Blog Verita School2020-07-16T16:30:49+03:00

Understanding the Teen Years

Dealing with the Teenager Student Adolescence is a transitional period from childhood into adulthood. It is a period of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social changes, that frequently result in confusion. As it is a period of self-discovery, it’s normal for teenagers to experiment. In search of their identity [...]

Ensuring Social and Emotional well-being

Ensuring Social and Emotional Well-being Schools are an ideal setting to support the social and emotional well-being of students and offer resources and opportunities to build resilience. When schools support social and emotional well-being, students typically have fewer disciplinary issues, can focus more on school work, and can [...]

Building and Maintaining Resilience Despite the Odds

Building and Maintaining Resilience Despite the Odds Schools are places where we bring our whole selves — our life experiences, cultural backgrounds, challenges and trauma, and hopes and aspirations — into interaction with the world. But often, the experiences we encounter in school environments can become sources of [...]

How Should Teachers Prepare for Online Education?

Teaching remotely is still a relatively novel concept and it takes time to adjust for those who’ve never done it before. Taking the current pandemic into account, online teaching has become a must, because of all the restrictions that make it impossible for classes to be taught live. Thus, [...]

How Can Parents Help their Children to Navigate Online Classes?

Making distance learning work requires balance, patience, and flexibility. If the current pandemic should return in a second wave, thus forcing authorities to impose certain restrictions, such as online classes for all school children, the below expert advice from educators will assist you as parents to guide your children [...]

How to Keep Your Child Engaged and in Learning Beyond School Classes

The current pandemic has upended family life around the world. School closures, working remotely, physical distancing — it’s a lot to navigate for parents. Moreover, online classes, while effective, cannot replace 100% of the physical interactions between students and teachers in a regular setting, which is why experts recommend [...]

Mind over heart? No, thank you!

What is funny about the way we work as human beings is that we are told to "be rational" in our everyday lives - when we make decisions, when we adopt a certain behavior or attitude, as if our mind is not also made up of feelings. They [...]

How do we talk to children about Covid-19?

Dear Parents, As time has passed since the crisis broke out and perhaps ideas and resources have started wearing out, I have been contacted by several of you and asked for advice. I have written down some of the most important things to keep track of when talking to [...]

Mistakes and how to accept them

Dear parents, How familiar is it the image of a child crying out of frustration when they make a mistake in their homework, while playing sports or even participating in a fun activity? For adults, it may often seem silly that children would get upset over such little things, [...]