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Logging on to Relaxation

Gamifying wellbeing is part of a new program that's helping students to de-stress and maintain focus.

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Thinking about the Write Stuff

Michael Broadstock is using the Feuerstein approach to thinking and learning with his children. A model airplane building session with his son was an...

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Students go Green by Lobbying Principal to Ban Plastic Straws

Plastic straws are now banned at the Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School canteen, thanks to the efforts of a group of primary students. Find...

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Best of the Web: Dads Breaking Down Gender Stereotypes, Hard Work doesn’t Always Pay Off, and Navigating Parent-Teacher Interviews, and more

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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Twilight Seminar: the Impact of Online Gaming and Social Media on Young People

A twilight seminar for parents, carers and educators will provide strategies and tips to help young people who might become addicted to online gaming...

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Michael Grose: Strategies to Help your Anxious Child

Leading parenting expert Michael Grose has just published a new book on coping with childhood anxiety. Here he offers advice on helping your child...

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Testing Times: Are we Making Kids Afraid of Exams?

We may be teaching children to be afraid of exams, rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge, writes Mandie Shean.

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School Bags Full of Hope

Students from Al Siraat College are helping poor and disadvantaged children overseas. Read about their work in the latest of our Community Connections posts.