Making timetable chart for kids and making them stick to it

Posted by Manasa Ramakrishnan on Oct 26, 2020 1:45:44 PM
Manasa Ramakrishnan
Timetable Chart for Kids

As the deadly coronavirus pandemic broke loose on the global populace, the education sector, in particular, got brutally impacted. As the world halted and schools declared an indefinite shutdown, the uncertainty clouded every child’s academic life globally. Initially, parents and children did enjoy a break from the monotonous structure of a ‘school life’ but in the absence of a definite plan and timetable chart for kids, the excitement wore off quickly.

Parents, students, and teachers struggled alike to be on the same page. Parents and teachers tried their best to give students the comfort of four walls of a classroom. eLearning became a saviour for schools to keep education a continuous process and help students keep their academic life on track. Though virtual learning did save the education sector from catastrophe, the haphazard curriculum with no guarantee of quality learning left the students and parents in the lurch.

Children usually are fearful of the unknown, whether it’s an aubergine on their plate or getting introduced to a new schedule. The novel routine which was forced on the global populace at the beginning of March did give children a good fright. Fortunately, this was taken care of by online learning and an efficient timetable chart for kids.

Earlier where getting up early in the morning, going to school, coming back with homework, and playing in the park made the life of parents easier with an already‘ well-chalked out timetable’, with school closures, the onus of ensuring a perfect day now lies with the parents. Parents have to reinstate a schedule that approximates their child’s normal routine. They have to devise ways that will make their children stick to a timetable. This can be ensured with the help of a few ways such as:

  • Add fun element: Students are used to playing in the playground, enjoying recess, and taking frequent trips to labs and libraries. Now that these elements have temporarily exited children’s schedules, parents should add the component of fun in their child’s timetable which eventually will encourage them to stick to it.
  • Relaxed expectations: Online learning has burdened kids more than ever before. Instead of expecting the impossible out of a child, parents should rather switch to a mode that let teachers and students work in sync for better and guaranteed results. When a child knows his learning journey is being supported and someone else is working equally hard for his result, chances are he will stick to that pattern of learning, that too for the long haul.
  • Make kids self-reliant: When kids become self-reliant and start seeing its benefits like waking up early, doing homework by themselves, eating on time, they ought to stick to a timetable and follow it.

But there is only so much that parents can do owing to their hectic work lives.

How LEAD School helping kids to stick to a timetable

LEAD School renders engaging features through its app that makes students stick to a timetable and follow it religiously. Various studies have shown that when kids see the effect of their well-planned schedule making a positive impact on their overall life, they stick to it by themselves without any intervention.

LEAD School is making every challenge faced by either the management or parents during such harrowing times easy. 

Each class at the LEAD School ensures a perfect timetable chart for kids where they follow an integrated curriculum consisting of cognitive and development domains of literacy, numeracy, EVS, aesthetic and creative expression, moto skills development, and social and emotional development.

LEAD School also ensures Digital Learning Content, Physical Reader & Workbooks, Learning activities, E-books, Regular assessments & Practices quizzes, Personalised revisions, Home practice, live classes from a LEAD expert teacher, Doubt clarification, and National competitions. These aspects not only facilitate modern-day learning but ensures the overall development of kids.

LEAD School’s learning guarantees holistic development to every child with its perfectly curated curriculum that equivalates to a seamless and well-balanced timetable chart for kids.

 

Not that just, LEAD School also ensures transparency between teachers and parents for the latter to be in a better position to have an equal say in the academic life of their child. The activities, assessments, grades, weekly performance, must be shared by teachers with parents daily.

When a curriculum at a school is well-planned where every nuanced element of children’s life is taken care of, they flourish.

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About the Author
Manasa Ramakrishnan
Manasa Ramakrishnan

Manasa is a Branding and Communication Manager at LEAD School. She is an Asian College of Journalism alumnus and a former Teach for India Fellow. Manasa has also completed her MBA in marketing from Deakin University. She strongly believes that education has the power to shake the world and is excited to be a part of LEAD’s transformational journey.

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