Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach Interviews “Candidates” Seeking to Join Online ESL Platform 51Talk

Manila, Philippines – 51Talk, together with their new Philippine brand ambassador, Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, held its first-ever live stream interview via Facebook after hundreds of aspiring online English teachers signed-up to get a chance to be part of the show. The live stream is part of 51Talk’s campaign to invite qualified Filipinos who are interested to take advantage of the 30,000 home-based online teaching opportunities offered by 51Talk where people can teach, learn and most importantly – earn.

Listed in the New York Stock Exchange, 51Talk is the leading online English education platform that connects thousands of Filipino teachers to foreign English language learners via an interactive virtual classroom.

More than 70,000 viewers tuned in and joined the fun and inspiring live stream which allowed them to learn more about the teaching at home opportunity and acquainted them with the application process that can be completed in as fast as three days. Pia interviewed nine pre-selected candidates from different backgrounds who shared their heartwarming stories on how they found hope in 51Talk after losing their jobs or livelihood.

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Storypod Launches A Figurine-Activated Podcast Player For Kids, To Address Overexposure to Screens

Storypod Helps Parents “Edutain” Their Kids 3+ Screen-Free With A Library of 300+ Original and Licensed Bilingual Stories, Songs, Books, and Games.

MIAMI, FL / JUN 19, 2020 / Character-driven, broadcast-quality audio for hours of screenless fun. On June 30, Storypod launches a crowdfunding campaign for its edutainment audio platform for kids, which helps busy and screen-concerned parents entertain their kids screen-free through interactive stories, songs, books, and games. What effects do screens have on children’s brains? JAMA Pediatrics, a peer-reviewed medical journal in the American Medical Association, found that more screen time results in children’s lower expressive language, less ability to rapidly name objects, and decreased literacy skills. They also discovered that more screen time causes physical changes to the brain — specifically, lower brain white matter integrity in a portion of the brain directly impacting language and literacy skills. The World Health Organization recommends limiting screen time for kids under 5 to just one hour daily of high-quality programming. But how else can parents keep their kids busy all day? Enter Storypod.

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Quality Time: 13 Ideas for Crafting with Kids

In today’s busy world, taking a little bit of a breather and spending some time with your kids will let you appreciate the modest aspects of life and remind you how valuable these moments are. Another reason to start creative projects with your kids is to expand their horizons and teach them some useful crafting skills. According to the studies done by psychologists, such activities tend to have long-lasting benefits for their cognitive development. Do you need more motivation? Then we’ll let you in on a secret; none of the crafting ideas we’re about to unveil will take more than 30 minutes to complete. Let’s get started!

1. Glitter glue counting sticks

Learning how to count doesn’t have to be drudgery. When you’re trying to explain how numbers work, why not be creative about it and get them to make glitter glue counting sticks? There’s not a lot of things that you’re going to need to complete the project, and what’s better than creating something with practical benefits at the same time?

2. Paper animals

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Balancing Education and Fun: 8 Tips for Living a Student Lifestyle

As you begin your college life, a lot of things will change. For many students, college is the first time they’ve lived away from home. Whether this is something you’ve always looked forward to or whether it’s something you’ve feared, college life is sure to be an adventure. You’ll always remember your college days for the rest of your life. It pays to get the most out of your college days. To do so, you’ll need to learn how to balance education with having fun. Here are seven smart tips for living a student lifestyle.

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Age Appropriate Tutoring: When Should You Start Hiring Tutor for Your Kids?

Almost everybody would want to start early on everything. “Oh, I wish I learned that when I was younger,” said someone on a get-together, talking about a skill they’ve never gotten. Maybe even you’ve said that before.

In education, starting early hopefully will give your children advantages later. Of course, starting too early is not recommended, as it puts unnecessary pressure on the children. What about tutoring? Is there any right age to start enrolling your children to a tutor center or hiring tutors home instead?

Truth it, every children is different. Some will be ready sooner than the other. However, it is safe to say that they can start to get tutoring when they are ready for preschool.

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