Month: July 2017

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Best of the Web: Breaking Through With Autism, Outsourcing Parenting, and Tracking Students by Phone

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

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How to Study and Increase Your Marks

As the exam season approaches, we repost Andrew Fuller's excellent tips on the best ways to study.

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Advice for Parents to Discuss and Identify Eating Disorders

Controversial Netflix drama To the Bone has brought eating disorders into the spotlight, but a Deakin University clinical psychologist recommends parents should take the...

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Student Creativity Proves the Power of the Arts in Education

Our Annual Student Art Exhibition returns with more than 100 art works from students in 14 Member Schools. There's s no better proof of...

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9 Reasons Why Boys Need to Read

The statistics show boys aren't reading enough, but Brighton Grammar School's Paul Stewart isn't giving up. He offers some practical tips to engage boys...

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Four Tips to Help Children Learn to Read

How we learn to read involves a combination of strategies, writes Professor Misty Adoniou.

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Screenagers

The struggle by parents to control their children's screen time is tackled in Screenagers, a documentary that's getting worldwide attention, now showing in Australia.

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New Study: Bullying Hurts Learning

A long-term study tracking Melbourne school students has uncovered evidence that children bullied in primary school are being left behind in learning.

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Best of the Web: Why children make the best teachers, improving students’ handwriting, and preparing children for the jobs of tomorrow

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