Month: August 2017

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Sons and Daughters: How Dads Show Unconscious Gender Bias

Fathers act differently towards their young daughters and sons, a new study has revealed.

/ 25 August 2017
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Changing Children’s Minds and Brains, Part 2

In the second of a three-part series, Diane Bourke talks about task solving in the Feuerstein approach to helping children learn.

/ 25 August 2017
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Kids Read All About It

Mainstream print media may be dying, but a newspaper aimed at Australian children is building a loyal readership.

/ 25 August 2017
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Best of the Web: Reconnecting on a Rollercoaster, Social Media Not All Bad, and Phonic Wars

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

/ 24 August 2017
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Fighting the ‘Don’t You Look Pretty’ Syndrome

The New Puberty, by Amanda Dunn, explores how children are going through puberty earlier than ever before. In this extract, she looks at how...

/ 11 August 2017
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Changing Children’s Minds and Brains

In the first of a three-part series, Diane Bourke explains how you can help your child learn using the Feuerstein approach.

/ 11 August 2017
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Letter to My Teenage Self

Grace Halphen, 16, is the star attraction at a sold-out Melbourne Writers' Festival event later this month. Here we repost our interview from last...

/ 11 August 2017
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Best of the Web: Supporting Mums of Teenagers, Taking Away Toys and Tackling Misbehaving Parents

Mums Of Teens Can Benefit From Social Support, Just Like New Mums (Juli Fraga, npr) In the early years of raising children, new mothers’...

/ 11 August 2017