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Science and Art: Why You Should be Using All Your Brain

Aaron Ellison, senior ecologist at the Harvard Forest, will be a special presenter at next week's Third Paradise forum, where students will discuss their...

Community Connections

Students at Al Siraat College in Epping have embraced the Shoebox4Syria campaign, preparing thousands of gifts for Syrian children in refugee camps. Read the...

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Best of the Web: Tips for Reading to Kids, Why You Should be a Lazy Parent, and the Sadness of the Empty Nest

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

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Telling the Story of the Third Paradise

Independent Schools Victoria is hosting our second Third Paradise Forum in May, where students will talk about their work towards creating a sustainable world....

Lessons in Resilience

Scott Harris suffered traumatic brain injury in a motorbike accident. Nine years later, he's redefined resilience. He tells his remarkable story, sharing the lessons...

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Hey Diddle Diddle: Why Nursery Rhymes Produce Successful Readers

Nursery rhymes might be unpopular with some parents, but as Diane Bourke explains, rhymers become readers.

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Get a Job: Tips for Teenagers on Finding Work

Part-time work for teenagers can give them money and independence. In this repost of her popular article, careers expert Helen Green offers some practical...

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Besting the Bullies: How Having Many Friends Can Make a Difference

New research shows that having a group of friends can help a child's resilience in the face of bullying.

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Best of the Web: Start Classes Later, Dance as Important as Maths, and Getting to Know My Child’s Dyslexia

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