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10 quick tips to improve your child’s reading

10 quick tips to improve your child’s reading

In this post we talk about tips for improving your child's reading and give you 10 quick tips to help you keep them interested and ensure they enjoy reading into the future.

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Have you heard of the National Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) conference?

Have you heard of the National Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) conference?

Yearly, close to 1000 educators and researchers from around the world attended. PESA is Australia’s Positive Education national peak body. Its mission is to lead, promote and foster the implementation and development of Positive Education, enabling all students, schools and communities to flourish. 
 

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7 tips to help adults with kids homework

7 tips to help adults with kids homework

Homework! A word that puts a dark cloud of fear and loathing into the minds of many students. It also stirs negative emotions in the parents of those students. Homework often means parents having to nag and argue with their child to finish it.

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That’s why I love my job

That’s why I love my job

As an education specialist, dog trainer and Director of Canine Comprehension, I believe we need to widen the perspectives of our students and offer them tools so they can mentally get to a place where they are calm and ready to learn.

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Start Fresh for the New School Year – Be Prepared!

Start Fresh for the New School Year – Be Prepared!

Successful grades are not a matter of studying hard before the exam. They are about all the work you have done throughout the year to get you there. If you can start your school year in January, rather than February, when school commences, then you are already ahead of the game. You should be doing some work during the holidays to prepare you for success in 2019.

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How to help your child move from primary to secondary with a smile

How to help your child move from primary to secondary with a smile

For some kids the transition from primary to secondary is easy. Many of their friends will be joining them and they love their new three-sizes-too-big uniform. For others it can be harder.

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Our Dogs Went To University

Our Dogs Went To University

Sarah was contacted by a lecturer at La Trobe University who examines human-animal relationships. She was looking for someone to help out with a short experiment with a group of third year psychology students. 

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