|Tips#1: Read Together Every Day|
|Read to your child every day. Make this a warm and loving time when the two of you can cuddle close together. Bedtime is an especially great time for reading together.|
|Tips#2: Give Everything A Name|
|You can build comprehension skills early, even with the littlest child. Play games that involve naming or pointing to objects. Say things like, "Where's your nose?" and then, "Where's Mommy's nose?" Or touch your child's nose and say, "What's this?"|
Indians attach great importance to education. The competition is fierce and begins enroll children in the best school and continues as the boy goes to college and beyond. India still aims to reach 100% level of literacy. Only one state in the south of the country, Kerala has achieved that distinction thus far. Education in India is broadly divided into primary, upper primary, secondary and higher secondary. General education lasts 12 years, following the 10 + 2 model. However, different states organize the first 10 years of teaching is different and that even within schools, there are several educational standards that are followed.
The key standards for the schools are as follows:
State Government Boards where the key et exams according to the provincial government standards
The CBSE or Central Board of Secondary Education, where the standard is set by central government to schools in several states
The Council for Indian School Certification Exam or CISCE board
National Open School and
Let's look at the key stages of the Indian education system.
|Tips#3: Say How Much You Enjoy Reading Together|
|Tell your child how much you enjoy reading with him or her. Look forward to this time you spend together. Talk about "story time" as the favorite part of your day.|
|Tips#4: Be Interactive|
|Engage your child so he or she will actively listen to a story. Discuss what's happening, point out things on the page, and answer your child's questions. Ask questions of your own and listen to your child's responses.|
red; “> Pre-primary: Pre-primary education in India is not a fundamental right, with a very low percentage of children receiving preschool educational facilities. This has led to a rush in the private sector to fill that void. The private sector responsible for the relatively richer section of society has opened a number of kindergartens and schools. Provisions in these kindergartens are divided into two stages – lower kindergarten (LKG) and upper kindergarten (UKG). Typically, an LKG class would consist of children from 3 to 4 years old, and the UKG class would consist of 4 children under 5 years old.
Primary: This also applies to children aged 6 to 11 years studying in classes from first to fifth standard.
High School: This generally refers to children studying in classes between fifth and eighth standard.
Secondary: This is the students in their ninth and tenth grade.
Higher secondary: Sometimes known as Pre-University (PUC), this refers to students in the 11th and 12th standard. Here, students choose a particular stream they wish to pursue upon entering a bachelor.
Undergraduate: The next step in education, the students specialize in a particular stream. Depending on their choice of topics, undergraduate programs vary in duration from three to six years. For example, is a Bachelor Arts (BA) will have three years to complete, while a medical student can expect to attend classes 4.5 years and an internship of another year.
Postgraduate: After completion of a Bachelor program, students can choose to specialize in a postgraduate program of their choice further add to their qualifications.
|Tips#5: Read It Again And Again And Again|
|Your child will probably want to hear a favorite story over and over. Go ahead and read the same book for the 100th time! Research suggests that repeated readings help children develop language skills.|
|Tips#6: Talk About Writing, Too|
|Draw your child's attention to the way writing works. When looking at a book together, point out how we read from left to right and how words are separated by spaces.|