Topic: Primary School

Momo - Myth or Menace?

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A hoax? Fake news? Urban legend? How did social media, worried parents, playground gossip, the police and even Kim Kardashian help this disturbing online myth snowball out of all proportion?

Topics: Parenting, Teens, High School, Internet, Primary School, Safety, Technology, Social Media, Bullying

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

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

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

Teaching Kids to Ask for What They Want

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Much behaviour that annoys parents stems from children’s inability to ask for what they want.

Most parents have experienced a young child yelling, “Mum, he took my toy. It’s not fair!” Perhaps you’ve experienced a child who whines like a dripping tap because they want something from you.

Topics: Parenting, Teens, High School, Behaviour, Primary School, Social Skills, Preschool, Prep, Toddlers

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