brain training

What Does the Future Hold for Brain Training?

For those who don’t have the time to read weighty books and practice algebra equations (most of us, let’s be honest), short and fun brain training puzzles come to the rescue. Puzzles such as sudokus and crosswords have long been enjoyed and utilised. These games have allowed generations to unwind and relax while keeping their brains engaged and active. Let’s take a closer looks at … Continue reading What Does the Future Hold for Brain Training?

Kids

5 Hacks to Help You Make Learning Fun for Kids

Learning is, in many ways, a natural function of childhood. Babies have to literally learn all the functions adults take for granted such as how to eat, hold a spoon and walk. Children are still being exposed to new situations every day, so learning is a natural event in childhood. There is no doubt that learning can actually be fun, but adults have largely taken … Continue reading 5 Hacks to Help You Make Learning Fun for Kids

financial education

Why we need financial education in schools

A recent survey by The Independent found that three quarters of British people are affected by mental health issues as a result of financial worries. Having the skills to manage your finances is really a matter of education; many young adults have expressed that they were not taught enough about finances at school and are suffering as a result. But what can we do to … Continue reading Why we need financial education in schools

personal finance

How does your financial knowledge compare to the average UK adult?

Do you understand the meaning of financial terms such as “inflation”? If so you’re in the minority, according to research by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The study revealed that only 38% of UK adults knew what the word “inflation” meant. The same study also discovered that just 69% put careful consideration into making major purchases. This overall lack of financial literacy … Continue reading How does your financial knowledge compare to the average UK adult?

rubbish collection

Rubbish Removal Blogging Projects For Kids

Are you a parent looking for a new extracurricular activity for your kid(s)? Are you a teacher looking for a really cool extra credit assignment that will teach your students a truly meaningful lesson they’ll never forget? Consider getting the kids interested in starting a rubbish removal blog to engage them in one of the biggest problems our society faces and will likely get worse … Continue reading Rubbish Removal Blogging Projects For Kids