, it was only for education or study purpose which was the need but today we find students are enrolled in any activity which is introduced. example: dance,swimming,cooking,painting,music etc. In fact, it has become a fashion to enroll to any novice activity introduced in the market. Organizers have created such mindset and are busy enrolling new various types of activities in the society and eventually gets fame. We really have to wonder how can students attend all so many classes with patience.

Although we agree that being multi-talented or so-called “all-rounder” is the need of the society but, still jus

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HOMESCHOOLING – Advantages And Disadvantages

Education is not learning the facts, but the training of the mind to think. – Albert Einstein Home-schooling has been a popular concept in many countries for many years. Even in India, we had home education in the form of the “Gurukul System” where students lived and studied with the guru. In the modern times, formal education with its rules and regulations is a popular medium for educating children. But there are still many parents and teachers who believe that homeschooling is a better option to impart education to kids. In home education, parents educate their children at home instead of sending them to a traditional school. The teaching is focussed on the individual needs of the child and is not based on a set of guidelines for the masses. There are a number of reasons why parents choose to homeschool their children. Religious concerns, doubts on the overall quality of public schools, frequent family transfers, a child has special needs and dissatisfaction over the curriculum are

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