Parents’ active participation in learning:
We appreciate your concern about your children's education and understand how you would love to be fully involved in guiding and mentoring them on the road to success. GoforPractice platform is designed keeping both the aspirations of the parents and requirements of the students in perspective. It is not only important but essential to be involved in children's studies. Parents’ experience and their active participation in learning of the child can certainly bring more success in studies and in life. GoforPractice makes it easy and structured for parents to be a part of their child's education and career.
Here is what parents can do at GoforPractice:
- Make sure your children understand GoforPractice platform and its features.
- Help your child register and access practice tests.
- Give them directions to use GoforPractice platform step-by-step.
- Stand by them - Praise right answers, and explain how to improve next time.
- Closely monitor children's performance reports, score cards and chapter/course coverage.
Active parent participation at GoforPractice helps them with:
- First-hand understanding of CBSE curriculum, policies and more.
- Knowledge of GoforPractice platform, Syllabus, Chapters and Tests pattern.
- Observation on interests, strengths/weaknesses of the child.
- Reports to know your child's knowledge, marks and overall performance.
- Opportunity for feedback and suggestions.
GoforPractice advantage - Children with actively involved Parents are more likely to:
- Earn higher grades and test scores.
- Know the strengths & weaknesses and plan corrective measures.
- Have a stress-free Learning experience.
- Become confident to tackle challenges and exam phobia.
- Achieve consistent and long term academic success.
- Adapt to positive attitudes and behavior.
Internet and Child safety
Internet has changed our lives like never before. It has become an integral part of our life. The World Wide Web is a wonderful resource for children but at the same time, it can pose challenges to your children's safety and privacy. Therefore, it is important to be aware of what your children see and browse on the Internet, who they meet virtually, and what they share online.
All it takes to stay safe online is vigilant parents and educated children. We at GoforPractice are committed to a safe and happy online experience for our users.
When it comes to child safety, we aim to:
- Advise parents with the basics of online safety.
- Educate children on online safety measures.
Advice to parents:
- Learn: Become computer literate and learn how to block objectionable material.
- Share: Share an email account with your child so you can monitor messages.
- Bookmark: Bookmark most frequently visited sites for quick and easy access.
- Spend time: Spend time online together to teach your children appropriate online behaviour.
- Advise: Advise them not to enter the chat rooms. Be aware that posting messages to chat rooms reveals a user's email address to others.
- Limit: Limit their online time per day aside from a special school project.
- Check: Check your credit card and phone bills for unfamiliar account charges.
- Monitor: Monitor what your child did without your supervision.
- Explain: Explain as how to react in case they come across inappropriate content.
- Respond: Respond to your child when he/she reports an uncomfortable online experiencet.
Internet Safety Tips
- Keep the computer in a common room in the house so that you can keep an eye on the computer activity.
- Sit along with your children while they browse the internet.
- Check the web history to know the sites they visit.
- Switch on the Filtering and Safe-Search options.
- Ask them not to give personal information like names, addresses, or phone numbers on public sites.
- Create a screen name to protect their real identity.
- Teach them not to pirate software or other utilities.
- Protect passwords and ask them not to use 'Remember me' option on public computers like at school or in net cafes.
- Brief them about 'Report Abuse' and 'Flag' options in case they come across inappropriate content.
- Avoid 'In-person meetings' with people they meet online.
- Advise them to check the credibility and genuineness of the information on sites.
- Install Parent Control software that helps block access to certain sites.
- Use parent-control options to block inappropriate material
- Follow online safety tips for a safer and happier internet experience.
Show your children that you are always concerned by actively participating in learning with GoforPractice. Share the fun and excitement of learning in a brand new way, sit with them, appreciate their efforts, encourage them to explore and excel.
For more information and help on online safety, email us at email@example.com