Education and parenting articles from the King's team

Help Angry Boys Manage Their Emotions

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Increasingly, boys are becoming angry, aggressive and violent. News reports of young men committing acts of violence against each other in the streets is an increasing occurrence. More and more, acts of physical aggression and violence are played out in schoolyards across the country and they involve boys on most occasions.

Topics: Parenting, Teens, High School, Behaviour, Primary School, Boys

Helicopter, Lawn-mower, Contractor and Other Parenting Fails

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What's your parenting style? Do you hover, push, coerce, outsource, micro-manage, motivate, let go or just hope for the best?

Topics: Parenting, High School, Primary School

Speaking the English? Why English Is so Difficult to Learn

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English is the official language of more than 50 countries and the lingua franca of international business, diplomacy, science and technology. Yet it is phenomenally difficult to master...

Topics: Literacy, International Students

The Rise of Project Based Learning (PBL)

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Ask most parents about their experience of school and the stories are often quite similar: Their teacher would talk and write on the board; students would listen and take down notes. You’d do exercises from a textbook, take tests, get grades… rinse and repeat.

Topics: High School, Internet, Primary School, Technology, Project Based Learning

So Your Child's a Senior - 10 Ways to Help You Both Survive

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The memories of that little tyke shyly holding your hand as they started school are over twelve years old! That little treasure has somehow morphed into a moody, opinionated, spotty giant, eating you out of house and home, and wearing a King’s white shirt. Guess what? They need you more than ever.

Topics: Parenting, Teens, High School

3 Addition Strategies for Mini Mathematicians

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In preschool and Prep, young children will typically tackle the equation 4+5  by counting out a pile of four counters and another pile of five counters and then adding them all together. In the absence of counters they will use their fingers. 

Topics: Primary School, Preschool, Prep, Numeracy

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